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Environmental Sciences with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Overview**How can we change our behaviour to reduce the effects of climate change? What controls the Earth’s natural systems? What might our landscape look like in the future? How do I write a good science report? Prepare to explore it all. On your Foundation Year you’ll gain the knowledge, understanding and skills needed for undergraduate-level study, all within a nurturing, supportive environment. With this under your belt, you’re then able to progress to the BSc in Environmental Sciences or you have the option to transfer to a different degree in the School depending on your grades and preference. Whether you’re a mature student looking for a new career, a student who needs to strengthen their science knowledge before progressing to a degree, or an international student whose qualifications are not accepted for direct entry, our Foundation Year is a great route onto our degrees. **About This Course**In your Foundation Year you will study the physical, chemical, and biological surroundings here on Earth, or you may choose to follow a more social science pathway through your foundation year. You’ll discover how natural systems of the environment are interlinked, and the effects of human influence on them. You’ll think about questions including: - What are the greatest challenges for effectively managing the effects of climate change? - What is the latest research into understanding the changes in our environment? - What happens in the wide range of natural systems that occur on Earth? In addition to exploring these big questions, you’ll develop the essential skills you need to prepare for undergraduate study. Once you’ve successfully completed your foundation year you are guaranteed to transfer to the BSc Environmental Science. Depending on the modules you’ve taken, your grades and your preferences, you could instead transfer to a different BSc/BA/MSci course in the School of Environmental Science. **Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: ****

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,700per year

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University of East Anglia UEA

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    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 71 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    125 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



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