University Of Cumbria Forestry

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University Of Cumbria Forestry

University Of Cumbria Forestry

Our course is designed with getting you a job in the forestry business in mind, with input from representative of forestry organisations, to ensure what we teach is relevant to the industry. You’ll take on a range of optional modules to develop your skills according to your preferred career path, with professional tutors to advise you on the right choices to increase your prospects.

Interested in a career in forestry? Then we’re here to get you started! We understand the importance of modern forestry to our everyday lives, from reducing climate change and protecting wildlife, to opening up recreational spaces. By taking our vocational course, you’ll develop the specialist knowledge and techniques you need to enter a career in forestry, or improve on your existing skillsOur one year work placement offers a fantastic chance to experience hands-on forestry work, putting the knowledge you develop during your studies into a real-world context. If you’re new to forestry then this is the perfect chance to get a thorough introduction into the profession, with the chance to take vocational certificate courses recognised by the industry. Get on the right path to a rewarding position as a forester!

Many of our full-time programmes can be studied over a longer period on a part-time basis. Please contact the course enquiries team for further details.

Full-time courses

Apply online through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), between September and January; they will send your application on to us. Applications submitted after this date will be considered late and the course you have applied for might be full by this time; however, we will consider you for alternative suitable courses.

Their website provides all the information you need about universities, courses, locations, entry requirements and financial support. You are allowed to select up to five course choices. You need to use the correct UCAS campus and course codes as not all courses are offered at every campus. You will be asked for the following information when you apply online:

Institution code name: UoC

Institution code: C99

Campus location:

  • A Ambleside
  • B Brampton Road, Carlisle
  • E University of Cumbria at Energus, Workington
  • F Fusehill Street, Carlisle
  • L Lancaster
  • T University of Cumbria in London
  • Y University of Cumbria at Furness College, Barrow-in-Furness