University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Forestry University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Scottish Qualifications Authority trading as SQA

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Course summary

If you're interested in the conservation and management of our woodland and forest areas, the HND Forestry will give you the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the forestry industry. You will study at the Scottish School of Forestry, part of Inverness College UHI. To enhance employability our HND Forestry students undertake a one-year work placement, except in cases where suitable alternative experience can be demonstrated.

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 code 005D
Institution code H49
Campus name Inverness College UHI
Campus code I

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level DD Plus 4 National 5s at B or above or equivalent.
Plus a minimum of 1 year's pre-course experience in woodland environment is required or attainment of the Certificate in Forestry or Conservation skills. This requirement may be waived for applicants with 3 or more Highers, or equivalent, at grade C or above.
Scottish Higher CC Plus 4 National 5s at B or above or equivalent.
Plus a minimum of 1 year's pre-course experience in woodland environment is required or attainment of the Certificate in Forestry or Conservation skills. This requirement may be waived for applicants with 3 or more Highers, or equivalent, at grade C or above.

UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements

Other

A driving licence is a prerequisite for the placement year


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 5.5 Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0
PTE Academic 50.0 Minimum score of 50
TOEFL (iBT) 72.0 Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:

Further information on English Language Requirements can be found via the following link.

https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/international-courses/eligibility/english-language-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6,720 * Year 1
EU £1,285 * Year 1
International £6,855 * Year 1
England £6,720 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,720 * Year 1
Scotland £1,285 * Year 1
Wales £6,720 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
UHI Executive Office
Ness Walk
Inverness
IV3 5SQ


Course contact details

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01463 279190


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