Course: BSc Ecology and Environmental Management (Top Up)

Department: Countryside and Environmental Studies

Type: Degree

Duration: One or two years

The Programme

This programme enables students to progress from the FdSc qualification to a full BSc Honours Degree in Ecology and Environmental Management. Academic and industry knowledge and understanding and skills gained will be developed and applied to a greater depth and breadth. Students will explore and analyse current and future issues and trends and apply their learning in the field.

What You Study

  • Conservation biology
  • Ecosystem services and ecological consultancy
  • Advanced geographical information systems
  • Freshwater ecology and management
  • Dissertation

There is a strong emphasis on applying theoretical knowledge to practical situations using the excellent range of habitats both on the College estate and in the local area.

How To Apply

Application for the full-time course is through UCAS using code C1F7, entering campus code R, and application to the part-time programme is through our online application form.

If you are currently studying for a degree at Riseholme and wish to 'top up' with this course, please apply via our online application form.

Applications for the year you wish to study open in September the year before. Whilst UCAS advertise a January deadline, we continue to accept applications through to the September you wish to start with us, provided we have spaces available.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have completed a relevant qualification, such as a HND or Foundation Degree. A GCSE grade 4 or C or equivalent in English is also required.

Applicants from non-traditional routes will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).