Countryside Research and Skills Development (CORB1010)
This module allows students to investigate and understand a range of countryside related issues and challenges and develop their understanding of the research process that underpins the countryside management practice.
An introduction to the concept of ecological processes and factors combining to create ecosystems
Practical Conservation Skills (FCCM103)
This module aims to give students experience and knowledge of a range of the practical techniques used in the conservation industry. It covers a variety of vegetation management techniques and countryside construction tasks, the hand tools and machinery needed for the projects, and also health and safety, risk assessment and environmental good practice.
This module will introduce students to the diversity of life and the many issues faced by species. The module will take a global view and consider issues such as pollution, the use and release of GMOs, exotic species, overexploitation of species, population/pest control and disease control. The values of biodiversity and management strategies will also be discussed.
Fees, costs and funding
How to apply
For further information and to apply for this course, please contact the college's admissions team directly using the contact details below.
Our partnership with Cornwall College
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Partner college open days
This course is run at one of our partner colleges. Open days are held at the college and more details of these can be found on the college website. You'll find contact details below, on this page.
University of Plymouth open days
You are also very welcome to attend a University of Plymouth open day, to get a flavour of the courses you can progress to from a partner college. There will however be limited information on this specific course and college.
Studying with Cornwall College
Looking to study a specialist subject at university level? Want to do it in one of the most beautiful places in the world? Our wide range of courses gives you the chance to pick up the skills and experience you’ll need for your chosen profession.