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Forestry (Top-up) (Hons)

University of Cumbria

B.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
10500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Forestry (Top-up) (Hons) program from University of Cumbria  is perfect for you if you already have a HND or foundation degree in forestry or arboriculture and want to study for a BSc Honours Degree and gain professional accreditation through the Institute of Chartered Foresters, the forestry sector professional body.

Overview

During the Forestry (Top-up) (Hons) program from University of Cumbria you’ll study professional forestry at our National School of Forestry in the iconic Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

You'll live and learn on our friendly Ambleside campus, the only university campus in a national park, which is also home to the Centre for National Parks and Protected Areas, where our tutors are involved in producing high-quality research that informs our teaching, your learning and aims to bring about positive change in the natural world.

Career:

Topping up your qualification will give you the advantage when pursuing a career in forest and woodland management, with job opportunities both nationally and overseas. We have had graduates go on to work for the Forestry Commission, the Woodland Trust, local authorities and private enterprise, with some students going into business for themselves. Alternatively, you may wish to continue your studies to masters level.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Foresters

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • Woodland Ecology and Conservation
  • Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing
  • World Forestry Developments
  • Advanced Silviculture
  • Forest Carbon Management
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Urban Forestry and Arboriculture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of a related foundation degree or HND.
  • Applicants from courses based at institutions other than University of Cumbria will be assessed on their suitability depending upon the modules they have studied.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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