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Foundation Degree Arboriculture and Urban Forestry 2018 Entry UCAS Code: D5K6*

Overview

This programme provides vocational based study for management roles in the arboriculture industry. The programme has been designed in close collaboration with industry leaders to fulfil the needs of the sector, and develop the next generation of arboriculturists. There are industry experience modules in both years, personal development planning is also included, as well as studying the most current developments in arboriculture and urban forestry. Employment prospects are excellent with former students working with local authorities, consultancies, botanic gardens and government research agencies.

Description

Modules of Study Include:


Year 1
• Industry Skills
• Academic Skills
• Introduction to Business
• Plant and Soil Science
• Principles of Urban Forestry
• Tree Identification and Dendrology
• Tree Management
• Arboricultural Practices


Year 2
• Personal Research Project
• Professional Development
• Academic Development
• Business Enterprise
• Tree Pests and Diseases
• Project and Contract Management
• Planning and Tree Law
• Tree Biology

*Subject to validation

Entry Requirements

Foundation Degrees


48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C or above.

Further Study

Upon successful completion of this course progression onto the BSc/BSc (Hons) Applied Horticulture (Top Up) is possible.

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
York,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277
enquiries@askham-bryan.ac.uk