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Environmental Science and Sustainability (Dumfries Campus)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Dumfries Campus

Content

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.

Entry Requirements

2021 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB (by end S6) preferably including a science subject; 2 science subjects preferred.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

D447

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Social Sciences

Department

School of Interdisciplinary Studies

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals