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BSc (Hons) Environment and Heritage Studies (incorporating Cert HE, Dip HE and BSc)

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BSc (Hons) Environment and Heritage Studies (incorporating Cert HE, Dip HE and BSc) This course is available to study in Elgin You can study this course Full Time | Part Time | Infill Aims of the Course To enable students to understand the complex interaction of natural and human forces which have shaped the Highlands and Islands. Students will interrelate local and global experiences of managing the environment, discover the historical processes that formed today's landscapes, and grapple with the concept of 'heritage' which is central to our perception of the region. Course Contents Year 1 (Cert HE) Introduction to the Historical Landscape Introduction to Archaeological Theory and Method Environment and Heritage Interpretation Principles of Ecology Introduction to Global Environmental Issues Personal Effectiveness and Study Skills History of Material Culture Interpreting Data Qualification gained at this point: Cert HE Environment and Heritage Studies Year 2 (Dip HE) Introduction to GIS Nature Conservation Environmental Conservation Prehistory of the Highlands and Islands Permaculture Interpreting Risk Options include: Dynamics of the Soil Environment Archaeological and Built Heritage Conservation Archaeological Reconnaissance and Recording Ecological Field Methods Qualification gained at this point: Dip HE Environment and Heritage Studies Year 3 (BSc) Study Project Literature Review Research Management Skills Resource Use and Climate Change SEA and EIA Optional modules are chosen from a wide variety of topics. Qualification gained at this point: BSc Environment and Heritage Studies Year 4 (BSc Hons) Honours Dissertation (Double Credit) Environment and Heritage Management in the Highlands and Islands Science and Society Sustainable Energy and Waste Minimisation Engaging with External Agencies Environmental Ethics Plus an option module Qualification gained at this point: BSc (Hons) Environment and Heritage Studies Duration of the Course Full time - 4 years. Part time study over a longer period is possible. Individual modules may be taken on a free-standing basis, subject to entry with a reasonable expectation of success. Progression Further study may include related postgraduate education. Employment in a related field eg. Scottish Natural Heritage, Historic Scotland, Local Enterprise Companies, Tourist Boards, Local Authorities etc.; to industrial enterprises and country estates which increasingly have to employ, or engage on contract, advisors or consultants in the fields of natural and built heritage; and not least to rural communities who are gaining the confidence, but need the expertise, to take command of their own futures. UCAS Information Course Code - FV99 Short form of Course Title - BSc/EHS Entry Requirements 3 Highers or GCSE/As or A level qualifications or an acceptable access programme.For mature students without traditional qualifications the course team look for a portfolio of alternative knowledge of the required skills and experience. Admission to the degree programme is on the understanding that the individual applicant may have a reasonable expectation that they will be able to fulfil the objectives of the programme and achieve the standard required for the award.

BSc (Hons) Environment and Heritage Studies (incorporating Cert HE, Dip HE and BSc) This course is available to study in Elgin You can study this course Full Time | Part Time | Infill Aims of the Course To enable students to understand the complex interaction of natural and human forces which have shaped the Highlands and Islands. Students will interrelate local and global experiences of managing...

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