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Environmental Science BSc (Hons)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Your BSc Environmental Science degree will give you the opportunity to study one of four specialist pathways: Aquatic Environments and Resources, Biodiversity and Conservation, Environmental Change, and Sustainable Environmental Management. This challenging and interdisciplinary course embraces a wide range of subjects including environmental science, geography, ecology, geology, law, and oceanography. It focuses on applying science to some of the biggest environmental challenges of today and in the future. It will prepare you for a rewarding career in many fields, like environmental management and conservation. Specialising in your chosen pathway, you will develop the knowledge and skills required to tackle the complex major environmental challenges of the twenty-first century. As with all University of Southampton Environmental Science courses, this programme will integrate theory-based learning with practical and project work, to work towards sustainable solutions to environmental problems. Geography and Environmental Science is ranked 8th in the Guardian best UK universities league table, 2021.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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A level : ABB

Typical offer: ABB, including two science subjects from Geography, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Psychology, Geology and Environmental Studies; plus a pass in the associated practical science assessment where applicable.Contextual offer: BBB, to include two sciences from the above list; plus a pass in the associated practical science assessment where applicable.General Studies, Use of Mathematics, Core Mathematics, Thinking Skills and Critical Thinking are excluded for entry.

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    149 71%

    18th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    20th

    2

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