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Geography, Climate Change and Society BSc (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Develop as a global citizen with our BSc in Climate Change and Society. A cutting-edge degree which provides a firm foundation for an environmental career in climate studies, sustainability science, environmental justice and advocacy.Our BSc Climate Change and Society is designed to nurture the next generation of ‘Global Citizens’ by developing a holistic appreciation of the biggest challenge facing humankind – that of rapid human-induced climate change and the environmental and economic impacts associated with it.We explore the role of society and culture in responding to our climate crisis in a sustainable way at local, national and international levels. We provide a thorough grounding in climate and land system science, whilst developing your practical understanding of emerging green technologies and new modes of sustainable living. We provide internationally recognised and certified training in Carbon Literacy.We also expose our students to the contentious but critical debates about managing our changing environment, and provide exciting opportunities to:consider the politics and governance of sustainability and climate changeexplore the complexity of the links between economic activity, lifestyles and climate changeevaluate practical adaptation and mitigation strategiesdevelop the skills needed to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders including the public and critical decision-makersWhat role will environmental advocates play in responding to the climate crisis? Can we create environmentally just sustainable societies for the future? Will you be part of the necessary changes?To ensure your employability, the course will seek accreditation through the Institute of Environmental Science providing our graduates with their first steps to a rewarding environmental career as a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv).Fieldwork opportunities are embedded throughout the course both as a series of residentials and single day visits. In Year 1 (3 day UK residential), in Year 2 a series of day visits associated with each module (5 – 6 across the year) and in Year 3 a substantive overseas field course, using sustainable travel (trains) to visit cities such as Amsterdam / Copenhagen who are at the forefront of green issues and sustainable city living. It is going to be offered with a placement year opportunity.On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Climate Change and Society

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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Staffordshire University

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    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

The new Catalyst building will be home to future-facing Business degrees. All students have access to industry-standard facilities such as the Smart Zone.
Guaranteed work placement opportunities with national and international employers.
Innovative teaching is delivered by research-active lecturers in friendly and supportive environments.

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