Land use impacts and human activity have put pressure on the world’s environments. Do you want to help Scotland lead the way against climate change and transition to a net zero economy? This course will help you to become multi skilled, have a broad understanding of nature and climate issues and prepare you to pivot towards to the large range of employment opportunities in the fast-growing and dynamic green economy. The learning will encompass important activities such as peatland restoration, habitat monitoring, conservation, land management and sustainable wildlife management. You might want to embrace this learning experience to get into new employment or develop new workplace skills to use in your current employed role. Either way our curriculum team are a leading force in contemporary land-based education, and they will guide you through the most direct route to achieve your goals. You’ll gain:
- Experience of using wildlife management techniques in a work-based setting Knowledge and understanding of a broad range of UK species, habitats and their management
- Understanding of the role of public engagement in land use planning and conservation of biological diversity
- Understanding the physical landscape, the processes which created it and the effects on the distribution of habitats
- Access to a network of wildlife management professionals throughout Scotland
- The ability to work and study in a flexible way from anywhere in Scotland
How 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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0|
|PTE Academic||50||Minimum score of 50|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section|
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:
Further information on English Language Requirements can be found via the following link.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7110||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7110||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7110||Year 1|