Study Environmental Science in context
BSc (Hons)

Environmental Science


This degree provides you with the opportunity to specialise in a range of scientific areas associated with Environmental Sciences. The continued pressure on energy resources and natural habitats from climate and land-use change has increased demand for graduates with environmental management skills.

UCAS code: F750 BSc/ES(FT) F751 (Sandwich)
Entry requirements: Please see the Applying section
Starting: October
Course length: Three years full-time or four years with placement
Study location: Brackenhurst campus

Fees and funding:

Please see our applying and fees section.

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This multidisciplinary course includes the scientific study of the physical, chemical and biological processes operating on and within the Earth. It is fully accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences, meaning you will graduate with a degree recognised and valued by the industry.

You will be introduced to analytical skills, discover how to conserve global biodiversity, and investigate environmental monitoring and pollution migration.

You will focus on aspects of particular interest to today’s work arena, such as renewable energies, environmental impact assessment, environmental hazard management and sustainability. Other topics covered include global climate change and the challenges posed by managing our natural resources.

Why choose this course?

  • Get the best of both worlds! Immerse yourself in the subject in our stunning outdoor classroom at Brackenhurst, but still be completely connected to student life and all the events, entertainment, clubs and societies that Nottingham has to offer.
  • Explore over 200 hectares of farm and woodland estate on our Brackenhurst campus, an ideal location to study Environmental Science.
  • Study at one of the UK's most environmentally friendly universities – NTU has achieved the EcoCampus Platinum award and invested in many environmental-impact innovations.
  • Put your learning into practice and boost your appeal to employers with a work placement.
  • Be a part of Carbon Elephant – an NTU initiative which aims to get staff and students involved in the University's plans to reduce our carbon emissions.
  • Benefit from free electronic access to the core text for each module.
  • Take advantage of subsidised field trips as part of your course fee.