Birkbeck, University of London
Countryside and Protected Area Management
Good degree or equivalent in any area, or equivalent qualification with professional experience. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.
This Postgraduate Diploma consists of 2 core modules (30 credits each) taught in alternate years and 2 core residential schools (15 credits each) held in April each year.
You must also select 2 option modules (15 credits each) from the list of options below.
People and the System;
The Countryside Resource .
Core residential schools;
Residential School: People, Policy and the System;
Residential School: The Countryside Resource .
Coastal Zone Management;
Conservation Management Planning;
Critical Geographies of Nature (15);
Ecological Survey and Monitoring;
Environmental Interpretation and Education;
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems .
Exploration of topics includes lectures and workshops led by invited speakers (e.g. from relevant government agencies, such as Natural England, NGOs (e.g. RSPB), consultants and academics) as well as a significant component of individual reading and research by students.
Coursework relating to the core course and specialist modules and a 2-paper written examination.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Part-time||October 2016||-||2 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||October 2017||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Bloomsbury||WC1E 7HX||South East|
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