Planit


Applied Environmental Science and Sustainability

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Lanarkshire Campus

Content

The combined impacts of climate change, biodiversity loss and unsustainable resource management has critical implications for the future stability of life support systems on our planet. Do you want to be part of the solution? Then the BSc (Hons) Applied Environmental Science and Sustainability programme is for you.

Environmental Scientists must overcome these challenges through creative, innovative and more sustainable solutions to local and global challenges. By drawing on a variety of core scientific fields such as Biology, Chemistry and Earth Systems and their underpinning for Policy and Regulation and addressing fundamental principles of Sustainability. You will gain a deep understanding of the environmental challenges facing the world today, and be able to identify potential threats to our worlds environment. This programme will allow students to advance knowledge and strategies for a sustainable future.

Through this degree programme you will receive a general grounding in biological and chemical and earth system disciplines to build knowledge and understanding of fundamental environmental systems before progressing to study more specialised and advanced topics, focused on applied environmental governance and sustainability.

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements
Standard entry:
4 Highers at BBBC plus National 5 English and Maths

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBCC plus National 5 English and Maths

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

B913

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Biological Sciences and Health

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals