601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
66 th
Impact Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

Environmental Science with Study Abroad - Manchester Metropolitan University

The world around us is changing – and our Environmental Science degree will let you understand how. You’ll learn the skills and knowledge to measure, model and assess environmental change and its impact. Developed with employers, including environmental agencies and private businesses, this is a programme with real-world relevance, built around developing the techniques and expertise you’ll find in the workplace. The course combines aspects of physical and life sciences, helping you build an understanding of environmental issues today. You’ll also gain a wide range of practical and analytical skills, working in the lab and the field. By the time you graduate, you’ll be able to collect, process, and analyse data from a range of sources across different scientific disciplines – giving you the understanding to make informed recommendations in a professional context. **FEATURES AND BENEFITS:** - Manchester Metropolitan was ranked as the UK's greenest university in the 2017 People and Planet University League. - We are fully accredited by professional bodies such as the Institution of Environmental Sciences, with all students eligible for free membership and associated benefits. - We offer free Carbon Literacy training to our students, to build their understanding of sustainability and to enhance their employability. - The School has been awarded Green Hero Status for Excellence in Environmental Education and Practice from the Green Organisation. - The four year study abroad route gives you the opportunity to study overseas during your third year in North America, Australia or Europe. - Alternatively, the four year sandwich route allows you to spend your third year on an employment placement, enhancing your career opportunities on graduation. - Residential fieldwork opportunities in the UK or overseas are available during each year of the Environmental Science degree. - Our laboratories and facilities are state-of-the-art and will give you first-hand experience of a wide range of manual and instrumental lab skills and techniques. - Our practical facilities include a dedicated instrumentation laboratory with an inductively coupled plasma (ICP) spectrometer and ion chromatograph (IC) for environmental measurements, a GIS laboratory and a field store with the equipment for sampling and assessing a wide range of environments. - Read our Geography and the Environment student blog: mmu.ac.uk/geogenvblog