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Foundation Degree in Countryside Management
The Countryside Management foundation degree programme is taught by Askham Bryan College's Countryside and Environment Department.
This course focuses on a range of modules that encompass countryside management in western Europe, as well as environmental and business modules.
The Countryside Management programme utilises a combined approach of theoretical study, practical work and directed study. There are visits to appropriate sites and an optional European studies tour.
This degree is validated and awarded by Harper Adams University College.
Upon successful completion of the Countryside Management programme students can pursue their studies further with BSc (Hons) in Sustainable Land Management, obtaining their honours degree with only one additional year of study. Alternatively, Career opportunities include managerial positions in land-based industries such as park rangers and estate managers with National Park, The Forestry Commission etc.
Students wishing to study Countryside Management Foundation must meet the following entry requirements:
- A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grace C or above, or a BTEC First Diploma with a minimum of 20 points
- A minimum of 80 UCAS points (which may include Key Skills at level 2 or above) including study of 2 A levels to A2 level, or a BTEC National Diploma
- A satisfactory reference.
Equivalent qualifications may be considered.
Askham Bryan College is one of the UK's foremost land-based colleges and provides education and training at all levels from introductory courses for school leavers right up to honours degrees. The college, previously Yorkshire Institute of Agriculture, was founded in 1948...
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