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One week of field work in a multiple use forest followed by five weeks of data analysis, practical tasks and writing provides training required to construct a management plan.
Structured practical sessions provide experience with spreadsheets, ArcGIS and other technical software and increases your confidence with data handling and analysis.
The main assignment in the form of a management plan allows you to develop your skills to a professional standard.
The mixture of science and management offers you a unique range of skills required by employers.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
Environmental management plans define the objectives of management for a site and set out a programme of activities for a fixed period of time, usually five years. Fieldwork will be conducted at a local site where you will collect a variety of biological and physical data relevant to the management goals for your plan. With structured support in the classroom you will set long and short-term management objectives, prepare a description of the site, analyse past management practices, develop a planning structure, set out management prescriptions to be adopted, prepare prescriptions for environmental protection and set out a financial forecast for the plan period.
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Management plan; presentation of an outline of plan
Similar to the first attempt, with continuous assessment grades carried forward with an opportunity to resit the component(s) that was(were) failed in the first attempt.