Planit


Environmental Science

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

An Environmental Science degree at Aberdeen will allow you to understand more about the environment on a local and global scale. It will allow you to appreciate the impact humans are having on the environment and how it can be managed.

This programme includes elements of Environmental Biology, Geography and Geology, Soil Science and Chemistry. This degree will enable you to explore the science of all these topics, taught by experts who are actively involved in environmental science research.

Year 1: Frontiers in Biological Sciences; Diversity of Life 1 and 2; The Earth through Geological Time; Ecology and Environmental Science; Global Worlds, Local Challenges; Earth’s Materials.

Year 2: Biological Enhanced Skills Training; Ecology; Physical Environments; Conservation Biology; Plants, People and the Environment.

Year 3: Statistical Analysis of Biological Data; Global Soil Geography; Ecosystem Processes; Soils for Food Security; Environmental Analysis; Society and Environment.

Year 4: You will carry out a research project and complete advanced courses such as: Environmental Impact Assessment, Remediation Technology, Environmental Pollution, or Environmental Management Plan among others.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (first sitting) including 2 maths or science subjects plus English, Maths and Chemistry or Physics at National 5.

For second year entry you would require the above plus 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including 2 maths or science subjects at AB or BA.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

F900

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Life Sciences and Medicine

Department

Biological Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals