If you want to work outdoors and have the countryside as your office then this degree is for you. This three year degree in Countryside Management will give you a detailed understanding of how the countryside works and how it can be managed to maximise the benefits to wildlife, habitats, farmers and recreational users. Here is why you should consider this course. Firstly, in the 2017 National Student Survey, Aberystwyth University was ranked in the top 5 in the UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction. Secondly, we are the industry leader in education and training for countryside careers and have an enviable track record of getting students into countryside related employment. Thirdly, you will develop a range of practical countryside skills such as fencing, dry stone walling and tree planting. Last but not least, you will also have regular visits to visits to stunning conservation, wildlife and recreation sites as well as a residential field trip. Studying at Aberystwyth University will provide you with a wonderful opportunity to explore nature on our doorstep. Nearby to the University's campus, students can explore the Dyfi National Nature Reserve, Snowdonia, Pembrokeshire and the Brecon Beacons National parks. You will have the opportunity to explore studying abroad on our Erasmus + scheme or International Exchange programme. Graduates from this course have discovered careers in: Conservation, Biodiversity, National Trust, National Parks, Country wildlife trusts, RSPB and Environmental agencies. This course is designed to equip you the core skills that employers are seeking, allowing for a smooth transition from campus to career.