Course: BSc Ecology and Environmental Management (Top Up)

Department: Countryside and Environmental Studies

Type: Degree

Duration: One or two years

The Programme

This programme enables students to progress from the FdSc qualification to a full BSc Honours Degree in Ecology and Environmental Management. Academic and industry knowledge and understanding and skills gained will be developed and applied to a greater depth and breadth. Students will explore and analyse current and future issues and trends and apply their learning in the field.

What You Study

  • Conservation biology
  • Ecosystem services and ecological consultancy
  • Advanced geographical information systems
  • Freshwater ecology and management
  • Dissertation
  • Ecology and environmental management.

There is a strong emphasis on applying theoretical knowledge to practical situations using the excellent range of habitats both on the College estate and in the local area.

How To Apply

Application for the full-time course is through UCAS using code C1F7 and application to the part-time programme is through our online application form.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have completed a relevant qualification, such as a HND or Foundation Degree. A GCSE grade C or equivalent in English is also required.

Applicants from non-traditional routes will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).

David Ware

FdSc Wildlife and Conservation Management

David previously worked for the Ministry of Defence as a cartographer, drawing charts of the world’s oceans. He later moved into marketing and business management with the Met Office, then worked in a similar capacity for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. He left to pursue a career working outdoors.