University of East Anglia

16 th
Young University Rankings 2013
=188 th
World University Rankings 2018
Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom

Environmental Sciences with a Year Abroad

This four-year course will see you cultivate a wide range of skills and knowledge, whilst discovering first-hand how you can make a difference to our world. You will have the opportunity to build a degree that suits your interests, focusing your studies on one theme or constructing a more varied profile as you wish. Your third year will be spent at one of our partner institutions across the world, giving you a unique opportunity to experience another culture at the same time as broadening your academic and personal horizons. Whether you choose the US, Canada, Europe, Australia or New Zealand, you will study in a department that allows you to explore different aspects of your preferred subject. The chance to examine other countries in the context of your chosen subject is particularly useful in strengthening your employment prospects. You’ll then return to UEA for your fourth year when you will deepen your understanding and work at Masters level. You’ll also gain important field skills and have the chance to put them into practice on field trips to locations such as Spain, Ireland or Greece, as well as the UK. Upon graduation you will be well equipped to follow one of a wide range of environmental careers or use your skills to pursue other graduate opportunities. You will be joining one of Europe’s best-respected Environmental Science schools and a degree programme that is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES). That means that on graduating, you will be eligible for Associate Membership of the IES, giving you access to networking and professional development opportunities. After graduating you may choose to progress to a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) or Chartered Scientist (CSci) status. This will demonstrate to employers your ongoing commitment to developing the knowledge and skills gained in your degree. Our course is renowned for its quality and teaching excellence. We scored 97% for overall satisfaction in Physical Geography and Environmental Science in the 2017 National Student Survey. **Course Structure** This four-year degree programme begins with a year of compulsory modules to establish your knowledge on essential topics. As the course continues you’ll have select from optional modules allowing you the freedom to direct your own studies and take as broad or focused a path as you wish. **Year 1** Our core compulsory modules will introduce you to the general scientific principles that govern our environment, and how they interact in some of the major challenges facing global society today. You’ll develop your technical skills in the Research and Field Skills module, as well as in maths or quantitative skills-based modules. **Year 2** With a solid foundation built, you will now enjoy the freedom to tailor your course around your own interests. You will learn from research leaders in a range of modules across the broad areas of earth sciences, atmospheres and oceans, ecology, energy and social sciences – as well as interdisciplinary and skills-based modules. **Year 3** You’ll spend your third year studying abroad at one of our many partner universities in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada or Europe. You’ll be able to select the institution based on the specialisms it offers and agree an individual programme of study with your academic adviser. Your marks will be transferred back to UEA to contribute to your final degree result. **Year 4** In your fourth year you will undertake an individual research project investigating a specialist area in professional depth with one-to-one support from an academic supervisor. Alongside this you will choose three modules and also have the option of taking the Geosciences and Marine Sciences field courses (note that field courses require minimum numbers to run). **Disclaimer** Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

  • Qualification
    Master of Science/MSci
  • Study mode
    Full-time with time abroad
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site,Norwich
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £19,400
  • Qualification
    Master of Science/MSci
  • Study mode
    Full-time with time abroad
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Norwich
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £19,400