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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES Level(s): AS FACTS Courses available AS Entry requirements How the courses are assessed AS: 100% exam with some questions requiring short answer and some longer answers. Other Information This course is ideal for geography or science students who wish to make use of their expertise to add another qualification to their portfolio. It may also appeal to politics, business or social science students who wish to improve their understanding of environmental issues so that they can comment or debate with greater confidence. Students will gain a well-informed insight into the environmental processes that underpin many of the topical issues such as climate change, wildlife conservation and sustainability. TOPICS COVERED AS Level Conditions for life on earth Why we should conserve wildlife How humans threaten wildlife The methods of conserving wild life in the UK and abroad Ecosystems - life in the biosphere How we use land resources Conflicts over use of resources The way the atmosphere works Why the climate is changing Managing climate change The hydrological cycle Managing water resources Rocks of the earth's crust - the Lithosphere Soil formation and management

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES Level(s): AS FACTS Courses available AS Entry requirements How the courses are assessed AS: 100% exam with some questions requiring short answer and some longer answers. Other Information This course is ideal for geography or science students who wish to make use of their expertise to add another qualification to their portfolio. It may also appeal to politics, business or...

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