The Wildlife and Conservation Management course is aimed at those who care about wildlife and the environment and want to protect it so that everyone may enjoy it. Biodiversity conservation, species and habitat identification, visitor management and land use are all included in a dynamic, hands-on course taught by enthusiastic professionals with direct experience in the land based industries. The course offers flexibility, allowing you to choose modules to suit your particular aspirations, and you’ll put the knowledge you gain to good use though real-life scenarios and case studies. This course attracts students of many different ages, backgrounds, and future aspirations. What they all have in common is an interest in studying this unique mix of biodiversity, conservation ecology and people management topics. Assessment Methods The course is assessed in a variety of ways, from investigations, essays, and case studies, to presentations, work experience tasks and both independent and collaborative projects. We ensure that transferable key skills such as communication and teamwork are naturally embedded and assessed throughout the course, providing students with skills that are readily transferable to the workplace. Modules Year 1: 12 credits are required to gain the Award of HNC and 15 credits are required if you plan to progress to second year of the course. Modules include: Biodiversity Conservation, Ecology and Ecosystems, Geology and Geomorphology, Rural Land Use, Environmental Awareness, Graded Unit 1, Interpretation and Visitor Management Techniques, Classification and Identification of Organisms, Leadership of Countryside Activities, Planning and Development, Heritage Studies, Biology, Wildlife Management, Information Technology, Animal Care: Wildlife, Wildlife Husbandry and Rehabilitation.
Year 1: 12 credits are required to gain the Award of HNC and 15 credits are required if you plan to progress to second year of the course. Modules include: Biodiversity Conservation, Ecology and Ecosystems, Geology and Geomorphology, Rural Land Use, Environmental Awareness, Graded Unit 1, Interpretation and Visitor Management Techniques, Classification and Identification of Organisms, Leadership of Countryside Activities, Planning and Development, Heritage Studies, Biology, Wildlife Management, Information Technology, Animal Care: Wildlife, Wildlife Husbandry and Rehabilitation.
Assessments have been structured to ensure that the learning outcomes above are tested effectively: Knowledge and understanding is assessed in a variety of mechanisms through investigations, case studies, presentations, essay and unseen written examinations. For assessment of intellectual skills we will use problem based exercises, investigations, case studies, presentations, essay. Independent project work such as the graded unit are used to demonstrate capability in a range of intellectual skills linked to specialist knowledge, understanding and practical skills. Assessment of practical skills must involve a practical demonstration of it this will involve observed tasks, presentations or work experience tasks. Assessment of transferable and key skills our assessments have been designed in such a way that the transferable/key skills are embedded and are readily transferable to employment and other contexts. An example being communication/teamwork can be developed through structured opportunities in the curriculum. For example, written communication skills can be developed and assessed through essays or dissertations; oral communication skills through presentations and seminars; or team-working skills through collaborative projects in the field or desk-based.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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English language requirements
|Achieving at least 5.0 in each component
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland