Environmental Science BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield

Student rating ( 4.0) 229 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE F750
Develop an understanding of natural environmental processes and environmental techniques and prepare for careers in the utilities and conservation industries. You study the environment and environmental systems from natural and social science perspectives, attending seminars, labs and field trips. You can also enhance your career prospects with a years placement with organisations such as British Energy and Natural England. Respond to a need in industry, non-governmental organisations and... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 3 years | SEP-16

Key stats

Uni rankings

Whatuni student ranking
Whatuni student ranking
These are the 2015 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
93 / 112
Times ranking
Times ranking
Source: Times Good University Guide 2015
62nd
Times subject ranking
Times subject ranking
Source: Times Good University Guide 2015
48th

Duration
Duration
How long you will spend studying for your qualification.
Source: UCAS, 2015

Full Time
3 years
Start date
SEP-16

Physical Geography and Environmental Science

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Source: KIS, 2013

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: KIS, 2013

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: KIS, 2013

Average salary
Average salary
Source: KIS, 2013

After 6 months
Physical Geography and Environmental Science graduate salary at this uni
£15,000
UK Physical Geography and Environmental Science graduate salary
£16,000

Modules

How you're assessed
How you're assessed
Source: KIS, 2013

18% EXAM
81% Course work
1% Practical work

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

(Typical UCAS points 280)

Exams Grades / Points Detailed entry requirements
A Level Contact Institution Min. units required: 2. Min. units preferred: 3.
Tariff Points 280 Min. points from A level or equivalent: 160.

Application rate
Application rate
The percentage of total applicants that actually get offered a place on the course.
Source: UCAS, 2015

85 Total applicants (2013)
78 Successful applicants (2013)
= 50
APPLICANT
SUCCESS RATE

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: UCAS, 2015

Physical Geography and Environmental Science

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
97%
General Studies
47%
Biology
30%
Mathematics
18%
Physical Education
15%

Tuition fees

Home Fees
Home Fees
This is the fee you pay if the uni is in the same country that you live in (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland).
DATA SOURCE: UCAS & Hotcourses


Full Time
£9,000
per year

Rest of UK fees
Rest of UK fees
This is the fee you pay if the uni is outside the country you live in (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland).
DATA SOURCE: UCAS & Hotcourses


Full Time
£9,000
per year

EU fees
EU fees
The amount you’ll pay if you come to study here from somewhere in the EU.
DATA SOURCE: UCAS & Hotcourses


Full Time
£9,000
per year

International fees
International fees
The amount you’ll pay if you come to study here from a country outside the EU.
DATA SOURCE: UCAS & Hotcourses


Full Time
£11,880
per year

Reviews

Atlanta Dugmore

The university is in a very good location with great night life. However with my course Environmental science which...

Helea

I've had a great experience at Sheffield Hallam so far and would recommend it to anyone. I think the courses are...
Times ranking
62nd
Student rating
( 4.0)
Choose Sheffield Hallam and you will join a community of students and staff who are serious about academic achievement, in the greatest student city in the UK. Whatever course you choose, you'll be inspired by excellent teachers, work with leading employers, and take part in a huge variety of extra activities. Every day, all around our two campuses, great things are happening. Students working together on projects with major companies. Lecturers bringing their subject to life through the latest technology. Leading employers giving their insight in guest lectures. Award-winning work being created in our industry-standard studios and workshops.

Where you'll study

Sheffield Hallam University

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Sheffield  0.1 miles away

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