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Environmental Science BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Take part in residential field courses and local day visits.
  • Develop your research and scientific skills in the laboratory and through fieldwork.
  • Prepare for a successful future career by developing a wide range of graduate attributes alongside your environmental knowledge.
  • Study a course accredited by the Landscape Institute and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.
  • Have the opportunity to work abroad — with the possibility of Erasmus funding being available for European placements.

Gain an understanding of the key issues in environmental science, studying principles from both the natural and the social sciences. You are taught by experts who will provide you with opportunities to apply your learning in the real world – both in the laboratory and through field trips and day visits.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

Our enthusiastic staff have all worked or carried out research in the field of environmental science. We encourage you to become an active, self-directed learner, preparing you for whatever you choose to do after your degree. You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to understand

  • the interactions between natural systems
  • past, present and future human influences on the environment
  • the monitoring and management of natural and human-induced environmental changes
  • the sustainable management of natural resources, waste and energy.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a successful future career in a variety of areas including

  • environmental and ecological consultancies
  • water, energy and other utility companies
  • geographical information systems (GIS)
  • local and national government
  • international organisations
  • education
  • further study and research

Application deadline

25 January

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:BBC at A Level.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies.


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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 76 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    110 53%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71.0 71%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.63 73%



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