Looking for a career where you can be immersed in nature and protect the world around you? Our FdSc Forestry degree provides a path into the forestry profession combined with an optional work experience element, so you gain all the practical know-how to be employed in a truly worthwhile and rewarding sector. From our campus in Ambleside (Lake District), you’ll have the opportunity to study in woodlands managed for conservation, timber production and social benefits - all within easy access. Delve into the enchanting world of forestry and discover the untapped wonders of nature. Course overview Study a professional forestry course at our National School of Forestry in the iconic Lake District National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site just minutes from our Ambleside campus. Gain the skills to start a career in a sector crucial for biodiversity, society and the economy, with a pathway into the National School of Forestry. On this course you will...
- Develop hands-on skills with our 150 hours of work experience.
- Get accredited by the Institute of Chartered Foresters.
- Use the latest forest management technology, such as remote sensing and drones during your studies, to enhance your employability.
- Benefits from our more than 50 years' experience educating and training professional and award-winning foresters.
- Boost your employability through our excellent links with the Royal Forestry Society, Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) and many other forestry organisations.
- Introduction to Managing Trees, Woods and Forests
- Measuring Trees and Forests
- Woodland Ecology
- Wood Utilisation & Processing
- Forestry Fundamentals
- Practical Forest Skills
- Work Experience
- Geographic Information Systems
- Managing Forest Operations
- Forest Policy and Governance
- Forest Health and Protection
- People and Forests
- Forest Design and Planning
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.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE Maths at C/4
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|