Arboriculture at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS

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Course summary

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. The course is ideal for anyone who wants to work in this rewarding and exciting industry, or for those people currently working in Arboriculture. Employers look for a combination of managerial and technical skills in the science and technology of tree care. This course integrates both these aspects to ensure that you will be equipped with the necessary skill set for entry level work in the arboriculture sector. You will learn how to identify and survey trees and integrate tree biology and soil science into tree care. A focus is also given to tree production and establishment highlighting a range of current and innovative new practices to help meet the challenge of planting trees in urban locations. The development of work-related practical skills and experiences is an integral part of the course with a dedicated module covering work skills.


Dendrology; Arboricultural Practices; Academic and Vocational Skills; Essential Plant and Soil Science; Applied Tree Biology; Tree Production, Establishment and Biosecurity

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.

Additional entry requirements


You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £1125 Module
Northern Ireland £1125 Module
Scotland £1125 Module
Wales £1125 Module
EU £1250 Module
International £1250 Module
Channel Islands £1125 Module

Additional fee information

Additional costs for items that are essential for the course include: chainsaw boots and trousers - £250 approximately. Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: assessments for Industry Certificate of Competence - £700 approximately.
Arboriculture at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS