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Environmental Science

UNDERGRADUATE SUBJECT AREA

Find out about the range of course options in Environmental Science

Why Study Environmental Science?

  • Top 30 in the UK for Environmental Science Education (Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018)

  • 100% Student Satisfaction in 2017 National Student Survey (NSS)

  • Rated Gold for Teaching Quality in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017)

  • 252 Hectare research station

  • 18 hectare Botanic garden

  • Many degrees are accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences 96% Satisfaction rate for our Environmental Science degree programmes.

Watch - Geography and Environmental Science Field Course in Snowdonia

Following in the footsteps of Charles Darwin, Environmental Sciences and Geography students at Bangor University visit Cwm Idwal, in Snowdonia, to discover the natural process that led to Snowdonia being created.

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Student Profile Belinda Betts

BSc Environmental Conservation with Placement year

"The best thing about my course is all the opportunities that are offered in and out of the classroom. The School runs fieldtrips throughout the academic year, and this is a great way to be able to learn about conservation and ecology in the natural environment."

Career Opportunities in Environmental Science

The broad base of the environmental science degree provides considerable flexibility in terms of career opportunities. You can expect to find employment in industrial organisations, advisory agencies, local government, and in research and development, either within Europe or overseas. The course also provides a good basis for teaching and work in the media. You may consider postgraduate study e.g. a professional MSc course, or research leading to a PhD.

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Our Research in Environmental Science

Bangor University has been at the forefront of research in the environmental sciences for decades. The diversity of staff interests and expertise mean that our research helps provide answers to fundamental theoretical and applied problems in the environmental sciences, as well as directing our teaching.

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