Environmental Science and the Climate Emergency at Swansea University - UCAS

Swansea University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Swansea University (Prifysgol Abertawe)

Environmental Science and the Climate Emergency

Course summary

We live in Climate Emergency. Our climate and our environments are changing at the alarming rates, with devastating consequences for the natural environments, threatening the life of present and future generations. Why Swansea? This unique interdisciplinary BSc Environmental Science and the Climate Emergency degree builds on the excellence and expertise of two departments Biosciences and Geography to equip the next generation of graduates who will have a profound understanding of environmental and social science to act boldly, and deliver the next generation of adaptations, mitigations, and solutions. We are ideally placed to offer exceptional fieldwork opportunities. Just a short drive from the UK's first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Gower Peninsula, you will have easy access to Bannau Brycheiniog, rural west Wales and the urban and industrial landscapes of South Wales. Throughout this degree, you will be trained to use your wealth of academic, laboratory, and fieldwork with a strong emphasis on active and practical learning, problem-solving and authentic assessment This is an exciting degree programme designed to equip students from across the world with the interdisciplinary expertise gained from the range of climate change, geography, ecology, conservation and social justice modules. We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information. Book an Open Day here: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/our-open-days/


Following early compulsory modules including the earth’s changing face, global environmental change, and global shifts, you will be able to craft your own personalised path throughout the degree. You will select from a wide range of optional modules, with the chance to mix human and physical geography modules, leading to a dissertation in your final year.

Assessment method

On the course you will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, practical classes, and field classes. You will be assessed through a variety of methods, including examinations, coursework, practical work, fieldwork, and continuous assessment from tutorials. You will also complete a dissertation in Year Three.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) and no less than 5.5 in each component.

English Language Requirements at Swansea University


Fees and funding

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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For the latest fee information, please check the individual course page on our website. Our full range of programmes are listed here: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/ Further information on tuition fees can be found here: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/
Environmental Science and the Climate Emergency at Swansea University - UCAS