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Ecology, Conservation and Environment (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months


Outside the classroom, you gain real-world experience through UK and international field trips, and develop career skills through modules on research methods and technologies such as Geographical Information Systems.


Recent graduates of Ecology, Conservation and Environment (Hons) degree provided by University of Sussex have taken up a range of roles including:
  • ecologist, Greenwillows Associates
  • fundraiser, RSPCA
  • scientist, Mad Science.

Your future career

You’ll develop skills in problem-solving, analysis, laboratory work and communication. About one in five of our graduates go on to further study, and we provide you with an excellent preparation for a career in:
  • research and consultancy
  • biotechnology and health
  • other roles in ecological and related sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Evolution and Biodiversity
  • The Natural World
  • Environmental Management and Sustainable Development
  • Introduction to Ecology and Conservation
  • Research Methods for Biology, Ecology and Zoology

          English Language Requirements

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          Academic Requirements

          International BaccalaureateTypical offer 32-34 points overall from the full IB Diploma.Subjects Higher Levels must include at least one from Biology, Chemistry or Physics, with a grade of 5.

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            20750 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 20750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
          • EU/EEA

            9250 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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          Living costs for Brighton

          • 815 - 1390 GBP/month
            Living Costs

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