BSc Environmental Sciences

University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Ningbo, Zhejiang, China
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
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Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

Preliminary year (year one of four) entry

  • Applicants must be at least 17 years of age at the start of the course.
  • Students from 12-year education systems are normally required to have graduated from High School. Applicants for all degree programmes should have achieved at least four grades B's at GCSE, or an equivalent level qualification.
  • Minimum English language requirement
    • IELTS 5.5 with the writing band no less than 5.0
    • TOEFL (IBT) 71 (minimum 17 in any element)
    • PTE Academic 55 (minimum 51)

Qualifying year (year two of four) entry

  • Students from twelve or thirteen year education systems, or who have studied a recognised foundation course, are not usually required to complete a preliminary year. Instead they may study a three year degree. Year two entry applicants should have achieved a minimum of:
    • GCE A Level: BBB-AAB
    • IB Diploma: 30-34 points
    • HKDSE 544
    • Indian Standard XII 75-85%
    • A recognised foundation programme
    • 1-2 years of study at a recognised institution
    • An international equivalent
  • Minimum English language requirement
    • IELTS 6.5 with the writing band no less than 6.0
    • TOEFL (IBT) 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements)
    • PTE Academic 62 (minimum 55)

Curriculum

Year One

  • Written and Oral communication and study
  • Communication and IT Skills
  • English in specific academic contexts
  • Introduction to the Environment

Year Two

  • Interpreting Environmental Data
  • Introduction to GIS
  • The Digital Earth (which are supported by small group tutorials)

Year Three

  • Soil Science
  • Hydrology and Hydrogeochemistry
  • Climate and Environmental Change
  • Engineering geology, Energy and the Environment and Environmental Assessment
  • Landscape processes in Desert, River and Coastal environments

Year Four

  • Environmental Contaminants and Pollutants
  • Environmental Modelling
  • River, Coast and Ecological Conservation and Management
  • Remote Sensing and Landscape Visualisation
  • Hazardous Waste Management and Environmental Assessment

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