36 months
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14600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Environmental scientists are critical to addressing global environmental challenges. Your BSc (Hons) Environmental Science degree at University of Plymouth will provide you with the knowledge and skills to identify and develop solutions to a wide range of environmental challenges on land and in our oceans, including climate change, biodiversity loss, conservation and sustainability. 

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Overview

Applying the latest techniques in the laboratory and the field - both in the UK and overseas, you will graduate ready to shape the future of fields from ecosystem management to environmental monitoring.

Our environmental science students have tremendous opportunities to gain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in a variety of work settings. Our hands-on approach to teaching and learning throughout the course will provide you with the topical skills and experience that you can apply to the wide range of career options as graduates.

Studying BSc (Hons) Environmental Science programme offered at University of Plymouth , you will:

  • Benefit from enthusiastic, supportive staff and teaching informed by our renowned research.
  • Take part in regular UK and overseas fieldwork in destinations such as Dartmoor National Park, Malaysia and Malta, where you will explore and study terrestrial and marine environmental systems.
  • Flexible workspace, computing facilities, specialist software, access to microscopes, microscope cameras and bespoke resources. 
  • Work placements – enhance your employability by gaining work experience via an optional 6 week or 6–12 month work placement in the UK, EU or further overseas such as Australia, Madagascar, Costa Rica, Ecuador, choosing from exciting opportunities in e.g. consultancy, conservation, NGO’s, EA, marine sectors.
  • Qualify as a professional diver (HSE SCUBA) as part of your third year of study.
  • Benefit from an Environmental Science Careers Fair to build your all-important employer networks and share career success stories from our graduates.
  • Our tutorial programme provides invaluable transferable skills, small group and one-to-one support. Our externally recognised Peer Assisted Learning (PALS) scheme helps increase your confidence with support from student mentors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Physical Environment 
  • The Biosphere 
  • Environmental Pollution 
  • Environmental Management and Protection 
  • Sustainability Science 
  • Global Environmental Challenges 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS tariff
104 - 112
  • A level: 104–112 points, to include a minimum of 2 A levels and preferably from one of the following subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Psychology, Geography, Geology, Applied Science, Use of Maths, Applied Science, Biology or Human Biology, Statistics, Science in the Environment, Design Technology. General Studies not accepted.
  • IB: 26–27 points overall from an International Baccalaureate to include science/technology-related subjects. English and mathematics must be included.
  • BTEC: 18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DMM preferably from a science/technology related subject (applied science, animal management, countryside management, forensic science).
  • GCSE: mathematics grade C required. English language grade C or above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part time (Home) £770/ per 10 credits.

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 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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