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Geoenvironmental Hazards (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #1001 (WUR) Cambridge, United Kingdom
Geoenvironmental Hazards (Hons) programme of Edge Hill University will provide you with a scientific understanding of the causes and effects of geoenvironmental hazards, as well as the skills to analyse, evaluate and monitor hazards and to predict, mitigate and manage their impact and future effects, engaging in a variety of fieldwork projects in the UK and abroad.
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Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes and tsunamis are some of the most significant natural hazards facing society, while other environmental challenges such as flooding, landslides, contaminated land and polluted water often arise from human impact on the earth’s surface and resources. Furthermore, there are growing concerns that climate change is increasing the frequency and magnitude of environmental hazards and disasters.


The Geoenvironmental Hazards (Hons) programme of Edge Hill University will provide you with an extensive range of graduate skills that employers are looking for, including IT and communication skills, project management, report writing, problem solving, group work and oral presentation skills. These skills are of great value to them and to you in your career.

Career options may include graduate positions with local authority planning departments, Government agencies, international development agencies, utility companies, charitable organisations and environmental consultancies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Practical Skills for Geography and Environmental Science
  • Geographical and Environmental Science Research
  • Natural Hazards
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Geological Hazards
  • Science of the Physical Environment

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Typical offer 112-120 UCAS Tariff points, including Geography, Geology, Environmental Science or a related subject. GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above, or Adult Numeracy at Level 2 or above, or equivalent, is also required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 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 Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


If you are a prospective UK or EU student who will be joining this undergraduate degree, financial support arrangements are still to be announced.

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