Environmental Science (with Dundee & Angus College) BSc (Hons)

School of Social Sciences

This course gives you the opportunity of securing a place on our BSc Environmental Science degree

Date of entry

August 2021

UCAS Code

F7M0

Start date

August 2021

Duration

4 years

Study mode

Full Time

Location

Dundee City Campus

Run in collaboration with Dundee & Angus College, where in year 1 you will undertake the HNC in Applied Sciences, this course gives you the opportunity to secure an advanced level 2 entry place at the University of Dundee following successful completion of the initial collaborative year with Dundee & Angus College.

We focus on key issues including climate change, environmental hazards and natural resource management, and on technical skills geared to the needs of environmental employers: Geographical Information Systems, field survey, statistical analysis as well as generic skills such as teamwork, independent research and effective communication.

The aim of the first year is to give you give you a strong foundation in basic science, as well as a working knowledge and understanding of environmental principles and processes. This includes geology, hydrology, atmosphere, and oceanography.

You will become a University of Dundee student with full access to all of our resources and facilities. On successful completion of first year you will transfer directly into year 2 of the Environmental Science course at the University of Dundee.

Fieldwork is a key teaching method: annual field visits normally take students to Spain and Iceland. Virtual fieldwork may be substituted if required.

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