Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- Develop your practical skills in the laboratory and through fieldwork.
- Apply your learning to real-world problems throughout your course and during optional placement opportunities.
- Prepare for a successful future career by developing your employability skills alongside your environmental knowledge.
- fieldwork and field visits
- laboratory classes
- practical IT classes
- lectures and seminars
- workshops and tutorials
- independent study
- a professional experience project
- an independent research project
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Environmental Protection 20 Fieldwork And Professional Skills In Environmental Science 20 Introduction To Environmental Science 20 Introduction To Physical Geography 20 Life On Earth 20 Elective modules Development And Sustainability 20 Foreign Language 20 Year 2 Compulsory modules International Field Work 20 Professional Experience 20 Research Methods In Environmental, Geographical And Social Sciences 20 Elective modules Conservation Ecology 20 Energy, Waste And Resources 20 Fluvial Geomorphology And Hydrology 20 Foreign Language 20 Geographical Information Systems 20 Glaciers And Glaciation 20 Outdoor Learning For The Environment And Geography 20 Sustainable Settlements 20 Year 3 Compulsory modules Placement Final year Compulsory modules Dissertation (Geography, Environment And Planning) 40 Elective modules Advanced Field Research 20 Advanced Gis 20 Atmospheric And Water Quality 20 Conservation And Habitat Management 20 Contaminated Land And Remediation 20 Environmental Impact Assessment & Management Systems 20 Foreign Language 20 Natural Hazards 20 Past Environmental Change 20 People And The Natural Environment 20
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Landscape Institute
- The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Overall score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.|
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