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Introduction to UK Ecology – Virtual

This two-hour online course will give you a basic introduction to ecology in the UK and to the concept of rewilding.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Conservation and Countryside
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 1
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 2.00
Start: 28/10/2024
Tuition: £15.00
Days/Times: Mornings
Broomfield Hall

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Course Information for Students

This course is ideal for anyone interested in ecology in the UK. 

You will need access to a computer and Microsoft Teams to complete this course.

Course content: 

  • Ecosystems and how they function
  • UK wildlife
  • How we repair habitats
  • Native and non-native plants and animals in the UK
  • Energy – trophic levels
  • Identification techniques

You will learn virtually. 

You should have a computer and the capacity to study online – with plenty of enthusiasm for the subject! 

There is no formal assessment for this short course.

Derby College Group offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Conservation and Countryside, as well as a wide range of other land-based topics – please see the Derby College Group Part-time Prospectus or the Derby College Group website for a full list and details.

For more information contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or

Course Information for Employers

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Course Information Last Updated On: February 28, 2024 1:49 pm