Introduction to UK Natural History is a five week online course which will introduce some of the fundamental principals and practices of modern amateur natural history. 

The four weeks have been divided thematically as follows:

Week 1: Introduction to Natural History

Week 2: Introduction to Botany

Week 3: Introduction to Entomology

Week 4: Introduction to Geology and Palaeontology

Week 5: Developing skills in Natural History. 

For the duration of the course you are required to keep a Naturalists Journal, a copy of which should be submitted electronically at the end of the course, along with details of biological records submitted to an appropriate national or local recording scheme.