Build an understanding of the physical and human factors that impact our environment daily. Discover why the environment has become a major international talking point in recent times and how you can help shape the conversation for future generations.
Our flexible and interdisciplinary undergraduate courses allow you to follow a programme with modules drawn from across the subjects of environmental science, geography and waste management.
Your lecturers are well respected and vastly experienced in their specialist fields. Your learning will be a diverse mix of theoretical presentations, debates and discussion and practical hands-on learning through regular local field trips and an optional annual USA field module.
Recent graduates from our Environmental Science programmes have found work in social research, teaching, environmental management and local government and planning. Several graduates have also gained employment with well known organisations including the Environment Agency, Natural England and the Wildlife Trust.
Our range of Environmental Sciences courses, undergraduate and postgraduate, are as follows:
Undergraduate Environmental Sciences Programmes
Environmental Science is a broad field that encompasses aspects of ecology and physical science to evaluate environmental issues and propose appropriate solutions.
Geography BSc (Hons) provides you with the opportunity to explore the full range of this dynamic discipline. Our undergraduate Geography degree explores a range of human, physical and environmental geography, that will provide you with the skills for a future career in the environmental sciences field.
What impact do humans have on our environment? How are they being addressed at a local, national and international level? How can we influence change? If those are the sorts of questions that interest you then our Geography (Human Geography) programme will be of interest!
Our Physical Geography degree explores a wide range of topics such as Geohazards, Ecology, Biogeography, weather and climate among others – but specialises in physical geography. Our tutors are all research-active in their specialist areas, creating an environment that helps you get the most out of your studies. Throughout the course, you will develop an ability to apply both quantitative and qualitative approaches to research questions.
This course is particularly useful if you want to develop and progress in your career in the wastes management industry.
This course will help you understand the practical application of enterprise and legal principles, a skill set which is highly valued in this competitive employment market.
This joint honours degree will give you an understanding of the basic concepts of geographical enquiry and how they apply to social, cultural, political and economic debates.
This course is designed to introduced you to main issues surrounding International Development within the context of an unequal global economy.
Postgraduate Environmental Sciences Programmes
This course is aimed specifically at those in positions of responsibly working in wastes management who want to develop their expertise within their current profession.
This course is suited to those pursuing a career or undertaking research in the Waste Management and Environmental Resources field.
Our brand new £330 million campus.
- Designed to adapt to 21st century teaching.
- Full range of integrated learning environments.
- 24/7 library and learning zone.
- Low environmental impact.