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Environmental Science BSc (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Do you want to understand human environmental impact? You will build solutions to real environmental issues, using knowledge and cutting edge practical skills. Develop an understanding of climate change, biodiversity, conservation and sustainability, in marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Apply the latest techniques in the laboratory and the field - through training in the UK and overseas. You will graduate ready to shape the future of fields from ecosystem management to environmental monitoring.* In the 2016 National Student Survey, 96 per cent of students said staff were good at explaining things; 92 per cent found the staff enthusiastic; 85 per cent felt they received sufficient advice and support during their studies and 96 per cent were satisfied with this course overall.* Benefit from enthusiastic, supportive staff and teaching informed by our renowned research.* Take part in regular UK and overseas fieldwork in destinations such as Dartmoor National Park, Malaysia and Malta, where you will explore and study terrestrial and marine environmental systems.* Experience in-depth coverage of natural sciences in the context of cultural and economic systems.* Learn about the latest actions and technological developments in the struggle against climate change.* LABplus is a unique open access laboratory and resource centre designed for students studying science and engineering courses. The lab provides a flexible workspace, computing facilities, specialist software, access to microscopes, microscope cameras and bespoke resources. * Develop your employability with placement opportunities in the UK and abroad, with organisations such as Kew Gardens, Pell Frischmann, The National Trust and Hyder Consulting Ltd.* Qualify as a professional diver (HSE SCUBA) as part of your second year of study.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,200per year

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    122 58%

    36th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    46th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    42nd

    17

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