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BSc/BSc (Hons) Countryside Management (Top Up) UCAS Code: D449


A ‘top up route’ to a BSc honours degree or BSc ordinary degree, for those who already hold a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent qualification. This programme aims to develop effective employees and future leaders of the industry and offers a number of options to accommodate learners with different career aims. There is a core focus on sustainability, environmental impacts, global issues and the mitigation of climate change. This course also offers specialisms in Estate Management, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Conservation and Restoration and Genetics.


Modules of Study Include:

• Dissertation
• Research Methods
• Conservation and Restoration
• Business Leadership and Management
• Contemporary Developments in Countryside Management

Elective Modules - select 2
• Sporting Estate Management
• Conservation Genetics and Re-introduction Biology
• Aquatic Ecosystems Management
• Applied Sustainable Practices

Entry Requirements

BSc (Hons) Top Up*
Merit or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject.

BSc (Ord) Top Up*
Pass or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject.

We welcome external applications with advanced standing and accreditation of prior learning (APEL) which will be discussed upon application.

*Entry to these undergraduate programmes have an expectation of 5 GCSEs at C or above in English, Maths and Science. Applicants without formal qualifications can undertake an initial assessment process. Prospective students will be invited to an applicant day, some students may also be called for an interview.

Further Study

You may be able to progress to MSc or PhD studies.

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277