Semesters 1-4 cover core modules in foundation subjects, including: Ecology; Biodiversity; Cell Biology and Physiology; Environmental Sciences; and Practical Skills.
Semesters 5-6 cover advanced modules in: Environmental Policy and Management; Population and Community Ecology; plus up to four modules from a defined list of options, including a fieldtrip to Spain.
You’ll go on a four-week placement working with a relevant organisation in the summer between Years 3 and 4.
In Semesters 7-8, you’ll work on a research project and can choose to go on the ecology fieldtrip, currently based in the Cévennes National Park in Southern France. You can take up to six modules from a range of options.
There’s an active Conservation Volunteers group at the University, enabling you to develop and expand your experience of survey work and other practical skills.
2021 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (first sitting) or AAAB (two sittings) including one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography or Physics.
For entry to three year Honours degree you will need 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Biology or Geography.