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Environmental Science BSc (Hons)

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 - 3 Years

Course summary

This degree provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the Earth, its living systems, and the complexity of environmental-societal interactions. Environmental scientists will gain a robust understanding of the science underpinning key environmental challenges, such as climate change, pollution, conservation and natural resource management.Drawing on material from Physical and Human Geography, Geosciences and Biological Sciences, students can construct a degree with their own specialisms and foci within the environmental science umbrella. This will build on core competencies in a range of laboratory, field and IT methods. The course includes UK and international residential fieldclasses in years one and two, as well as options for international field trips in the final year. This new degree is designed to provide students with the skills to tackle the full scope of 21st century environmental challenges and contains extensive optionality. If you like the sound of this degree but don't want to ignore human geography, you should consider the Geography BSc.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,175per year

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A level : ABB

A/AS-levels: ABB. Two AS-levels considered in place of one A-level. Geography not essential.

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University information

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    129 61%

    32nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    52nd

    13

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