Looking to further or develop a new career in forestry? Then our top up degree - the only one of its type in the UK - is the qualification for you. You’ll study professional forestry at our National School of Forestry in the iconic Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our course is perfect for you if you already have a HND or foundation degree in forestry or arboriculture and want to study for a BSc Honours Degree and gain accreditation through the Institute of Chartered Foresters, the forestry sector professional body. **Why choose this course at Cumbria** From our campus in Ambleside, you will have the opportunity to study in woodlands managed for conservation, timber production and conservation. And, Ambleside is a great place to live with access to the recreational opportunities afforded by the Lake District National Park. - Our course is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Foresters - Forestry employers contact us to fill vacancies for professional forestry posts - Our excellent links with the Royal Forestry Society, Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) and other forestry organisations provide you with great job prospects - You’ll use the latest forestry technology, such as remote sensing and drones during your studies, to enhance your employability - Taught by academic tutors, who have worked as professional foresters - Tutors are involved in conducting ground-breaking, international research, which will inform your learning - Opportunities to win prizes from a variety of forestry organisations. - Easy access to the excellent facilities of the National School of Forestry - You’ll frequently be doing hands-on forestry thanks to our practical-focused approach - Opportunity to gain work experience in Canada If you want a rewarding career in a sector, which is important for biodiversity, society and the economy, then this professional course at the National School of Forestry will set you on the path to success.