Study Schemes

BSC Environmental Science [F75F]

Academic Year: 2022/2023Single Honours scheme - available from 2019/2020

Duration (studying Full-Time): 4 years

Award Eligibility:Standard Awards; Excellence Scholarship;

Part 1 Rules

Year 1 Core (100 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS00420

Environmental Management

IC07620

Academic Skills Foundation 1

or
CY01020

Sylfaen Sgiliau Academaidd 1

Semester 2
GS00120

Foundation - Dialogue

GS00320

Learning Experience

IC07720

Academic Skills Foundation 2

or
CY01120

Sylfaen Sgiliau Academaidd 2

Year 1 Options

Choose one of the following modules

Semester 1
CS01120

Information Technology for University Students

GS01120

Information in a Post-Truth World

Semester 2

Year 2 Core (120 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
BR14310

Evolution and the Diversity of Life

GS11520

How to Build a Planet

or
DA11520

Sut i Greu Planed

GS11900

First Year Environmental Earth Science and Environmental Science Tutorial

GS12300

Fieldwork Skills

GS13000

Researching the World: data collection and analysis

Semester 2
BR12110

Microbial Diversity

or
BG12110

Amrywiaeth Microbau

BR13510

Ecology

or
BG13510

Ecoleg

BR13610

The Green Planet

or
BG13610

Y Blaned Werdd

GS10520

Earth Surface Environments

GS11910

First Year Environmental Earth Science and Environmental Science Tutorial

GS12310

Fieldwork Skills

GS13020

Researching the World: data collection and analysis

Part 2 Rules

Year 3 Core (60 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS23810

Quantitative Data Analysis

GS25100

Environmental Science Tutorial Level 2

or
DA20100

Tiwtorial Gwyddor Amgylchedd yr Ail Flwyddyn

Semester 2
BR26020

Environmental Microbiology and Monitoring

or
BG26020

Monitro a Microbioleg Amgylcheddol

GS25110

Environmental Science Tutorial Level 2

or
DA20110

Tiwtorial Gwyddor Amgylchedd yr Ail Flwyddyn

GS29020

Environmental Science Fieldwork

Year 3 Options

Choose 60 credits

Semester 1
BR22620

Marine Biology

BR25820

Aquatic Botany

DA22510

Geomorffoleg Afonol

DA22810

Daearberyglon

GS22700

Fundamentals of Geochemistry

GS23110

Earth Resources and Environmental Impacts

GS23510

The Frozen Planet

GS25210

Catchment Systems

Semester 2
BG21420

Arolygu Ecolegol

BG24720

Sgiliau Ymarferol a Proffesiynol ym Microbioleg

BR21120

Climate Change: Plants, Animals and Ecosystems

BR21420

Ecological Surveying

BR21920

Food, Farming and the Environment

BR22020

Freshwater Biology

BR24720

Practical and Professional Skills in Microbiology

GS21010

Chemical Analysis of Natural Materials

GS21910

Reconstructing Past Environments

GS22720

Fundamentals of Geochemistry

GS22810

Geohazards

GS23710

Geographical Information Systems

Final Year Core (40 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS35200

Environmental Science Dissertation

Semester 2
GS35240

Environmental Science Dissertation

Final Year Options

From Block A choose either: 60 credits for Earth Science Pathway OR, 20 credits for Life Science Pathway

Semester 1
GS30320

Environmental geochemistry and biogeochemistry

GS31120

Applied Environmental Management

GS32020

Earth Observation from Satellites and Aircraft

GS33420

Glaciers and Ice Sheets

Semester 2
DA31720

Rheoli’r Amgylchedd Gymreig

GS30420

Volcanic Activity: Hazards and Environmental Change

GS32120

Sedimentary Environments

GS33720

People, Climate and Environment: a Palaeoenvironmental Perspective

Final Year Options

From Block B choose either: 20 credits for Earth Science Pathway OR, 60 credits for Life Science Pathway (Note: due to limited spaces on field courses, attendance must be agreed in advance with the module co-ordinator)

Semester 1
BG36620

Cwrs Maes Ecoleg Ddaearol

BR33420

Global Biodiversity Conservation

BR33920

Population and Community Ecology

BR35020

Marine and Freshwater Field Course

BR36620

Terrestrial Ecology Fieldcourse

Semester 2
BR30420

The Agri-Environment

BR34520

Wildlife Conservation

BR35620

Environmental Regulation and Consultancy

Final Year Options

For a Mixed Pathway: students freely choose 80 credits from Block A and Block B

Aberystwyth University Standard Awards

  • Entrance Scholarship / Merit Award
  • Sports Bursary
  • Music Bursary
  • International Excellence Scholarship
  • Residential Bursary
  • Aberystwyth Bursary
  • Care Leaver Bursary