Our course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your chosen aspect of this unique industry.
Whether you are interested in pheasant and partridge, grouse or deer you will gain the experience required to enter the industry. A combination of resources on campus and excellent industry links off-site help to deliver outstanding, employable students.
Although a traditional job, the modern gamekeeper needs to understand how their role fits in an ever-changing environment where agriculture, forestry and conservation all play a part.
The department boasts key links with industry professionals across the field, valuable for your career progression. Our course managers pride themselves on being truly passionate about their subject areas and all have their own extensive industry experience.
You’ll have the chance to take part in a range of work placement opportunities as well as gain additional industry recognised qualifications including snaring and heather burning.
We’re also well supported by organisations such as the National Gamekeepers Organisation, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust and the British Association for Shooting and Conservation and by our industry sponsors Kings, Massey Feeds and Ridgeline.