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· This residential field course is based in Freiburg in SW Germany. 6/7 days are spent visiting different forests and meeting German forestry professionals.
· This is a joint course with Freiburg University and University College Dublin which allows you to share ideas with students who have studied in different institutions.
· Visiting forests overseas challenges many assumptions of how forests should be managed and allows you to reflect on how culture and policy as well as forest type affect forest management.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||7.5 credits (3.75 ECTS credits)|
aim of the course is to demonstrate the effect of differing national policies
on the practice of forestry and to gain experience of forest management in
Content: - visits to forests in the Freiburg region of Germany, meeting those responsible for managing the forests and also the staff and students of the Forestry Faculty of the University of Freiburg - forests visited will include state, community and private forests - visits will enable students to study forests' ecology and management for environmental protection and conservation, recreation, rural development (including community woodlands) and timber production - exercises on forest transformation.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.