BSc (Hons) Environmental Geoscience
Interdisciplinary scientists play a vital role in addressing critical environmental challenges such as climate change and environmental degradation. This degree combines an understanding of earth materials and planetary change on geological timescales with environmental science concepts. You will explore complex issues around the transition to a low carbon economy, zero waste construction, carbon capture and storage, and sustainable development.
Scholarships for outstanding applicantsThe School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences’ scholarship scheme recognises and rewards students joining our degree courses who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.
2020 NSS results for our Earth Science degrees*
*There are currently no results for this degree, but results for BSc (Hons) Geology show...
- 97% of students felt that staff were good at explaining things.
- 94% of students agreed the course was intellectually stimulating.
- 94% of students were satisfied overall with the quality of the course.
- 96% of students felt they had been able to access course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software and collections) when needed.
Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021*
The University of Plymouth has been ranked 23rd among institutions globally for its contribution to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals*. In the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Studies, sustainability is at the heart of our research and teaching. From sustainable cities, affordable and clean energy, to climate policy, biodiversity, and natural hazards, our academic staff work with partners locally and overseas to help understand, communicate and solve fundamental and pressing sustainability challenges.