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Environmental Science

University of the Highlands and Islands

Venues

Inverness College UHI, Moray College UHI, North Highland College UHI, Perth College UHI, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

If you are passionate about understanding the processes that shape our natural environment and keen to develop the scientific and analytical skills you need to work in this field, the BSc (Hons) Environmental Science degree is exactly what you are looking for.

You won’t find a better classroom in which to study than in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. We have what is undeniably one of the world’s best ‘living laboratories’ in the spectacular natural habitats of the Scottish Highlands.

Here you will develop core scientific and analytical skills through course work in college laboratories and access to specialist analytical equipment across the university network. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a residential field module each year at locations throughout the region, which will help develop your field skills while working in some of the most outstanding habitats.

Entry Requirements

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

Start Date

September and January

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

F900

Course Length

4 years

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uhi.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals