Science & Environment
NEW! UPLAND ENVIRONMENTAL LAND MANAGEMENT
Developed in partnership with sector experts including Land App and Farm Carbon Toolkit, these courses are suitable for upland farmers, land managers, advisors and new entrants.
Applied learning will be delivered through farm visits, online and in-person tuition, part-time over several weeks.
Various start dates and sponsored places will be available from October 2023.
Farm Business Opportunities
This Farm Business Opportunities module will enable you to evaluate business opportunities relating to environmentally sustainably farming and farm diversification in the uplands. During farm visits you will explore upland farm diversification and regenerative farming. You will develop financial enterprise analysis skills and gain knowledge of relevant funding opportunities for public goods on upland farms. You will model the impact on farm finances of entering one or more environmental land management (ELM) schemes.Explore Course
Mapping Environmental Assets
This Mapping Environmental Assets module, developed in partnership with Land App, will develop your skills and knowledge to produce a multi-layered digital map of public goods for an upland farm, moorland area or nature reserve.Explore Course
Upland Farming for Net Zero
Upland Farming for Net Zero, developed in partnership with the Farm Carbon Toolkit, will develop your knowledge of where and how greenhouse gases are emitted, captured and stored on an upland farm. Farm visits and theory sessions will enable you to compare farming practices and land management options, with climate impact in mind. You will complete a quantitative farm carbon audit and make practical recommendations for actions towards net zero emissions.Explore Course