BSc (Hons) in Land Management in Forestry

Bachelor of Science (Honours)Land Management in Forestry

Full Time
Cork Road
1 year
31 Aug 20

What is the BSc (Hons) in Land Management in Forestry?

This one year add-on course aims to give students with BSc (Level 7) degrees in Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry the opportunity to obtain an Honours (level 8) degree in their respective disciplines. Using the invaluable expertise of both the School of Science and School of Business together with input from Teagasc, the course aims to increase the students knowledge of their respective disciplines while also improving the students business acumen.

How is the BSc (Hons) in Land Management in Forestry structured?

The BSc (Hons) in Land Management in Forestry is a one year add-on course that prepares students for a professional career or postgraduate education in Forestry. The year consists of two semesters each comprising 6 modules.

Research Project:

A research project will be carried out by each student throughout the two semesters of the add-on year. This will enable students to learn the rudiments of carrying out research and how to write up a scientific report. It may also help them to determine whether they would like to obtain a postgraduate qualification (Masters or PhD) after they graduate.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Land Science Research MethodsLand Science Research Project
Statistics for Land ManagementGeographic Information Systems
Project Management for Land SciencesFinancial Management Systems
Professional DevelopmentManaging People
Advanced SilvicultureChoose two of the following electives:
Marketing Strategy for Small Business*Rural Entrepreneurship
*Biodiversity Management
*Sustainable and Renewable Energy
*Integrated Pest Management
*Sustainable Water Management Systems

Entry Requirements for BSc (Hons) in Land Management in Forestry:

You are eligible to apply for this course if you have completed or are completing a BSc (Level 7) degree in either Agriculture, Forestry or Horticulture, or other relevant ordinary degree (Level 7) from another college provided you meet the minimum requirements to apply.

To Apply for BSc (Hons) in Land Management in Forestry:

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Graduates may follow careers in:

  • Forest management

  • Managers of progressive farm enterprises

  • Managers of agri-food

  • Cooperatives

  • Nursery stock production

  • Wood processing industry

  • Garden centres

  • State and Development agencies

  • Landscape contracting

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