Red Squirrel Conservation is the first of a two-part course set at degree level that investigates the status of Sciurus vulgaris through the examination of their ecology, typical habitat, niche within the habitat, red squirrel strongholds and habitat fragmentation.
Comparisons are made between habitat types within the UK and the European mainland. The course is aimed at providing an introduction at a higher study level, of the research and preparation for and carrying out ecological surveys and thesis writing.
There are five units for the first part of the course, starting with the principles and concepts of ecology and doversity and distribution. Units 3, 4 and 5 approach the study of the Red Squirrel from a slightly different persepctive. The aim is to provide you with the skills and understanding to able to carry out an ecological survey for a particular animal species and, to identify habitats suitable for their survival and reproductive success.
Peer-reviewed articles are used extensively and skills are required to be able to use such resources effectively. Guidance will be given to maximise your skills in using such resources.
The approximate learning hours for this course are 120. These figures do not include own research and self-learning activities to support the unit content or, assignment work. This demanding course, presented in lecture format, that will stretch abilities and provide the opportunity to produce work expected at Level 6.
Please check the website for details about payment methods. Your Right to Cancel and the nature of the company. This course is soon to be accredited by UK Rural Skills. Fee £675 part 1. Instalment plans available.
Animal Biology and Care Education is registered with the UK Register of Learning Providers UKPRN 10048798.