University Centre Askham Bryan

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Harper Adams University

Arboriculture with Urban Forestry

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Course summary

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This programme provides vocationalbased study for management roles in the arboriculture industry. The programme has been designed in close collaboration with industry leaders to fulfil the needs of the sector, and develop the next generation of arboriculturists. There are industry experience modules in both years, personal development planning is also included, as well as studying the most current developments in arboriculture and urban forestry. Employment prospects are excellent with former students working with local authorities, consultancies, botanic gardens and government research agencies.

Course details


Year 1 • Industry Skills • Academic Skills • Introduction to Business • Plant and Soil Science • Principles of Urban Forestry • Tree Identification and Dendrology • Tree Management • Arboricultural Practices Year 2 • Personal Research Project • Professional Development • Academic Development • Business Enterprise • Tree Pests and Diseases • Project and Contract Management • Planning and Tree Law • Tree Biology

Assessment method

Assessments, Coursework, Examinations, Presentations, Viva-Voce, Practical Assessments

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeD5K6
Institution code A70
Campus nameAskham Bryan York Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points Applicants should have achieved 48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 or above. Equivalent qualifications may be accepted in lieu of GCSEs In addition applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of one year of Level 3 study and/or have significant industry experience. An initial assessment process may be used to inform the College of your current status. Some students may be asked to attend an interview. 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


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Arboriculture with Urban Forestry at University Centre Askham Bryan - UCAS