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Full Time Foundation Degree (FdSc) Green Space Management

Writtle College

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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Green Space Management UCAS Code DK4H 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 Aims This course prepares students for positions of responsibility within an expanding industry. Landscapes and amenities are diverse in themselves and are managed in a wide variety of contexts, for example ecological, high ornamental, educational, scientific or for active recreation. Course Content This course is particularly suited to green space managers who are in employment or for those student who wish to access a degree level qualification in a part time mode. The course is practical in its application and develops a broad range of horticultural and managerial skills as they relate to green spaces. There are opportunities within the courses to develop employability and practical skills in the discipline of Horticulture and Landscape Management as it is applied to the public sector Special Features A flexible range of options making extensive use of the unique college estate This course has a strong vocational focus 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. Career Prospects Opportunities for those who complete the course include: Local government technical officer Botanic/public/historic garden management and maintenance Head gardener posts Leisure complex management Arboriculture officer Gardening media (including TV) What Next? The opportunity exists to progress to the BSc (Hons) Green Space Management. Horticulture Resources Centre of Excellence for Horticulture

Foundation Degree (FdSc) Green Space Management UCAS Code DK4H 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 Aims This course prepares students for...

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