Course Comparison

BSc (Hons) Environmental Management and Sustainability MSc Environmental Geochemistry
Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Master of Science - MSc
3 years 1 year
Assessment breakdown
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Course type
Full-time Full-time, Part-time route available
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Plymouth Plymouth
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Entry requirements
A level: 104-112 points, to include a minimum of 2 A levels and preferably from one of the following subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Psychology, Geography, Geology, Applied Science, Use of Maths, Applied Science, Biology or Human Biology, Statistics, Science in the Environment, Design Technology. General Studies not accepted.
IB: 26-27 points overall from an International Baccalaureate, to include science/technology related subjects. English and mathematics must be included.
BTEC: 18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DMM preferably from a science/technology related subject.
BTEC National Diploma modules:
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.
GCSE: mathematics grade C required. English language grade C or above.
Access: pass an Access to HE Diploma (science based) with at least 33 credits at merit, and to include at least 12 credits in a relevant science units at merit. Including GCSE English and Maths grade C or above or equivalent.
T level: Merit, science/technology related subjects.
Applications from international students and those with no recent formal qualifications are welcome and will be assessed on an individual basis.
Direct entry to year two or the final year is possible.
Accepted subject include: applied science, animal management, countryside management, forensic science.
The BSc (Hons) Environmental Science course is also available for Intercalating students
We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary
An honours degree (upper second class or better) in a relevant discipline (e.g., BSc Chemistry, Geography, Environmental Science, Geological Sciences, Biological Sciences, Ocean Sciences) or overseas equivalent. 
If you apply with a 2:2 and relevant industry experience, this would also be considered. 
A minimum grade C in English Language at GCSE level OR a minimum overall score of 6.5 in IELTS with no less than 5.5 in any component. 
We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our UCAS tariff glossary. 
For an informal enquiry please contact Dr Alison Turner by email: