University Centre Myerscough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Arboriculture and Tree Management

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Course summary

Students will gain an understanding of the importance of tree biomechanics to tree stability and the social, environmental, economic and aesthetic benefits of trees. Issues of environmental sustainability are emphasised throughout the course. This course has been fully accredited by the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) and on completion of the course the student is eligible to apply for Professional Membership of the ICF.

Course details


Year 1 - Arboricultural Practices; Academic and Vocational Skills; Essential Plant and Soil Science; Applied Tree Biology Year 2 – Dendrology; Tree Production, Establishment and Biosecurity; Pests, Diseases and Weeds; Tree Management and the Law Year 3 - Research Methods OR Business and Entrepreneurism; Environmental Plant Physiology; Industry Project; Woodland and Veteran Tree Management

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. 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


You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £1125 Module
Northern Ireland £1125 Module
Scotland £1125 Module
Wales £1125 Module
EU £1250 Module
International £1250 Module
Channel Islands £1125 Module

Additional fee information

Additional costs for items that are essential for the course include: chainsaw boots and trousers - £250 approximately. Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: assessments for Industry Certificate of Competence - £700 approximately.
Arboriculture and Tree Management at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS