BSc (Hons) Environmental Science

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science

3 years
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B.Sc. (Hons) Environmental Science provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge of environmental science and to recognise its relevance to society at national and global levels. 

Field and lab-based activity is an important component of the programme. Students are introduced to a range of basic scientific concepts and theories related to environmental science. Students choose from one of four pathways: Climate Change; Landscape Ecology; Wastes; and a programme enabling students to tailor a degree of their interest across these subject areas.

Detail of Award

BSc(Hons) Environmental Science , BSc(Hons) Environmental Science (Climate Change) BSc(Hons) Environmental Science (Landscape Ecology) , BSc(Hons) Environmental Science (Wastes) 


55% in 10+2/CBSE. Students must have 60% in English or IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no skill below 5.5.

Admission Criteria

All decisions regarding an offer letter are made by the University of Northampton, UK approval.

Job Prospects

Short term and long term career opportunities

Environmental Monitoring Officer: 

(Air Pollution Monitor, Water Quality Monitor, Noise Pollution Monitoring and experts in the same fields.)

Green Sector Jobs: Conservation officer, Wildlife Expert, Natural Resource Management Expert.

Conservationist: Wildlife – Bird, Animals, Plant Species.

Global Issues: Climate Change officer, Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Related

Projects Related Jobs: Environment Officer

Consultancy: IEE, EIA, Environment Monitoring 

(Road, Hydropower, Irrigation, Building complexes, Hospitals, River Conservation)

Environmental Officer, Environmental Inspector (MOEST)

Teaching: School, +2, and Above

Laboratory expert: Measurement and Environment Aspects in Laboratory 

Job in: Zoo, National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuary , Army

International Agencies:-United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), UNDP, FAO, WWF(World Wildlife Foundation), WHO, UNICEF,  WORLD BANK,  ADB(Asian Development Bank), Winrock International-Nepal, Climate change Secretariat

Higher Education : MSC, PhD. – Direct PhD


Curricular Structure

Year I

Code Title Credits Status
ENV1001 Air and Water - Principles 20 Compulsory (all)
ENV1002 Introduction to Ecology 20 Compulsory (all)
ENV1110 Global   Environmental Issues 20 Compulsory (all)
ENV1111 Principles of  Wastes Management 20 Compulsory (all)
ENV1016 Fundamental of Environmental Science 20 Compulsory (all)
ENV1012 Biodiversity: An Introduction 20 Compulsory (all)
  Total 120

Student must take all compulosory modules for their pathway.

Year II

Code Title Credits Status
ENV2036 Research Methods 20 Compulsory (all)
ENV2125 International Environmental Policy & Control 20 Compulsory (all)
ENV2014 Air and Water - Process 20 Compulsory (all)
ENV2033 Landfill Process 20 Designated (Was,Esc)
ENV2034 Mechanical, Biological and Thermal Waste Treatments 20 Designated (Was,Esc)
ENV2001 Contaminated Land 20 Designated (Was,Esc,LE)
ENV2103 Biogeography 20 Designated
GEO2111 Weather and Climate 20 Comp (CC) Designated (ESc)
GEO2034 Past Environments 20 Comp: (CC) Designated (ESc)
  Total 120

BSc Environmental Science:Student must take all compulsory modules plus three designated modules.

Year III

Code Title Credits Status
ENV4101 Research Project and Dissertation 40 Compulsory (all)
ENV3018 Wastes Minimisation and Recycling 20 Comp: (Was) Designated (ESc)
ENV3012 Hazardous Wastes Management 20 Comp: (Was) Designated (ESc)
ENV3013 Sustainable Development: Land use and Planning 20 Comp: (LE) Designated (ESc,CC)
ENV3021 Biodiversity & Conservation 20 Designated (Esc)
ENV3124 Water Resources Management 20 Comp: (Was) Designated (ESc,CC,LE)
ENV3108 Climate and Society 20 Comp: (CC) Designated (ESc)
  Total 120

BSc Environmental Science:Student must take all compulsory modules plus four designated modules.