Aberystwyth University’s Environmental Science degree is an engaging course that explores the most important environmental issues of our time. Aberystwyth University offers you a unique opportunity to study Environmental Science in one of the most picturesque locations in Europe. Situated on the coast of Cardigan Bay and surrounded by a great diversity of beautiful marine, moorland, mountain and grassland environments, the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences is ideally placed to make the most of its location, providing you with a fabulous variety of fieldwork and recreational opportunities. This degree will equip you with the skills, abilities and expertise to meet and engage with the environmental challenges facing society today. You will study in a department that has scored 90% student satisfaction in the latest National Student Survey (NSS, 2017). Our department is also ranked best in Wales on of the top 20 in the UK for the subject area of Geography and Environment Science ( The Good University Guide 2018, The Times & Sunday Times). We offer you a detailed insight into key themes in geography, biology and environmental studies. We help you develop a deeper understanding of the most significant environmental challenges of our time, including climate change and biodiversity loss. We provide insight into mass extinctions and what they can tell us about human environment relations today. We offer a diverse range of modules which include sustainable development policy, geohazards, wildlife management, and marine biology. The course offers flexibility in the modules you choose and the themes that you specialize in. Our facilities are recognised by NERC (Natural Environment Research Council). Employability is embedded within all courses provided by us. Our degrees provide a solid foundation for a vast array of careers across a range of sectors. In a rapidly shifting global economy, our graduates are adaptable and able to draw on a range of transferable skills, ensuring that they are always in demand. The skill sets include: + Enhanced mathematical and computational skills; + Effective problem solving and creative thinking skills; + Information technology skills; + Ability to work independently and as part of a team; + Time-management, organisational skills; + Communication skills both written and oral; + Self-motivation and self-reliance. Our graduates have, for example, found employment as environmental consultants, planners, civil servants, surveyors, and in education.