The course combines aspects of physical and life sciences to develop your understanding of contemporary environmental issues. Field and laboratory work will develop your practical and analytical ability in undertaking complex scientific investigations. You will learn to process information from a range of sources and scientific disciplines which will enable you to make informed recommendations and take appropriate action.
In Year 2 you can opt to do a vocational experience unit and further option units include Ecology and Biodiversity, and Sustainable Future Environments. In Year 3 further option units include: Advanced Professional Skills, Applied Geographic Information, Conservation of Biodiversity, and Global Environmental Change and Ecosystems.
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BCC-BBC) including grade C in Geography, Maths or a Science subject.
BTEC Extended Certificate, BTEC National Diploma, BTEC National Extended Diploma accepted in combination with relevant A Level to at grade C to achieve 104-112 UCAS Tariff points.SPECIFIC GCSE REQUIREMENTS
GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language, Science and Mathematics. Level 2 Functional Skills English also accepted.NON TARIFFED QUALIFICATIONS
106-112 UCAS Tariff Points from a relevant (Science) Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at Level 3.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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