What will I learn?

BSc(Hons) Environmental Science brings together knowledge from a variety of fields to give you a deep understanding of the environmental challenges facing the world today. Carry out your own investigations in our specialist labs, and use the latest mapping software in our dedicated computer suite. Gain exposure to the skills and technology employed at the forefront of environmental science.Learn to analyse and interpret complex data, and pioneer environmentally sound, scientifically robust, practical solutions.Undertake work placements, volunteering roles, field-based work and residential trips in natural and urban environments, in the UK and abroad. Go on inspiring expeditions to the threatened forests of Madagascar or diving on the coral reefs of Cuba. If you choose the sandwich course option, you’ll spend your third year working with a public or private sector employer, applying your knowledge to current environmental issues.Our graduates take their skills into internationally-renowned organisations such as the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Others go into industry, working with employers such as Thames Water, the Environment Agency, Wessex Water, Atkins or charities like the Woodland Trust. Some become film-makers, or take part in conservation projects around the world, everywhere from the Seychelles to Panama. You could also continue studying to MSc or PhD level.

Which department am I in?

Department of Applied Sciences

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,250.00 (US$ 19,486) per year
Placement Year Fee – £1781

This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,250.00 (US$ 19,486) per year
Placement Year Fee – £1781

This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS16 1QY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students will be considered for first year entry with a GPA of 3.0 out of 4 in a High School Graduation Diploma (HSGD) plus one of the following: SATR (SAT I) with a minimum score of 1050 out of 1600; ACT with a minimum score of 21; 2 AP Tests with minimum scores of 3; 2 SAT Subject Tests with minimum scores of 550; 3 Honours or College Level classes with grades B or higher; 30 Community College Credits with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4.0.; Some of our courses require pre-requisite subject knowledge. This must be evidenced via relevant AP tests, SAT Subject Tests, Honours or College level classes; AP and SAT results can be sent to UWE Bristol via college code 7409. ACT scores can be sent to UWE Bristol via college code 7992; Transfer students: Advanced entry may be awarded if sufficient credit has been obtained in relevant subjects: Associate Degree/ 60 Community College credits with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4; 2 years of university study with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4. Students need to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

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

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