Key Course Facts
The course is ideal for anyone who wants to work in this rewarding and exciting industry, or for those people currently working in Arboriculture. Employers look for a combination of managerial and technical skills in the science and technology of tree care. This course integrates both these aspects to ensure that you will be equipped with the necessary skill set for entry level work in the arboriculture sector.
Below you can see course specific reviews for 18 graduates of Arboriculture FDCert at Myerscough College for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Forestry and Arboriculture.
Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.
Salary of all UK Graduates of Forestry and Arboriculture
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£22571 - £29286||£16466 - £27190||£18267 - £29950|
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What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Arboriculture, FDCert you will study the following course modules.
Jobs & Career Perspectives
15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.
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Required skill level of job after 15 months
% Skilled jobs
Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)
Example below based on all graduates of Arboriculture FDCert at Myerscough College
|45%||Skilled trades occupations|
|10%||Managers, directors and senior officials|
|10%||Natural and social science professionals|
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own.
Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (720) will also be considered.
Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080) will also be considered.
Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.|
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Arboriculture, FDCert.
Tuition Fees Arboriculture FDCert
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
What students say about studying Forestry and Arboriculture in the UK?
About Myerscough College
Myerscough College is an institution that offers both further education and higher education, and is located in the English village of Bilsborrow, Lancashire. Students can expect to find courses oriented towards a land-based theme, in a variety of study formats that include Full-time, Part-time, and even Online for those who don’t have the necessary free-time to commit to standard courses.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Woodland Ecology and Conservation (with Sandwich Year) BSc (Hons)||University of Cumbria||89%||5%||20%||£9250||£10500||133||Carlisle||On campus Full-time|
|Forest Management (with Sandwich Year) BSc (Hons)||University of Cumbria||90%||0%||10%||£9250||£10500||124||Carlisle||On campus Full-time|
|Woodland Ecology and Conservation BSc (Hons)||University of Cumbria||89%||5%||20%||£9250||£10500||133||Carlisle||On campus Full-time|
|Forestry (Top-up) BSc (Hons)||University of Cumbria||89%||0%||10%||£9250||£10500||124||Carlisle||On campus Full-time|
|Arboriculture FDCert||Myerscough College||73%||5%||15%||£9250||£12700||-||Preston||On campus Full-time|
|Arboriculture and Tree Management FdSc||Myerscough College||73%||5%||15%||£9250||£12700||-||Preston||On campus Full-time|
|Arboriculture and Urban Forestry BSc (Hons)||Myerscough College||63%||10%||0%||£9250||£12700||-||Preston||On campus Full-time|
|Conservation with Forestry BSc (Hons)||Bangor University||97%||0%||0%||£9000||-||134||Bangor||On campus Full-time|
|Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) (Erasmus Mundus course) MSc||Bangor University||97%||0%||0%||-||-||134||Bangor||On campus Full-time|
|Forestry HNC||University of the Highlands and Islands||-||0%||10%||£6915||£7230||-||Inverness||On campus Full-time|