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BSc Environmental Science / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer

Grades ABB which should include at least one science subject.  If any of your science A levels include a separate practical component, you must also achieve a Pass in this component.

Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades BBB which should include at least one science subject.  If any of your science A levels include a separate practical component, you must also achieve a Pass in this component.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

34 points overall.  6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects. The course specific requirements are that one of the Higher Level subjects must be a science subject.

Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.

For this programme of study we will accept either Mathematics: analysis and approaches or Mathematics: applications and interpretation at HL as the course specific requirement of one HL science subject.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

EES students on a field trip as part of the Pollution and Environmental Processes pathway.
Tailor your degree to specific pathways at the end of Year 1.

Tackle some of the most pressing issues facing the world today by studying humanity's effect on nature as well as how physical, chemical and biological processes maintain and interact with all life on Earth.

Our BSc in Environmental Science applies a broad interdisciplinary perspective to understanding how the world works, enabling us to tackle pressing issues such as ensuring that human has access to clean water and air, and the resources required for agriculture and industrial activity.

On your doorstep will be some of the UK's wildest settings, ideal for hands-on, practical field work. You'll head to geologically and environmentally fascinating locations in the UK and abroad in every year of study.

Open days

Upcoming open days

Missed a session during our virtual open week? You can now stream the sessions.

Stream the recorded sessions from The University of Manchester's undergraduate virtual open week which happened from Monday, 15 June to Friday, 19 June 2020. Find out more with the Earth and Environmental Sciences subject sessions including our Pathway Taster Session.

Applicant visit day

You may be invited to a visit day after submitting your application. These days include a one-to-one chat with one of our academics, and are intended to be as relaxed as possible - they are great for discovering more about student life in Manchester and the course you have chosen. You also get the chance to meet our fantastic current students.

Right now we don't know if this will be on campus, but as soon as we do, so will you. Our admissions department will contact you with more information.

Fees

Fees for entry in 2021 have not yet been set. For entry in 2020 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2021 entry.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

Department
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Contact name
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Facsimile
+44(0)161 306 9361
Email
Website
https://www.manchester.ac.uk/ees
School/Faculty overview

Our internationally-renowned expertise across the School of Natural Sciences informs research led teaching with strong collaboration across disciplines, unlocking new and exciting fields and translating science into reality.  Our multidisciplinary learning and research activities advance the boundaries of science for the wider benefit of society, inspiring students to promote positive change through educating future leaders in the true fundamentals of science. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .

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