Study Gamekeeping

If you enjoy the outdoors and have an interest in wildlife and conservation, then our qualifications in Gamekeeping could provide you with a career in one of the most sought-after industries in Scotland. UHI North Highland is at the forefront of developing training programmes for Land Use subjects. We have built up a range of expertise and developed excellent relationships with industry specialists and estate owners from all over the country allowing you to gain training in real-life environments.

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UHI North Highland Gamekeepers with Zak Barret, winner of student high gun and NC Gamekeeping student of the year

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Photo: Student Zak Barret was presented with the student high gun award and NC Gamekeeping Student of the Year by our Gamekeeping Team. Zak received his awards at our annual clay pigeon shoot at the Rothiemurchus estate, which marks the end of the academic year.


Student Story

"I was really thrilled to be named as winner of the Game and Wildlife category and to get a CARAS award, but couldn't believe it when my name was read out as the overall winner too. I hope this award encourages more women to consider a career in game and wildlife."

Megan Rowland - HNC Game & Wildlife Management Student & LANTRA's Game & Wildlife Learner of the Year 2018

Megan Rowland