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Environmental Science with Hazards and Disasters (including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Kingston University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**– This course is accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).– The subject is brought to life through overseas fieldwork at locations susceptible to hazards such as earthquakes and volcanoes.– The course is highly practical and you’ll work alongside hazard practitioners in fields such as floods and volcanoes.**About this course**What are the causes of earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, hurricanes, floods and landslides? How do we plan for them, lessen their impact and handle the emergencies that can result?This course examines the physical science of natural hazards, the social factors that can contribute to disasters, emergency planning and disaster risk reduction (DRR). You’ll gain expertise in a range of practical and field techniques through “real-world” exercises.Guest speakers come from a variety of DRR organisations, provide first-hand learning opportunities and introduce you to potential career paths.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Students have a longstanding reputation for business start-ups, supported through an extensive programme of enterprise education events and industry links.
Kingston University is investing significantly in its campuses. A multi-floor library and dance studios are key features of its new Town House building.
Students from more than 140 countries bring diversity, fresh ideas and a range of life experiences to enrich the learning environment on campus.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    82 39%

    70th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    66th

    3

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