Environmental Science (with a year in industry) BScH at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS

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Course summary

Do you feel passionate about understanding the processes that shape our natural environment? Are you keen to develop your scientific and analytical skills in a supportive educational setting, but would also really value the opportunity to gain industry experience as part of the package? Join our 5-year BSc (Hons) Environmental Science (with a year in industry) and spend 1 year working alongside industry professionals, developing invaluable expertise, adding to your CV, and improving your career prospects ready for graduation. Expand your knowledge and key skills through course work in campus laboratories, access specialist analytical equipment across the university network, and make the most of opportunities to undertake a residential field module each year at locations throughout the region, as well as an international field module in your second year. You won’t find a better classroom than the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, where we have undeniably one of the world’s best ‘living laboratories’ in the spectacular natural surroundings of the Scottish Highlands. Develop crucial field skills, a key part of this student-centred course, all against the backdrop of some of Scotland and Iceland's most outstanding habitats. Please note that UHI North Highland, UHI Outer Hebrides and UHI West Highland have changed their names to become UHI North, West and Hebrides. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Advanced entry to year 2 may be available with: HNC Applied Sciences HNC Bioscience HNC Horticulture HNC Wildlife and Conservation Management Advanced entry to year 3 may be available with: HND Horticulture HND Wildlife and Conservation Management

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements


This course offers optional modules/units which may require PVG Scheme Membership (Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no element below 5.5
PTE Academic5858 average with 51 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)80Min 80 or above with min 18 in each section

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:

Further information on English Language Requirements can be found at the following:


Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

For full information on fees please see our Undergraduate Tuition Fees page at https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/ug/ For course specific fees information please refer to the Fees/funding tab on the university website course page. You can also find information on additional funding available such as bursaries and scholarships at https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/funding-your-studies/bursaries-and-scholarships/
Environmental Science (with a year in industry) BScH at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS