Are you interested in the outdoors and a career focussed on the environment?Are you interested in the outdoors and a career focussed on the environment? This applied science degree provides academic, graduate skills alongside technical and professional skills required for work in forestry and environmental consultancy. You gain a solid foundation in biological and environmental sciences and have the opportunity to specialise in forestry, environmental management or conservation science. Field courses provide training in species identification, plant and animal population sampling, forest measurement techniques, stakeholder engagement, soil classification and watershed management. Field visits hosted by businesses, land owners, estate and forest managers, national park staff, operations managers, community group leaders and others, provide you with an opportunity to engage in discussion and debate and develop a deeper understanding of the practice of environmental and forest management in Scotland and beyond. As part of your coursework you will write a management plan, conduct an environmental impact assessment, analyse spatial data using ArcGIS, create multipurpose maps, complete a research project and present technical information for a variety of audiences. You will develop skills in team working, facilitation, time management, project planning and entrepreneurship.