University Centre Askham Bryan has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
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.
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
Assessments, Coursework, Examinations, Presentations, Viva-Voce, Practical Assessments
How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||Askham Bryan York Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|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
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|