Environmental and Analytical Science at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Understanding key environmental issues, such as global warming and plastic pollution, is the first step to devising solutions for a cleaner planet and a healthier future generation. An Environmental and Analytical Science BSc(Hons) degree equips you with comprehensive knowledge of the Earth’s systems and the skills and knowhow to contribute to the field of environmental science as an analytical scientist. On campus, you’ll have the opportunity to study a wide range of modules including Earth Processes, Sustainability, Anthropocene, Climate Meteorology and Atmospheric Systems, and Analytical Science. After completing the core modules in your first and second years, you’ll be able to specialise in your final year. Why Study Environmental and Analytical Science BSc at University of Huddersfield? Teaching staff at the University of Huddersfield also rank in the top three in England for the proportion who hold doctorates and have expertise in a range of environmental and analytical subject areas. You’ll also gain relevant, real-world experience putting your knowledge and skills to the test in an optional work or research placement, in your area of interest, in year three. In the final year of your studies, you'll have the chance to develop and enhance your independent research skills as part of the research project module. Learning through doing is important for any environmental scientist in training, so look forward to field trips and fieldwork throughout the course. These will allow you to put theory into practice. This course will prepare you for a variety of potentially exciting careers. You could work in the climate science industry, conducting research and environmental monitoring or providing conservation management services, or you could work on the policy side as a Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) specialist. Professional Bodies This course is accredited by the Committee of Heads of Environmental Sciences (CHES), the education committee of the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and is reviewed on a regular basis. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


The first year comprises: • Dynamic Living Systems • Sustainability • Research Skills • Analytical Science 1 • Field course (Compulsory) Choose two from a list which may include: • Earth Processes • Climate, Meteorology and Atmospheric Systems • Global Earth Cycles • Inorganic Chemistry 1 • Organic Chemistry 1. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

This course aims to develop your technical and scientific competence along with your deductive, analytical and communication skills. The course has a modular structure that allows you to follow your own interests. In the final year, you can undertake an extended research project in the laboratory with expert supervision. You’ll be taught through a series of lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, practicals, fieldwork, and laboratory work. Assessment will include project work, assignments, presentations, practicals, and examinations. Your module specification/course handbook provides full details of the assessment criteria.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Environmental Sciences, Institute of

How to apply

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Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you do not have the appropriate qualifications for direct entry to this degree you may be able to apply to our Science Extended Degree (BCF0 - https://courses.hud.ac.uk/full-time/undergraduate/science-extended-degree-leading-to-a-bsc-hons-degree/). Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

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Environmental and Analytical Science at University of Huddersfield - UCAS