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Climate Change with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Liverpool John Moores University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Climate Change with Foundation Year is the ideal course if you are interested in this subject but lack the necessary qualifications to study it at degree level. Climate Change is a pressing and challenging issue facing society. Rising temperatures and sea levels, near global retreat of glaciers, alterations to precipitation patterns and frequent extreme weather events, climate induced changes in biogeographical patterns and loss of biodiversity pose severe threats to contemporary and future societies. The introduction of this new BSc in Climate Change will allow students to investigate the issue using interdisciplinary skills. - The only BSc (Hons) Climate Change course available to study in the UK- Investigate climate change using interdisciplinary skills to tackle pressing issues - Taught by highly experienced, research-active staff- Focus on skill acquisition via practical workshops and field learning- Field trips included in the fees, currently to Iceland, the Lake District, Snowdonia, the Peak District and the North West coast*- Access to brand new, state-of-the-art computing facilities and analytical equipment- Excellent employment opportunities in areas such as: climate environmental management; consultancy; operational government authorities; engineering and surveying; civil service; and Geographical Information Systems- Options to undertake work placements of 4-6 weeks and/or 12 months- Options to study abroad for part of the degree with support from schemes such as the Go Global Fund and Erasmus+- International Foundation Year course available offering direct progression onto this degree programme - visit LJMU's International Study Centre to find out moreClimate change is the most pressing issue facing today’s society and our ability to understand the causes, impacts and potential mitigation strategies is vital for future populations. It is also vital to increase our capacity to communicate this to the public. This programme has developed in direct response to this clear need for graduates with the knowledge and practical skills required to tackle climate change.This course will provide a fully integrated study of climate change and climate science. It will cover the scientific, political, societal, economic aspects of the science, with full discussion of cutting-edge aspects of the subject. This will provide students with ample background and practical knowledge for understanding climate change. The course will deliver extensive practical experience using Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing technologies and field-based learning.*Additional course costsPractical and field activities underpin all programmes in the School. PPE is provided for all necessary practical work. There are no costs for day field trips for core and optional modules. Residential field trips associated with core modules are subsidised and include travel and half-board accommodation costs. Any residential field trips for optional modules will have costs involved. Locations may be subject to change and also subject to national and international travel restrictions.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    73rd

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally respected university with staff and students from over 100 countries.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation within the heart of the city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 71 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    122 61%

    37th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%

    63rd

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    6th

    10

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