The FdSc Applied Environmental Land Management course aims to help you become capable of engaging in a range of land-based environmental careers with a focus on consultancy and advisory roles. The demand for this roles in this sector is increasing as the new Agriculture Act, and changes in technology and innovation of farming and land management practices, is opening up possibilities for improvement in sustainability and efficiency in farming, as well as linked possibilities in other land-based industries such as forestry and waterway management. The course will include knowledge of farming and other land-based enterprises, ecology and environmental management, survey methods particularly focused on environmental survey techniques, report and management plan writing and presentation, consultancy skills, sustainability, legislation, practical land management skills and work experience. The vast majority of ecology and environmental management jobs now require qualifications at level 4, 5 and 6 and this course aims to equip you with not only the theoretical knowledge required in industry but with opportunities to practice and apply that knowledge as well. All staff teaching on the FdSC Applied Environment Land Management programme are experienced lecturers. Each has contemporary industry experience gained from recent investigations in their environmental and land management specialism. Soil health, minimal tillage and woodland management are example topics of recent staff projects. In addition to the teaching team, there is a wide range of support staff across the campus who can support you to gain the most from your time on the campus. Specialist skills training, equipment operation and information services are just some areas of support available on campus.
Level 4 Modules: Policy and Principles of Sustainability Introduction into Soil & Climate Introduction to Ecology Applied Soil Management Regenerative Agriculture Level 5 Modules: Applied Ecosystem Management Environmental Water Management Plants, Land and Environment Interactions Professional Practice in the Land Based Sector Sustainable Woodland Management
Students are assessed with a combination of practical assessments and assignments, with no exams in the first year.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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.
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- Brooksby - Specialist Land-based Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
We are unable to accept international applicants at this time.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8250||Year 1|