Course info

UCAS CODE F750
Environmental science is about understanding how the planet works in providing resources and absorbing our actions. Industries and governments want to reduce their impact on the environment. They need professionals familiar with: interactions between natural systems; development of sustainable management of natural resources, waste and energy; past, present, future human influences on the environment; a broad knowledge of environmental changes, natural hazards and disasters. Students will... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 3 years | SEP-15

Key stats

Uni rankings

Whatuni student ranking
Whatuni student ranking
These are the 2014 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
63 / 100
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

Full Time
3 years
Start date
SEP-15

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 not supplied 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: KIS, 2013

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: KIS, 2013

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).


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).


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.


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.


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...

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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