You will learn how to become an effective manager in the countryside, combining your understanding of ecology, landscape development, cultural history and heritage management.
This course has been designed with environmental conservation and heritage organisations, enhancing graduate employability. Our graduates have gone on to work at The National Trust, The Wildlife Trusts, Cotswold Archaeology and many more.
You will gain training in a range of industry skills, with the opportunity to complete recognised training courses in machinery and equipment operations at our John Oldacre Rural Innovation Centre. The cost of which is included in your tuition fee.
After successfully completing the Foundation degree you may wish to consider enrolling for additional year of study on the BSc (Hons) Countryside Management (Top-up) to obtain an Honours degree.
You will complete a 30-day period of compulsory work placement, usually during the summer holiday between your first and second year, to gain an in-depth experience of wildlife, heritage, and environmental management activities within the sector. You will produce a portfolio of evidence of this learning experience.