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BA (Hons)Economics and Environmental Science

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £17,900 per year
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Economics at Stirling is delivered in a revolutionary new way of teaching through their commitment to the CORE Project – “Economics for a Changing World”. In using real-world data to answer real-world questions from the very beginning of your studies, you will understand global issues with historical and philosophical context, and be in a position to influence those positively for the good of business and society.

An Economics degree from Stirling empowers you with sharp analytical tools, from experts in their field, with an ever-present emphasis on intellectual curiosity.
Stirling is a hub for conservation and environmental organisations. It’s a superb place to study Environmental Science. They were one of the first UK universities to introduce an Environmental Science degree and their course is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences.

You’ll gain a scientific grounding and relevant, employable and in-demand skills. Specialist skills modules are included in each semester of our course, and regular careers sessions are embedded into core teaching. Field training is a fundamental element that includes field courses in the UK and international destinations.

Programme structure

This course will equip you with the analytical, field and laboratory skills to understand the complex interactions between people and the environment. Research-led teaching ensures you are up-to-date with the latest knowledge.

Semesters 1-4 will explore the science behind the global physical, chemical and biological processes that shape our natural environment. We’ll also provide training in laboratory and field skills through a series of core and optional modules. This includes a residential fieldtrip to the Lake District.

Semesters 5-8 will provide specialist training in core modules, such as: Environmental Policy and Management; Geographical Information Systems; and Methods and Applications in Environmental Science.

Career opportunities

Economics graduates from Stirling are working in diverse careers that span everything from Portfolio Managers and Economic Analysts to Social workers, IT Specialists and Members of Parliament.

Recent Stirling graduates have started their careers in some of the following roles:

Debt Products Analyst, Merrill Lynch
Economic Analyst, Scottish Water
Insurance Consultant, Aviva
Credit Risk Analyst, Lloyds Banking Group
Other graduates have forged careers as:

Principal Research Officer, Scottish Government
Head of Business Transformation, AEGON Scottish Equitable
Investment Manager, Deutsche Bank
Executive Director, Goldman Sachs
An environmental science degree can lead to jobs such as:

environmental consultant
nature conservation officer
recycling officer
sustainability consultant
environmental education officer
environmental manager
transport planner
ecotourist officer
waste management officer
water quality scientist

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States