Countryside, Environment & Wildlife Careers
Learn about the countryside in a rural environment, and develop the essential skills employers are looking for. From estate rangers to ecologists, wildlife conservation to environmental management, the countryside and environmental industry is brimming with diverse, rewarding opportunities.
Game and Gamekeeping Officer, BASC
Assistant Rural Surveyor, Smith Gore
Land based graduates in the rural sector have a wealth of options open to them whether it be agricultural, environmental or land management based.
National Trust Ranger
Placement gives you an extra edge on other graduates who did not have the opportunity to work for a year as part of their studies.
BSc (Hons) Countryside and Environmental Management
Harper Adams is the best place in the UK to do a countryside-related course.
Estate Ranger, National Trust
When I visited Harper Adams the ‘feel’ of the place was great. The lecturers I met were friendly, approachable and knowledgeable. I liked the fact they were involved in research and had a real passion for their subjects
Wildlife Ranger, Forestry Commission
Harper Adams is a friendly, fun and professional institution with a fantastic reputation
I had a degree on my CV, but more importantly I had a Harper Adams degree on my CV.
Breeding Advisor, Cogent Breeding Ltd
it was made clear to me that it was my combination of academic ability, subject knowledge and practical skills that had earned me the post – all of which I developed at Harper Adams.
Lecturer, Wiltshire College
I chose to study at Harper Adams because the course was a perfect opportunity to combine the environmental elements of my Biology and Geography A-Levels and also allow me to develop a better understanding of the rural environment.
Assistant Tutor, Kench Hill Centre
Placement gives you a chance to put into practise some of the theory you learn and it also gives you a chance to see if a job suits you.
BSc (Hons) Countryside Management