Planit


Environmental Science

Moray College UHI

Venues

Main campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

Year 1 - CertHE
Principles of biology; Chemistry 1; Science lab skills; Ecological principles: biodiversity and ID skills (including a 1 day residential); Collecting and analysing data; Plus 1 option in semester 2.

Year 2 - DipHE
Freshwater environments; Environmental conservation; Marine environments; Introduction to geographic information systems; Ecological and statistical methods (including a 5 day residential); Plus 1 option in semester 1.

Year 3 - BSc
Environmental analysis (including a 5 day residential); Management of the marine resource; Research skills project; Strategic environmental monitoring; Microbial ecology; Plus 1 option in semester 1.

Year 4 - BSc (Hons)
Engaging with external agencies (including a work placement); Science and society; Plus 1 option in both semester 1 and semester 2; Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers including a science subject plus Chemistry at National 5; or Foundation Apprenticeship Scientific Technology (Laboratory Skills) plus 1 additional Higher and Chemistry at National 5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

F900

Course Length

4 years

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

10

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals