What will I learn?

- Take part in residential field courses and local day visits.- Develop your research and scientific skills in the laboratory and through fieldwork.- Prepare for a successful future career by developing a wide range of graduate attributes alongside your environmental knowledge.- Study a course accredited by the Landscape Institute and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.- Have the opportunity to work abroad — with the possibility of Erasmus funding being available for European placements.Gain an understanding of the key issues in environmental science, studying principles from both the natural and the social sciences. You are taught by experts who will provide you with opportunities to apply your learning in the real world – both in the laboratory and through field trips and day visits.**How you learn**Our enthusiastic staff have all worked or carried out research in the field of environmental science. We encourage you to become an active, self-directed learner, preparing you for whatever you choose to do after your degree. You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to understand- the interactions between natural systems- past, present and future human influences on the environment- the monitoring and management of natural and human-induced environmental changes- the sustainable management of natural resources, waste and energyYou learn through:- fieldwork- laboratory classes- practical IT classes- lectures and seminars- workshops and tutorials- professional experience project- independent research projectThere are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme (subject to the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus programme following the Brexit transition period).**Applied learningWork placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience and a professional network to prepare you for your future career. You could work for charities, city councils, environmental consultancies, government agencies, local wildlife trusts, NHS, schools or waste management companies.You can study abroad at one of our partner universities for half of your work placement year. We have international study exchange agreements in countries including Australia, Canada, Finland, Italy and Norway (classes taught in English).**Field trips**You will explore environmental themes on local field trips in Sheffield and the nearby Peak District. During your degree you will have the opportunity to attend residential field trips. Recent destinations include Amsterdam, Czech Republic, Iceland, Lake District, Scotland and Snowdonia.**Networking opportunities**Throughout your degree you will have visits by external speakers from a professional background. The course also connects with the professional world through our accreditation from both the Landscape Institute and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.

Which department am I in?

Sheffield Hallam University

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,995.00 (US$ 18,231) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2021

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,995.00 (US$ 18,231) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2021

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes: two GCE/VCE A level passes; High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A' level standard; and other international qualifications gained after 13 years of secondary/further education. Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses