Physical and biological sciences are among the 10 most popular courses at UK universities; the UEA being among the top 5 universities for environmental science research.  This course would provide a good foundation for further study in the subject or other sciences.  Environmental science can lead to a variety of careers including conservation or environmental management or education.

You can expect to be teaching and learning methods to be very “hands on”.  You will be required to attend a minimum of 4 local fieldwork days or a mixture of fieldwork and laboratory experiments.  In class you can expect to take part in debates, research presentations, group and individual work. 

There will be opportunities to take part in overseas expeditions, such as the recent expedition to South Africa and Iceland and the forthcoming expedition to Madagascar.