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In relation to Forestry, which takes up the major part of this course, students study the planning and caring of trees and the management of woods for conservation purposes, commercial exploitation and recreational use. There are several field visits. Overview of the British forestry sector and examines classification of woodlands, tree identification, silvicultural systems and estate policy. Game management examines upland and lowland estates in terms of deer and grouse management together with salmon fishing and other related game interests.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Forestry - Introduction to UK forestry - The forest estate and policy National classification of woodlands - Natural regeneration - Silvicultural systems - Forest mensuration and harvesting - Certification
Game Management - Introduction to game management - Pheasants, Partridge, Grouse Deer species - Fishings Raptor and vermin control
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
Assessment Examination (60%) and continuous assessment assignments including group forestry project on measuring and valuing a woodland. (40%)