This programme provides Higher Education training for individuals seeking a career change or development within the environmental sector. It has been designed to build your understanding of environmental and conservation concepts, its processes and systems drawing on moral, ethical, commercial, political and social viewpoints.
This course starts in September
£1,980 (Year 1 2019/20)
Please note, course fees are calculated each academic year and may rise in line with the Higher Education collaborative partner policy. Therefore, if your course is for more than one year, there will be course fees to pay in each additional year of study.
HNC (Level 4)
Overview & Modules
There is an established infrastructure of specialised facilities available on site and industry links are well established.
The course has an excellent reputation with non-government organisations and government organisations throughout the South Wales area. Many ex-learners are now in managerial positions within these organisations. Such organisations have helped to shape the course content and actively recruit from the course.
How will I be assessed?
You are assessed through a variety of methods such as assignments, practical portfolios, presentations, observations and examinations.
120 UCAS tariff points from an A2 or 12 unit NVQ programme or
Merit at Level 3 Diploma with 4 GCSE passes at grade C or above
Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable
Mature learner entry assessed individually by interview
Continue your studies
On successful completion of the HNC, you can top up your qualification by progressing to the HND.
You can also gain employment in the sector in a number of disciplines such as wardens, rangers, public right of way officers, education officers, forest officers, environmental surveying and sustainability officers with organisations such as Wildlife Trusts, National Trust, Woodland Trust, BTCV, RSPB.
You can also access a suite of practical Lantra and NPTC awards which improve employability. Self-employment is also encouraged.
Latest regional data including Bridgend, Cardiff and Swansea.
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