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Environment and Sustainability (Hons), BA / BSc

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Keele, United Kingdom
This Environment and Sustainability (Hons) course from Keele University crosses the traditional divide between the natural and social sciences, providing the necessary holistic perspective to understand environment and sustainability issues, and to develop strategies to work towards a more sustainable future.
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Overview

For society to tackle the environmental and sustainability problems we now face, we need people who can grapple with both the scientific and human aspects of those issues. That’s why this innovative course is taught across three different faculties, integrating a range of disciplines including the geo and environmental sciences, life sciences, chemical sciences, politics and international relations, management, and health amongst others. There is a strong emphasis on the development and application of skills, including practical fieldwork and engagement with professionals working in the environment and sustainability sector through work placement opportunities.

This Environment and Sustainability (Hons) course from Keele University is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES), meaning students can gain free membership of the IES to support their personal and professional development in the environmental sector. This programme is also accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). Students on IEMA accredited programmes can apply for free Student Membership of the IEMA which provides a range of benefits.

Jobs that a graduate of this course could go on to do:

  • Waste Management Officer
  • Recycling Officer
  • Nature Conservation Officer
  • Environmental Education Officer
  • Logistics & Distribution
  • Environmental Health Manager Practitioner
  • Local Government Officer
  • Primary Teacher
  • Trading Standards Officer
  • Town Planner

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • 4 years with international or placement year
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Introductory Geology for the Environmental Sciences
  • The politics of sustainability
  • Studying the Environment
  • Biodiversity, Ecology and the Environment
  • People and the Environment
  • Greening Business: Employability and Sustainability

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    81

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

A LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • A Level requirement BBC
GCSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Maths and Science at C (or 4)
  • English at C (or 4)
BTEC
  • BTEC requirements DMM
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • 30 points
ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS
  • Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 112 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Keele

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

 

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