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Part-Time BSc (Hons) SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT

Hadlow College

Bachelor Degree , Land Management

Course Description

Graduates of this programme are able to critically examine the social, environmental and economic factors involved in securing a sustainable future. You will examine the relative policy options and assess their validity as well as look at the need for planning through computer based technologies (such as Geographic Information Systems) and how this can be applied for positive change within communities. By the end of the programme you will be an expert in problem solving and possess the interpersonal and leadership skills necessary for future policy development. UCAS Course Code: D444 H BSc/SLM1 Entry Requirements 160 UCAS points: 2 A levels at Grade C or above or a National Diploma at PMM or equivalent in appropriate subjects. Additional Experience Life experiences are taken into account when considering applications. Location Hadlow Course Duration 3 years, 3 days per week. Course Content Year 1 Global issues for sustainable land management Crop production Livestock production Soil science An introduction to remote sensing and cartography Waste management and recycling Year 2 Society and community Sustainable agriculture Urban and peri-urban sustainability Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Sustainable landscape management Ecology and conservation Research skills Critical issues in sustainable land management Year 3 Application and issues in GIS Research methods and statistics Landscape environmental assessment Organisation studies Current issues in sustainable land management Sustainable land management project (double dissertation) Sustainable land management field study Assessment Method Coursework (work based projects, report writing, case studies and presentations) as well as end of unit examinations. Progression Routes Successful students may progress onto a related MSc or PhD programme. Alternatively, a degree in Sustainable Land Management opens up opportunities in a managerial, consultancy, or technical capacity within the rural sector. Specialist Equipment Needed Protective clothing and footwear.

Graduates of this programme are able to critically examine the social, environmental and economic factors involved in securing a sustainable future. You will examine the relative policy options and assess their validity as well as look at the need for planning through computer based technologies (such as Geographic Information Systems) and how this can be applied for positive change within...

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