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Environmental Science (Hons)

University of Stirling

48 months
17900 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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Our innovative Environmental Science (Hons) degree offered at University of Stirling, will equip you to tackle the world’s environmental problems. Study at Stirling and be the difference in protecting our planet.


If you want a career tackling the world's most pressing environmental challenges Environmental Science (Hons), offered at University of Stirling, is the course for you.

Today’s environmental scientists are challenged to find solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems, such as climate change, pollution, loss of biodiversity and the sustainable provision of energy, food, and clean water.

Stirling is a hub for conservation and environmental organisations. It's a superb place to study Environmental Science. We were one of the first UK universities to introduce a Environmental Science degree and our course is accredited by the Institute of Environmental Sciences. 

You’ll gain a scientific grounding and relevant, employable and in-demand skills. Specialist skills modules are included in each semester of our course, and regular careers sessions are embedded into core teaching. Field training is a fundamental element that includes field courses in Scotland, Iceland and Spain.

At Stirling, we’re passionate about Environmental Science and offering you innovative, interdisciplinary and research-led teaching that’ll inspire you to be the difference, and protect our society and the planet.


An environmental science degree can find you a job as a:

  • environmental consultant
  • nature conservation officer
  • recycling officer
  • sustainability consultant
  • environmental education officer
  • environmental manager
  • transport planner
  • teacher
  • ecotourist officer
  • waste management officer
  • water quality scientist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservation Biology 
  • Population and Community Ecology 
  • Environmental Policy and Management 
  • Geoarchaeology: Soils, sediments, landscape history
  • Environmental Science Honours Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

SQA Highers

  • AABB - by the end of S5
  • AAAB - by the end of S6
GCE A-levels
  • BBB
IB Diploma
  • 30 points
BTEC (Level 3)
  • DDM
Essential subjects
  • To include one of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Mathematics or Physics
Widening access students
  • Widening access students may be eligible for an adjusted offer of entry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland: £9250 

Living costs for Stirling

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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