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Ecology and Environmental Science, B.Sc.

Ecology and Environmental Science, B.Sc.

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Focusing on key themes and issues within ecology and environmental science, this course will prepare you for a rewarding graduate career addressing the environmental challenges that face our planet. The Ecology and Environmental Science program is delivered by the University of Gloucestershire.


As you advance through the course, you can choose to follow themes that mirror our research specialisms in applied ecology, conservation, monitoring & management, ecological theory, environmental change, water and global sustainability. In your second year you’ll also have the option to take our internship module, which not only provides a critical edge of workplace experience but also awards academic credit towards your degree.

You'll be guided by lecturers awarded for their teaching excellence and media work, and internationally-recognised for their frontline research in environmental science.

The Ecology and Environmental Science program is delivered by the University of Gloucestershire.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Fundamentals of Ecology
  • Introduction to Ecological and Environmental Methods
  • Diversity of Life
  • Earth Systems & Processes
  • Data Handling and Presentation
  • Practical Environmental Investigation
  • Biostatistics
  • Ecological Impact Assessment and Monitoring
  • Contemporary Issues in Ecology and Environmental Science
  • Ecology & Environmental Science Dissertation
                  Option modules
                  • Internship
                  • Biogeography 
                  • Residential Fieldwork
                  • Plant ecology and diversity
                  • Threats to Civilisation
                  • Ice Age Earth
                  • Fluvial Hydrosystems
                  • Geographic Information Systems
                  • Population and Community Ecology
                  • Pollution in Ecological Systems
                  • Palaeoecology
                  • Advanced Scientific Skills
                  • Conservation Biology
                  • Global Futures
                  • Climate Change
                  • River Science and Management
                  • Advanced Geographic Information Systems

                                                English Language Requirements

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                                                Academic Requirements

                                                • 120 tariff points
                                                • BBB at A levels, DDM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
                                                • Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. If you don't meet your tariff points total we may still consider your application.

                                                Tuition Fee

                                                • International Applies to you

                                                  13500 GBP/year
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                                                • EU/EEA Applies to you

                                                  9250 GBP/year
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                                                Living costs for Cheltenham

                                                • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
                                                  Living Costs

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