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BSc Hons Environmental Science and Technology


Mode of Study: Full Time Department: Lancaster Environment Centre
UCAS Code: F751 Duration/Length: 3 Year(s)
QAA Subject Management: Earth Science, Environmental Sciences an Director of Studies: Professor PA Barker
Total Credit Points: 360 Credit Points Year 2: 120
Credit Points Year 3: 120

Syllabus Rules and Pre-requisites

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

    Students will gain a broad knowledge of environmental science with specialisms available in water, pollution, earth science and energy areas.  In addition, experience of business and industry is embedded in the scheme. Students are guided toward technologically-rich modules through engineering and chemistry and we wish to add to these through courses delivered by new lecturers (Armstrong, Kampman, Zhang).

    General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

    • To provide a flexible but structured, progressive and thematic training in Environmental Science and Technology which will provide students with a knowledge and understanding appropriate for subject-specific graduate employment
    • To develop key transferable skills to prepare students for graduate employment
    • To develop the intellectual and practical skills necessary for progression to postgraduate research and training
    • To encourage academic curiosity which will prepare students for lifelong learning
    • To develop employability skills that will enable students to pursue careers in the field
    • To offer a broad range of modules within which students can select a specialised route
    • To offer all students the opportunity to conduct a substantial research project with industry

     

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
    On successful completion of this scheme of study students will be able to:

    • synthesise scientific information from a variety of sources
    • critically evaluate and assess the merits of different environmental solutions
    • interpret qualitative and quantitative data
    • develop a multidisciplinary technological approach to problem-solving
    • plan, conduct and report a substantial investigation
    • gain insights into environmental businesses

     

    General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
    On successful completion of this scheme of study students will be able to:

    • work independently and as a team (recognising the views of others), on time limited tasks
    • manipulate numbers and use relevant information technology
    • demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills
    • design and prepare project proposals

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