What will I learn?

Our MEnvSci Environmental Science with Industrial Experience course is a 4 year degree programme which allows you to spend the third year of your degree developing real-world expertise in industry, all whilst earning a salary and completing your third year of study.Industry input into the development of our cutting-edge course content ensures real-world relevance, and thanks to our close contacts and research collaborations with major employers, we can offer you a wide variety of roles in destinations across the globe.In recent years companies our students have undertaken placements with include GE Oil and Gas, Bosch Thermotechnology, Unilever, ATKINS, Mott MacDonald, O2 and Manchester Airport.After your year in industry, you will return to Manchester and take Year 4 courses, including an independent research project.Our course applies a broad interdisciplinary perspective to understanding how the world works. This approach enables us to tackle pressing problems, such as ensuring that human needs are met in a sustainable way, so that everyone has access to clean water and air, and the resources required for agriculture and industrial activity.Environmental Science is focussed on a holistic understanding of Earth systems in order to learn from the past, comprehend the present and influence the future. It is the study of how physical, chemical and biological processes maintain and interact with life, and includes the study of how humans affect nature. As Environmental Science is at the cross-roads of the natural sciences, it provides an enriching alternative to a single-subject honours degree, and can open the door to an exciting range of career options.During your time with us you will be a part of a dynamic community trying to answer some of the most pressing global issues that we all face. Your work could make a contribution to solving some of the world's greatest challenges.**Course structure** Our MEnvSci in Environmental Science with Industrial Experience a is a four year degree which offers you the flexibility to tailor your interest in environmental science to one of three pathways:- Pollution and environmental processes;- Atmospheric and climate science;- Ecology, evolution and conservation biology.**The department** We are a Department of environmental scientists, geologists, chemists, mathematicians, biologists, physicists and computer scientists, who work together to study the Earth and planets. Our degrees cover the full breadth of earth and environmental sciences, reflecting the main research themes that are fundamental to the work we do in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.The reputation of Earth and Planetary Science at The University of Manchester's Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences rests on our world-leading interdisciplinary research into processes operating on, within and beyond the Earth. This research incorporates biological, chemical, physical and environmental aspects of the world and solar system we live in. The close alignment between our teaching and research ensures that units are delivered by scholars who are at the forefront of their disciplines.**Skills** Our course will equip you with an armoury of skills to take into the world of work, including the ability to analyse problems, to work collaboratively as part of a team, and to develop field, laboratory, numeracy and communication skills.

Which department am I in?

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University Recruitment And Adm,

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

M13 9PL, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

We require Grades AAB including a science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths or Psychology). You are required to obtain a pass in the practical element of any science A-level taken.Typical Contextual Offer: ABB (including specific subjects).

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

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