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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Aberystwyth University’s Environmental Science degree is an engaging course that explores the most important environmental issues of our time. Aberystwyth offers you a unique opportunity to study Environmental Science in one of the most picturesque locations in Europe. Situated on the coast of Cardigan Bay and surrounded by a great diversity of beautiful marine, moorland, mountain and grassland environments, the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences is ideally placed to make the most of its location, providing you with a fabulous variety of fieldwork and recreational opportunities. This degree will equip you with the skills, abilities and expertise to meet and engage with the environmental challenges facing society today. We offer you a detailed insight into key themes in geography, biology and environmental studies. We help you develop a deeper understanding of the most significant environmental challenges of our time, including climate change and biodiversity loss. We provide insight into mass extinctions and what they can tell us about human environment relations today. We offer a diverse range of modules which include sustainable development policy, geohazards, wildlife management, and marine biology. The course offers flexibility in the modules you choose and the themes that you specialize in. Our facilities are recognised by Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). Employability is embedded within all courses provided by us. Our degrees provide a solid foundation for a vast array of careers across a range of sectors. In a rapidly shifting global economy, our graduates are adaptable and able to draw on a range of transferable skills, ensuring that they are always in demand. The skill sets include: + Enhanced mathematical and computational skills; + Effective problem solving and creative thinking skills;+ Information technology skills; + Ability to work independently and as part of a team; + Time-management, organisational skills; + Communication skills both written and oral; + Self-motivation and self-reliance. Our graduates have, for example, found employment as environmental consultants, planners, civil servants, surveyors, and in education.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 15,800per year

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A level : BCC - BBB

To include a B in on of the following A-Level subjects Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, or Physics.

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University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Over 100 nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural and cosmopolitan learning environment.
The university’s research is internationally recognised. Some departments work with global organisation such as NASA and the UN.
Aberystwyth University has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1872, drawn by its reputation for teaching excellence.

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