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BSc (Hons)Environmental Science

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Overview

Understand our natural world, explore environmental conflicts and issues, study society’s impact on the environment and discover sustainable solutions. Our Environmental Science programme is a degree for the future. You’ll learn through a combination of lectures, tutorials, practicals and free field trips in the UK and abroad. Our classes are small allowing you to engage with your tutors who are experts in their field. Their cutting-edge research informs the course design and gives you the opportunity to experience environmental science in context and as a career.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Basic Chemistry for Life Science (15 credits)
The Earth’s Dynamic Systems (30 credits)
Practical & Professional Skills (30 credits)
Science & the Environment (30 credits)
Environmental Field Skills (15 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Sustainable Futures (15 credits)
Environmental Monitoring (15 credits)
Environmental Analysis (15 credits)
Environmental Management (15 credits)
Introduction to Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry (15 credits)
Research and Professional Skills in Geography and Environmental Science (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Quaternary Environmental Change (15 credits)
Earth System Science (15 credits)
Biogeography and Conservation Ecology (15 credits)

Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Work Placement Course – MS

Year 4
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
Geography and Environmental Sciences Dissertation (30 credits)
Geographical Information Systems (15 credits)
Readings in Geography and Environmental Science (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

Environmental Impact Assessment (15 credits)
Climate Change (15 credits)
Conservation and the Environment (15 credits)
Soils and Environmental Interactions (15 credits)
Volcanic Processes & Environmental Systems (15 credits)
The Geography of Tourism and Development (15 credits)
Policy and Law for Environmental Protection (15 credits)
Urban Development and Planning (15 credits)Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Basic Chemistry for Life Science (15 credits)
The Earth’s Dynamic Systems (30 credits)
Practical & Professional Skills (30 credits)
Science & the Environment (30 credits)
Environmental Field Skills (15 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Sustainable Futures (15 credits)
Environmental Monitoring (15 credits)
Environmental Analysis (15 credits)
Environmental Management (15 credits)
Introduction to Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry (15 credits)
Research and Professional Skills in Geography and Environmental Science (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Quaternary Environmental Change (15 credits)
Earth System Science (15 credits)
Biogeography and Conservation Ecology (15 credits)

Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
Geography and Environmental Sciences Dissertation (30 credits)
Geographical Information Systems (15 credits)
Readings in Geography and Environmental Science (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

Environmental Impact Assessment (15 credits)
Climate Change (15 credits)
Conservation and the Environment (15 credits)
Soils and Environmental Interactions (15 credits)
Volcanic Processes & Environmental Systems (15 credits)
The Geography of Tourism and Development (15 credits)
Policy and Law for Environmental Protection (15 credits)
Urban Development and Planning (15 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates have opportunities in environmental and land management, conservation and heritage management, waste management, local government, environment agencies, ecology and biodiversity, overseas development, urban planning and natural resource management.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States