Countryside and Environment
Understanding the natural environment is at the very centre of the land-based industries. Students will learn to appreciate some of the mechanisms that determine how the natural environment functions. Students will learn to adapt land management practices in order to get the most from different sites. Studying how different habitats are created and cared for to create ecosystems. The course offers four units to choose from: Introduction to Environmental studies; Participate in Providing Estate Maintenance; Conservation and Improvement of British Habitats; and an Introduction to Game Management (Gamekeeping).
How is the course structured and graded?
This is a two-year course in which modules will be studied. The size of the award will depend on the number of units studied over the two years. This course has continuous assessment by coursework and practical tasks, and is awarded at Pass, Merit and Distinction grades.
Will this course be suitable for me?
If you have an interest in the countryside and how we manage our habitats around us in the British Isles, this course could be for you. This course connects closely with Geography and has many linking factors.
What could this course lead to?
University courses such as REALM and Countryside and Environment. This course could lead to employment in a range of areas such as a wildlife ranger, working for the National Trust, gamekeeper or estates management.
BTEC Level 2
There are no additional fees for this course
Ideal for further studies