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BSc in Environmental Science with Business Management (Full Time)

Queen Mary, University of London

Bachelor Degree , Business And Management

Course Description

You’ll have access to the resources of three top Queen Mary schools – Geography, Biological and Chemical Sciences, and Business and Management – drawing on the strengths of each as you develop both environmental expertise and business acumen.

You’ll investigate the relationships between physical and ecological systems and how these relate to human activity, covering topics such as evolution, climate change, environmental pollution and river science.

You’ll spend time in our state-of-the-art labs, analysing samples and simulating environmental processes. In the final year you’ll design your own project with guidance from our experts, developing the skills to become a researcher in your own right.

You’ll also build practical skills for the corporate world by studying economics, management, marketing, human resources and financial accounting.

You will participate in UK-based fieldwork and will have the option to go on international field trips, for example to the Netherlands, Canada, Croatia or South Africa.

You’ll have access to the resources of three top Queen Mary schools – Geography, Biological and Chemical Sciences, and Business and Management – drawing on the strengths of each as you develop both environmental expertise and business acumen. You’ll investigate the relationships between physical and ecological systems and how these relate to human activity,...

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Course Content

You can complete your Environmental Science with Business Management degree in three or four years. If you choose to do study abroad, this will take place in Year 3 and Year 3 modules will instead be studied in Year 4.

YEAR 1

Compulsory

  • Earth Surface Science
  • Economics for Business
  • Fieldwork in Physical Geography and Environmental Science*
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Ideas and Practice in Geography and Environmental Science*
  • Research Methods for Geographers and Environmental Scientists

Choose from

  • Ecology
  • People and the Environment

 

YEAR 2

Compulsory

  • Advanced Environmental Research Skills
  • Ecosystem Science
  • Environmental Research Methods*
  • Marketing
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Research Design

Choose from

  • Animal and Plant Diversity
  • Ecological Interactions*
  • Economic Geographies
  • Future Coasts*
  • Geographies of Biomedicine
  • Geomorphology
  • Geospatial Science
  • Health, Space and Justice
  • Ice Age Britain
  • Society and Space
  • Spaces of Uneven Development
  • The Anthropocene

 

YEAR 3

Compulsory

  • Project in Environmental Science
  • Strategy
  • The Management of Human Resources

Choose from

  • Behavioral Ecology
  • Climate Change and Conservation Challenges
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Flood Risk Management and Modelling
  • Future Coasts*
  • Geo-ecology and Geo-ecosystems
  • Geographies of Nature
  • Geography, Technology and Society
  • International Environmental Law
  • Progress in Physical Geography and Environmental Science
  • Quaternary Palaeoenvironments
  • Readings in Geography: Geographies of Nature; Geography, Technology and Society
  • Science and Politics of Climate Change
  • Species: Dinosaurs to DNA*
  • Terrestrial Vegetation Modelling
  • Tropical Ecology and Conservation*

 

*Fieldwork module. Fieldwork destinations may vary year-on-year, are subject to availability and depend on the module combinations chosen. Overseas fieldwork modules run in alternate years. Places are limited - if a module is oversubscribed, places will be allocated by ballot. Students on overseas field trips are responsible for securing their own visas, if required.

You can complete your Environmental Science with Business Management degree in three or four years. If you choose to do study abroad, this will take place in Year 3 and Year 3 modules will instead be studied in Year 4. YEAR 1 Compulsory Earth Surface Science Economics for Business Fieldwork in...

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Entry Requirements

A-Level :- Grades ABB at A-Level. This must include a science subject and/ or Geography. Acceptable science subjects include any one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geology, Psychology, Environmental Studies or Environmental Science. Excludes General Studies.

IB :- International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 32 points overall, including 6,5,5 from three Higher Level subjects. This must include a science subject and/ or Geography at Higher Level.

BTEC :- See our detailed subject and grade requirements.

Access HE :- We consider applications from students with the Access to Higher Education Diploma. The minimum academic requirement is to achieve 60 credits overall, with 45 credits at Level 3, of which 15 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. Applications are considered on a case by case basis. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not make offers of study purely on the basis of meeting grade requirements.

GCSE :- Minimum five GCSE passes including English and Maths at grade C or 4.

EPQ :- Alternative offers may be made to applicants taking the Extended Project Qualification.

Contextualised admissions :- We consider every application on its individual merits and will take into consideration your individual educational experiences and context. More information on how academic schools and programmes use this information as part of the admissions process, can be found on our contextualised admissions pages.

A-Level :- Grades ABB at A-Level. This must include a science subject and/ or Geography. Acceptable science subjects include any one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geology, Psychology, Environmental Studies or Environmental Science. Excludes General Studies. IB :- International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 32 points...

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Assessment Methods

Modules are assessed through a combination of coursework and examination. Coursework may include extended essays, short reports, posters, oral presentations and group work.

Students must also complete a final-year independent study project of 10,000 words, based on an original study of their choice.

Modules are assessed through a combination of coursework and examination. Coursework may include extended essays, short reports, posters, oral presentations and group work.

Students must also complete a final-year independent study project of 10,000 words, based on an original study of their choice.

Additional Information

Degree :-  BSc (Hons)

Duration :-  4 years

Start :-  September 2019

UK/EU fees :-  £9,250

International fees :-  £19,800

Degree :-  BSc (Hons)

Duration :-  4 years

Start :-  September 2019

UK/EU fees :-  £9,250

International fees :-  £19,800