University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Environmental Sciences

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Course summary

With its mix of natural and physical sciences and emphasis on sustainability, our BSc Hons Environmental Science degree prepares you for careers that have real impact on the world. Our degree in Environmental Science will develop your understanding of the interactions between living systems and the physical landscape and its processes, and how society affects these. Through a range of modules, you'll investigate solutions to environmental issues from scientific, political, legal and philosophical perspectives. You will document the human impact on the landscape and explore environmental conflicts and issues. Fieldwork is an important aspect of your studies and is funded by the university. In previous years, students have visited the Lake District, New Forest and south-east Spain. Potential careers for our Environmental Science graduates include management roles in the environmental, land, conservation and heritage sectors. What you should know about this course

  • Develop your understanding of the physical landscape and how society impacts on the environment
  • Investigate solutions to environmental issues from different perspectives, including scientific, political, legal and philosophical positions
  • Learn through a combination of lectures, tutorials, practicals and free field trips in the UK and abroad
  • Graduate with the skills to deal with local and global environmental issues, both academically and practically
  • Develop a broad range of transferable skills that employers value, including project design and management, research and team work

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs in English (language or literature), maths and a science at grade 4/C or above. BTEC students need BTEC National Applied Science.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link:

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
70%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2020/21 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2021/22 academic year.
Environmental Sciences at University of Greenwich - UCAS