Environmental Science BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Environmental Science BSc (Hons)

As an Environmental Scientist, you will investigate the most pressing global and environmental challenges of our time. You will study a diverse range of topics, delivered by staff from Geography, Geoscience and Biological Sciences. Key topics include climate change, conservation, ecology, sustainable development and natural resources. You will gain key skills for monitoring environmental processes and for managing the critical environmental challenges faced by society.

This degree provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the Earth, its living systems, and the...

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

Scottish Higher


Access to HE Diploma


Pass Access to H.E. Diploma with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Distinction.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


Minimum of 3 in HL Maths, or 4 in SL Maths if grade C/4 not held at GCSE. Minimum of 4 in English Language required if grade C/4 not held at GCSE.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Maths and English Language grade C/4 or above required.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Accepted in combination with other qualifications.


2 AS Levels accepted in place of 1 A-Level. Must be taken alongside 2 A-Levels.

Scottish Advanced Higher

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Extended Project

BBB at A-Level plus grade B in EPQ.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

ABB from two A-Levels and the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

Accepted in combination with other qualifications.

A level


Geography not essential.

T Level


In either Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction or Science (with an Occupational Specialism in Laboratory technician)

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250

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