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Where to Study Forestry and Arboriculture

A wide variety of forestry and arboricultural courses are offered by universities and colleges throughout the UK. Many of these courses embrace elements of environmental management, conservation and other disciplines relating to forestry and arboriculture. Successfully studying forestry or arboriculture qualifies you for a career in a sector which presents many opportunities within a diverse range of specialist professions.

The following courses are accredited by ICF with points awarded for level of qualification (for courses commencing in year 2013/14). These points are required to enrol on our Professional Membership Entry (PME). For qualifications not listed here you may still be eligible to undertake PME, please see ICF’s Associate Membership Information Guide.

Full details of courses and specific entry requirements should be obtained from the relevant university or college directly.

 

ICF-Accredited Courses

 

Bangor University
School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography

BSc (Hons) Forestry
BSc (Hons) Conservation with Forestry
BSc Forestry and Environmental Management
MFor Forestry
MSc Agroforestry
MSc Environmental Forestry
MSc Forestry (distance learning)
MSc Tropical Forestry (distance learning)

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6
7
8
5
6
5/6
6

 

 

Harper Adams University

MSc Forestry Management
MSc Conservation and Forest Protection
BSc (Hons) Countryside Management
BSc (Hons) Countryside and Environment Management

6
6
5
5

 

 

Plumpton College
University of Brighton

FdSc Arboriculure
FdSc Forestry & Woodland Management

5
5

 

 

Pershore College
Warwickshire College

FdSc Arboriculture
BSc (Hons) Arboriculture and Tree Management

5
8

 

 

National School of Forestry
University of Cumbria

BSc (Hons) in Forest Management
BSc (Hons) Forest and Woodland Management
BSc (Hons) Forestry and Woodland Conservation
BSc (Hons) in Woodland Ecology and Conservation
FdSc Forestry
MSc Forest Ecosystem Management

8
8
5
6
5
6

 

 

Myerscough College
University of Central Lancashire

MSc Arboriculture & Urban Forestry
BSc (Hons) Arboriculture & Urban Forestry
FdSc Arboriculture

6
8
5

 

 

Scottish School of Forestry
Inverness College UHI

BSc (Ord) Sustainable Forest Management (with Forest Conservation)
BSc (Ord) Sustainable Forest Management (with Arboriculture & Urban Forestry)
HND Arboriculture & Urban Forestry
HND Forestry

7

7

5
5

 

The following HEIs have courses accredited by ICF, which are not currently running:

 

Moulton College
University of Northampton            

FdSc Arboriculture

 

Sparsholt College
University of Portsmouth

BSc (Hons) Woodland Conservation Management
FdSc Woodland Conservation Management

6
5

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