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.
Year 1 - Dendrology; Arboricultural Practices; Academic and Vocational Skills; Essential Plant and Soil Science; Applied Tree Biology, Tree Production; Establishment and Biosecurity Year 2 - Pests, Diseases and Weeds; Environmental Plant Physiology; Industry Project; Tree Management and the Law; Woodland and Veteran Tree Management; Research Methods OR Business Development 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.
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
- Year 2
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
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Applicants 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.|
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|