Environmental Research Institute, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
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.
3 Highers including a science subject plus Chemistry at National 5, or Foundation Apprenticeship Scientific Technologies (Laboratory Skills) plus 1 Higher and Chemistry at National 5.
For some optional modules you will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.
Science and Environment