Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Environmental Science BSc (Hons) Environmental Management and Sustainability
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement (+ optional placement) (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Entry requirements
A level: from a minimum of 2 A levels including grade B in either mathematics/use of mathematics, physics, chemistry, environmental science, environmental studies, psychology, geography, geology, applied science, biology/human biology, statistics, science in the environment, design technology. Excluding general studies.

IB: 28 points from an International Baccalaureate, including five from a higher level science subject. English and mathematics must be included.

BTEC: 18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DMM in a science related subject (applied science, animal management, countryside management, forensic science).

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.

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.

English language requirements

Accepted subject include: applied science, animal management, countryside management, forensic science.

The BSc (Hons) Environmental Science course is also available for intercalating students

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

UCAS tariff

104 - 112

A level: from a minimum of 2 A levels including grade B in either mathematics/use of mathematics, physics, chemistry, environmental science, environmental studies, psychology, geography, geology, applied science, biology/human biology, statistics, science in the environment, design technology. Excluding general studies.

IB: 28 points from an International Baccalaureate, including five from a higher level science subject. English and mathematics must be included.

BTEC: 18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DMM in a science 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.

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.

English language requirements

Accepted subject include: applied science, animal management, countryside management, forensic science.

The BSc (Hons) Environmental Science course is also available for intercalating students.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.