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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Horticulture (Tree Management)

Writtle College

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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Horticulture (Tree Management) UCAS Code D518 Duration&Mode 2 Years full time or 3 years with Industrial Placement, option to study part time. Typical Offer: UCAS Tariff Points 60 UCAS tariff points. A maximum of 20 tariff points will be counted from Key Skills BTEC National Diploma PPP OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) P3 Course Content This unique course gives students of Horticulture an opportunity to specialise in Arboriculture and the general management of trees. This horticultural course develops a specialist understanding of the principles underpinning tree management techniques. These techniques can be applied to tree collections in botanic gardens, urban areas, public parks as well as private gardens. The management of trees in an economic, social, ecological and technical context is developed throughout the course. Students will become innovative and creative in the management of trees, their environment and related areas. The course will consider the environmental impact and sustainability of arboriculture practice and tree management. It will also provide students who can think critically and who can analyse complex tree management operations and make suggestions for improvements and changes. Towards the end of the course students will develop awareness of research methodologies and a capacity to design and complete a significant individual investigative project related to Tree Management. Special Features Work experience is an important element on the Foundation Degrees, students are encouraged to undertake a suitable 12 month industrial placement between years 1&2 where guidance and support will be given in helping to secure a placement. Although the 'sandwich year' isn't compulsory many students have found them to be invaluable experiences with the added bonus of making them very employable after graduation. Horticulture Resources Centre of Excellence for Horticulture

Foundation Degree (FdSc) Horticulture (Tree Management) UCAS Code D518 Duration&Mode 2 Years full time or 3 years with Industrial Placement, option to study part time. Typical Offer: UCAS Tariff Points 60 UCAS tariff points. A maximum of 20 tariff points will be counted from Key Skills BTEC National Diploma PPP OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) P3 Course Content This unique course gives...

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