Year 1: In the first year you will take the following core courses: Introduction to environmental science; Earth system science; Introduction to global environmental issues; Text and communication.
Year 2: In the second year you will take the following core courses: •Research methods for environmental scientists; Sustainability of farming systems; Energy: options for sustainability.
Year 3: In the third year you will take the following core courses: Applied ecology and conservation;
Human impacts on the environment; Rural tourism and stewardship (optional); Current issues in science, technology and medicine (optional); Dissertation or work placement.
At each level you will also be able to choose elective courses from other interdisciplinary programmes, including history, literature, philosophy, health, text and communication, science studies and modern languages.
Year 4: Appropriately qualified students may pursue a fourth year of study, leading to the award of the BSc (Honours) degree. The Honours year consists of Environmental stewardship project (on a research interest of choice), Environmental economics or Natural resources economics; plus three further core courses to be approved.
2021 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB (by end S6) preferably including a science subject; 2 science subjects preferred.
College of Social Sciences
School of Interdisciplinary Studies