48 months
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14250 GBP/year
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About

The Environmental Science (with Foundation Year) (Hons) at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) brings together knowledge from a variety of fields to give you a deep understanding of the environmental challenges facing the world today. 

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Overview

Through a practical, hands-on approach that runs through all the modules, you'll gain exposure to the skills and technology employed at the forefront of environmental science.

Carry out your own investigations in our specialist labs, and use the latest mapping software in our dedicated computer suite. 

Learn to analyse and interpret complex data, and pioneer environmentally sound, scientifically robust, practical solutions with this Environmental Science (with Foundation Year) (Hons) at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) .

Careers / Further study

Environmental issues impact at local, national and international levels, and our students go on to make a valuable contribution in many different areas.

Past students have worked as pollution scientists, water quality experts and environmental managers with organisations including The Environment Agency, Wessex Water and DEFRA.

Some find roles as environmental consultants, working on renewable energy, waste management or the consequences of climate change. Others go into environmental education in schools, field studies organisations or postgraduate study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Earth Science
  • Environmental Impacts and Mitigation
  • Atmosphere and Climate
  • Hydrology to Oceanography
  • The Microbial World

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Tariff points: 48
  • GCSE: Grade C/4 or above in English Language or Literature, Mathematics and Double Science, or equivalent. We do not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy as alternatives to GCSEs. 
  • A-level subjects: A minimum of an AS in a Science subject.
  • Relevant subjects: Subjects that meet the Science requirement for this course: Applied Science, Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Design Technology, Environmental Science/Studies, Geography, Geology, Maths, Use of Maths, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Science in the Environment, Statistics.
  • EDEXCEL (BTEC) Diploma: Three units in a Science subject. Please list the units you are studying in your application.  
  • Access: Level 3 credits in Science.
  • Baccalaureate IB: To include Science at Higher Level.
  • Irish Highers: A minimum of O4 in a Science subject.
  • T Levels: No specific subjects required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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