B.Sc.(Hons) Environmental Science - University of Northampton (UK)

University of Northampton (UK)

Science and Technology

3 year(s)

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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) 

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Admission criteria

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


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.

Job prospectus

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


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Curricular structure

Year I

ENV1001Air and Water - Principles20Compulsory (all)
ENV1002Introduction to Ecology20Compulsory (all)
ENV1110 Global  
Environmental Issues20Compulsory (all)
ENV1111Principles of  Wastes Management20Compulsory (all)
ENV1016Fundamental of Environmental Science20Compulsory (all)
ENV1012Biodiversity: An Introduction20Compulsory (all)

Student must take all compulosory modules for their pathway.

Year II

ENV2036Research Methods20Compulsory (all)
ENV2125International Environmental Policy & Control20Compulsory (all)
ENV2014Air and Water - Process20Compulsory (all)
ENV2033Landfill Process20Designated (Was,Esc)
ENV2034Mechanical, Biological and Thermal Waste Treatments20Designated (Was,Esc)
ENV2001Contaminated Land20Designated (Was,Esc,LE)
Weather and Climate20Comp (CC) Designated (ESc)
Past Environments20Comp: (CC) Designated (ESc)

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

Year III

ENV4101Research Project and Dissertation40Compulsory (all)
ENV3018Wastes Minimisation and Recycling20Comp: (Was) Designated (ESc)

ENV3012Hazardous Wastes Management20Comp: (Was) Designated (ESc)
ENV3013Sustainable Development: Land use and Planning20Comp: (LE) Designated (ESc,CC)
ENV3021Biodiversity & Conservation20Designated (Esc)
ENV3124Water Resources Management20Comp: (Was) Designated (ESc,CC,LE)
ENV3108Climate and Society20Comp: (CC) Designated (ESc)

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


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