Environmental Science (W47) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Environmental Science (W47)

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Course summary

This interdisciplinary diploma combines science studies in biology, geography and chemistry, with aspects of technology and social science to help you understand the whole picture. You’ll study the problems we face in understanding our natural environment and living sustainably, as well as developing your scientific, interpretive and creative thinking skills. Key features of the course

  • Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)
  • Enhance your scientific, interpretive and creative-thinking skills.
  • Investigate the science of the natural environment and our relationship with it.
  • Explore local and global environmental issues.
  • Acquire practical experience at a field school (on-site in the UK or online).

Modules

This diploma of higher education has two stages, each comprising 120 credits: In Stage 1, you’ll study two 60-credit modules. In Stage 2, you’ll study a 60-credit module and choose 60 credits of option modules.

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

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.

There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £14544 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £13968 Whole course
Scotland £4752 Whole course
Northern Ireland £4636 Whole course
Wales £5248 Whole course
EU £14944 Whole course
International £14944 Whole course
Channel Islands £14944 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
Environmental Science (W47) at Open University - UCAS