Environmental Science (Q52) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Environmental Science (Q52)

Course options

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Course summary

This degree explores the disciplines needed to understand, manage and protect our planet. Assess environmental problems, propose solutions, and gain a comprehensive understanding of the natural environment. You’ll study topics including conservation, ecology, ecosystems, environmental management and renewable energy. Develop your scientific and technical knowledge and skills, and learn how to apply them to environmental challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, and sustainability. As a valued environmental science graduate, you’ll be able to pursue a career in a diverse range of fields. Key features of the course

  • Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES)
  • Develop your scientific, interpretive and creative-thinking skills
  • Investigate the complexities of the natural environment and our relationship with it
  • Explore the problems we face with sustainable living
  • Acquire fieldwork skills at two field schools (virtual and residential options)
  • Follow an environmental management route if applicable to your role or aspirations

Modules

This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits: In Stage 1, you’ll study two 60-credit modules. In Stage 2, you’ll study one 60-credit core environmental science module and 60 credits from your chosen route. In Stage 3, you’ll study 90 credits from your chosen route and complete a 30-credit project module.

Professional bodies

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

  • The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
  • Water and Environmental Management, Chartered Institution of
  • Environmental Sciences, Institute of

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £21816 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £20952 Whole course
Scotland £7128 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6954 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
EU £22416 Whole course
International £22416 Whole course
Channel Islands £22416 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
Environmental Science (Q52) at Open University - UCAS