What will I learn?

There has never been greater need for scientists who understand how the Earth system functions and responds to human activities, and who can apply this knowledge in the broader social and economic context of managing the environment to ensure a sustainable future.

Research-led teaching with a multi-disciplinary focus will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to address complex environmental problems such as climate change, air pollution and energy transitions.

Accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences.

Teaching and assessment

You’ll study and learn with academics who are active researchers, experts in their field and have a passion for their subjects. Our approach to teaching will provide you with the knowledge, opportunities, and support you need to grow and succeed in a global workplace.

Assessment and feedback

Each module will be assessed either by coursework or closed examination or a combination of both. Coursework can include:

  • Practical write-ups
  • Oral presentations
  • Data analysis exercises
  • Essays

Career opportunities

  • Environmental conservationist
  • Graduate policy analyst
  • Flood risk officer
  • Graduate environmental consultant
  • Environmental engineer
  • Oil and gas analyst

Transferable skills

  • Project management
  • Feasibility studies
  • Data analysis
  • Research skills
  • Time management

Which department am I in?

Environment and Geography

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£24,000.00 (US$ 33,021) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

October 2022

Venue

Main Site

Heslington,

York,

YO10 5DD, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

We also accept a wide range of UK and international qualifications such as A levels and the International Baccalaureate. If you're a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability.

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

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About University of York

The University of York is based in the historic city of York, regularly named one of the best places to live and visit in the UK.

  • Awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • Part of the Russell Group of 24 leading UK universities
  • York is consistently ranked as one of the top UK universities
  • More than 20,000 students from over 150 countries