Countryside and Environmental Studies

There is no better place to learn the environmental and conservation industry than Bishop Burton, with students building up their skills by working on the historic parkland the colleh is set in.

Students are well prepared for a wide range of exciting careers through a combination of practical studies, work experience placements and lectures by experts in their field.

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Countryside and Environmental Studies

Career options are diverse, from sustainability officers, landscape conservation contractors, environmental consultants, conservation officers, gamekeepers, park rangers and may work for organisations such as Natural England, the National Trust, wildlife trusts, RSPB and the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group.

Our courses include a huge range of practical skills development, based both on the College site and the surrounding Yorkshire countryside. We’re also fortunate to have excellent access to the Yorkshire Wolds, Moors and the Dales with the estuaries, coastline and salt marshes nearby.

  • Practical skills
  • Working outdoors
  • Estate management including on College grounds
  • Independent learning.

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