Environmental Science (with Foundation Year) at University of Hull - UCAS

University of Hull

Degree level: Undergraduate

Environmental Science (with Foundation Year)

Course summary

The need for scientists who understand the forces shaping our planet has never been greater. This degree will give you a range of practical, field and analytical skills to help you solve real environmental problems. You’ll spend much of your time conducting field work and research. That'll be backed up by lectures, tutorials, seminars and opportunities for residential field courses in the UK and abroad. On this accredited programme, you can apply for free student membership of The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES), and for a fast-track route to membership after graduation. This starts you on a route towards becoming a Chartered Environmentalist or Chartered Scientist. The programme draws on our expertise in biology, geography and geology to make a truly interdisciplinary degree – with practical skills embedded throughout. The University cares deeply about the environment and a strong, sustainable future for everyone. We have over 80 environmental experts and world-leading scientists who make up our Energy and Environment Institute, who you will get the chance to study with and learn from. We have also committed to an ambitious plan to become carbon neutral by 2027, when we celebrate 100 years since we were first established. The foundation year has been designed to give you the skills and knowledge for entry on to the degree. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb


Foundation Year Preparing for Learning in Higher Education Group Challenge (Sciences) Introduction to Data Analysis Introduction to Biological Sciences 2 Introduction to Geography Year 1 Compulsory modules Diversity of Life Introduction to Environmental Science Exploring Worlds Around Us Practical Ecology Interpreting Environments Optional modules Dive Training Landscapes of the World Year 2 Compulsory modules Frontiers in Environmental Science Geographical Information Systems Ecological Monitoring Living in the Anthropocene Optional modules Geomorphology Geohazards Environmental Change Sustainable Futures Year 3 Compulsory modules Environmental Pollution Environmental Science Dissertation Environmental Impact Assessment and Monitoring Optional modules Geotechnologies A: Advanced GIS Adapting to Climate Change Field Studies Teaching Project Conservation in a Changing World Volcanoes and their Hazards Professional Consultancy Project All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The foundation year is designed for applicants whose qualifications and experience do not allow direct entry to the undergraduate degree. We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of a related subject and an aptitude for academic work which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the application. For applicants with Level 3 qualifications, we will usually require a minimum of 80 points.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk
Institution's Own Test60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £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 £19500 Year 1

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 .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Hull
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Thursday 17 August, 7am - 9pm Friday 18 August, 8am-6pm Saturday 19 August, 9am-3pm

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Environmental Science (with Foundation Year) at University of Hull - UCAS