What will I learn?

Introduction:

This multidisciplinary course includes the scientific study of the physical, chemical and biological processes operating on and within the Earth. It is fully accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences. You will explore environmental issues including natural resources, waste management, conservation and sustainability. Other areas of focus include climate change, renewable energies, environmental hazard management, and law and policy.

How you’re taught

You will be taught through a variety of methods including group seminars, lectures, practical sessions and fieldwork. You'll also get the chance to take part in a residential field trip in year two, currently to Spain.

Your future career

As one of our graduates, you will possess a wide range of academic and transferable skills, including research methodology, problem-solving and attention to detail, in addition to the specific knowledge and skills relevant to an Environmental Science degree.

The skills and knowledge acquired will equip you to pursue a career within organisations concerned with sustainable energy use and generation, the protection of natural resources, and environmental conservation.

Our graduates have gone on to work for many different employers such as:

  • Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
  • Environment Agency
  • local government
  • environmental consultancies
  • conservation agencies
  • private companies.

You could also progress on to postgraduate study.

Placement opportunities

You can choose to take an optional placement year in industry at the end of your second year of study. This work experience will enable you to develop your skills and put your knowledge into practice in a working environment. This experience is highly valued by future employers.

Which department am I in?

School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Science

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,600.00 (US$ 20,800) per year
If you choose to do a work placement as part of the undergraduate course the fee for the work placement will be £1,385.

This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Brackenhurst Campus

Brackenhurst Lane,

Southwell,

Nottinghamshire,

NG25 0QF, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

136 UCAS Tariff points from three A-Levels or equivalent qualifications, including A-level grade A in Biology and A-level grade B in Chemistry, Physics or Maths or equivalent.

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

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About Nottingham Trent University

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  • Dedicated international student support
  • Employability focused with work experience opportunities
  • 2019 Guardian University of the Year

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