Conservation & Environment Higher Education
Careers in pure environmental subjects are on the increase as more organisations realise the relevance to their operations.
Industry leading courses
Careers in pure environmental subjects are on the increase as more organisations realise the relevance to their operations of such expertise when considering their environmental impact and navigating fast changing legislation.
Three foundation degree courses in this faculty focus on vital conservation, biodiversity and environmental care issues but all have broad commercial relevance. The most vocational is in animal conservation with its focus on zoology and ecology, building skills and knowledge in marine and land animal conservation.
Two new courses for 2021 focus on sustainability in tourism and environment management. Widely applicable in commercial contexts, both courses will prepare you for a forward-looking career in a growing economic sector.
Conservation and biodiversity protection are topics that I have always been passionate about so this course sounded perfect for me.
Foundation Degree in Animal Conservation
Starting salaries for a Nature Conservation Officer range from £18,000 to £24,000
Why Petroc should be your first choice
Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.
We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community.
Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments.
We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.