BSc Environmental Science
University of Hull
Hull, United Kingdom
GBP 18,300 / per year **
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* UCAS applications for 2022 open on 1 September 2021 and close by 15 January 2022, but we also consider later applications for most courses
** for EU/international students; fees for home students are £9,250 per year
The need for scientists who understand the forces shaping our planet has never been greater. This degree will give you a range of practical, field and analytical skills to help you solve real environmental problems.
You’ll spend much of your time conducting field work and research. That'll be backed up by lectures, tutorials, seminars and opportunities for residential field courses in the UK and abroad.
On this accredited programme, you can apply for free student membership of The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES), and for a fast-track route to membership after graduation. This starts you on a route towards becoming a Chartered Environmentalist or Chartered Scientist.
The programme draws on our expertise in biology, geography and geology to make a truly interdisciplinary degree – with practical skills embedded throughout.
The University cares deeply about the environment and a strong, sustainable future for everyone. We have over 80 environmental experts and world-leading scientists who make up our Energy and Environment Institute, who you will get the chance to study with and learn from. We have also committed to an ambitious plan to become carbon neutral by 2027, when we celebrate 100 years since we were first established.
6 reasons to study Mechatronics and Robotics at Hull
- Overseas field trips to locations like Brazil and Malaysia†
- Ranked Top 10 in UK for Earth and Marine Sciences#
- Accredited by The Institution of Environmental Sciences‡
- Study under world-leading environmental experts
- 94% graduate employability rating§
- Top three UK university for research impact*
† Extra fees may be payable
# The Guardian University Guide 2020
‡ This programme is accredited by the Committee of Heads of Environmental Sciences (CHES), the education committee of the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES). CHES is the collective voice of the environmental sciences academic community and serves to enhance the quality of environmental education worldwide. A programme accredited by CHES is assured to meet high standards, contain a strong component of practical, field and theoretical activities, and has excellent opportunities for training, work experience and links to the professional environmental sector. Students enrolled on CHES accredited programmes can apply for free Student Membership of the IES and for a fast-track route to membership once they graduate, starting you on a route towards becoming a Chartered Environmentalist or Chartered Scientist.
§ Percentage of students from biological sciences subject area in work or further study within 15 months of graduating: UK domicile full-time first degree leavers, Graduate Outcomes survey for the academic year 2017/18, published by HESA 2020.
* Top three UK university for research impact in geography and environmental studies in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 REF2014
How you'll study
Throughout your degree, you’re expected to study for 1,200 hours per year. That’s based on 200 hours per 20 credit module. And it includes scheduled hours, time spent on placement and independent study. How this time is divided among each of these varies each year and depends on the course and modules you study.