Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

This Postgraduate Diploma in Countryside and Protected Area Management will enable you to acquire and develop a broad knowledge of, and the skills needed for, managing protected areas of the environment, including natural, cultural and recreational sites. It will provide you with the key skills and management tools necessary for resolving conflicting pressures and demands in protected areas.

Course Modules

Core modules: people and the system; the countryside resource core residential schools; residential school: people, policy and the system; residential school: the countryside resource. Option modules: coastal zone management; conservation management planning; critical geographies of nature (15); ecological survey and monitoring; environmental interpretation and education; introduction to geographic information systems.

Course Additional Entry

Good degree or equivalent in any area, or equivalent qualification with professional experience. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub'tests.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Part Time
PgDip