Environmental Science (Waste, Resources and Technology) - Foundation Degree (Lancaster University)

B&FC

Qualification Obtained: Foundation Degree in Environmental Science (Wastes, Resources and Technology)

Course Overview

Environmental Science, including the management of waste and resources,challenges every business, agency and institution. Environmental Science Degree courses that are endorsed and written from an industry perspective are rare. This area of Environmental Science is one of great growth,  as awareness of waste disposal and recycling  issues grows, the need for people with a blend of science and policy knowledge will also grow. It includes modules on 'Green Energy' sources such as bio-fules, energy from waste and bio-gas generation. These are energy fuels of the future and make the course highly attractive to those wishing to work in the sector. Our Environmental Science Foundation Degree and BSc (Hons) programmes in Environmental Science (Wastes and Resources Technology) will develop your critical and informed awareness of contemporary wastes and resources management issues, preparing you for a variety of challenges in this burgeoning field. It has full support from industry, who have been keen to offer practical work based experience of using Environmental Science to manage waste and recycling.  A range of transferable skills is also delivered, ideally equipping you to progress your career. As a successful graduate in Environmental Science,  you will also have the option of progressing to postgraduate study, or to a teaching qualification here at B&FC.

Course Entry Requirements

Admissions to Level 4 would  be on the basis of the applicant possessing:   120 UCAS points, PPP BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3, NVQ Level 3 in a relevant discipline.  Mature students are accepted on an individual basis dependent on prior qualifications and relevant experience. 

2017 Entry Requirements

A new UCAS Tariff will be used for courses starting from September 2017, the new entry requirements are as follows;

A minimum of 48 UCAS points (previously 120) in a relevant discipline. Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.

Study Options

Course Code: ES1HE05
UCAS Code: 27P2
Start Date: 12/09/2016
End Date: 08/06/2018

Duration: 2 Years
Location of Study: University Centre

Course Code: ES1HE05
UCAS Code: 27P2
Start Date: 12/09/2017
End Date: 08/06/2019

Duration: 2 Years
Location of Study: University Centre

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Modules and Assessment

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