Harper Adams University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This course is ideal for students with an appropriate Foundation Degree or HND to top-up to a degree in Countryside Management. It will help you to develop the principles of successful integrated countryside management and investigate their application in real situations such as nature reserve management. Emphasis is placed on the recreational use of the countryside and developing management skills, preparing graduates for jobs such as Countryside Rangers, Rights of Way Officers, Reserves Managers and Agri-Environment Project Officers. Learn about the countryside... in the countryside: It makes sense, really – if you are passionate about learning to manage and help shape the future of the countryside and the wider environment, you want to be right in the middle of it. Based in rural Shropshire, we are fortunate to be surrounded by countryside and environmental resources, ideal both for your studies and leisure time. There are the North Shropshire meres and bogs, the Long Mynd, Aqualate Mere, Offa’s Dyke National Trail and the world famous geological site of Wenlock Edge. Not to mention the Stiperstones, Shropshire Hills, local nature reserves, the Wrekin, Wildlife Trust sites and a host of National Trust and English Heritage properties and parks. We are within easy reach of the Welsh Mountains, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire Moorlands and the Peak District.
•Degree Review Project •GIS and Land Use •Sustainable Forestry and Forest Products •Countryside Interpretation, Education and Visitor Management •Managing Countryside Projects •Managing People
Assessment of student learning is conducted using a variety of methods. Each course module is assessed by a combination of coursework and an end of year exam. A part of the assessment process, student feedback forms an important element in the learning process. All students receive verbal and written feedback on their coursework and exam scripts. Example of assessment methods include: ◾Time constrained exams ◾Flora and fauna Identification test ◾Management plans ◾Essays / case studies ◾Field reports ◾Practical examinations ◾Poster presentations
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Top-Up applications can only be considered if your Foundation degree was taken in the UK and meets our placement requirements. Please contact the Admissions Office for further information.
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
Top-up applicants must have achieved an average of 55% in their Foundation degree to apply for BSc non-honours and 60% to apply for BSc Honours. Applicants must have completed a full year’s placement as part of their course of study or two years of full-time relevant employment after their course.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|