Faculty of Natural Sciences - Keele University

Environment and Sustainability Degree Programme – Grado en Medio Ambiente y Sostenibilidad

Faculty of Natural Sciences - Keele University
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    Reino Unido
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    3 Años
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  • Titulación:
    Environment and Sustainability Degree Programme – Grado en Medio Ambiente y Sostenibilidad.
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    This course crosses the traditional divide between the natural and social sciences, providing the necessary holistic perspective to understand environment and sustainability issues and to develop strategies to work towards a more sustainable future.

    For society to tackle the environmental and sustainability problems we now face, we need people who can grapple with both the scientific and human aspects of those issues. That’s why this innovative course is taught across three different faculties, integrating a range of disciplines including the geo and environmental sciences, life sciences, chemical sciences, politics and international relations, management, and health amongst others. There is a strong emphasis on the development and application of skills, including practical fieldwork and engagement with professionals working in the environment and sustainability sector through work placement opportunities. This course is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES), meaning students can gain free membership of the IES to support their personal and professional development in the environmental sector.


    We accept a number of EU and International qualifications for entry to our degree programmes.
    Please note that there will normally be English Language requirements for entry to our courses.
    Contact us for specific entry requirements for your chosen course and country.


    First year

    Core modules:
    Introduction to Environment and Sustainability
    Introductory Geology for the Environmental Sciences
    Ecology and Environment
    The Politics of Sustainability
    Greening Business: Employability and Sustainability
    People and the Environment

    Elective modules:
    Fundamentals of Physical Geography
    Introductory Environmental Chemistry
    Global Warming or a New Ice Age
    Environmental Ethics

    Field courses:
    Introduction to Environment and Sustainability
    Local area (1 day)
    Centre for Alternative Technology, Mid-Wales (2 days, 2 nights)
    Environmental Science techniques, North Wales (5 days)

    Second year

    Core modules:
    Human Impacts on the Environment: Scientific Perspectives
    Work placement module
    Research Skills in Environment and Sustainability
    Health and the Environment
    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Elective modules:
    Environmental Politics and Policy
    International Relations of the Environment
    Practical Physical Geography
    Environmental Analytical Methods
    Reconstructing Past Environments
    Dynamic Geographies
    Dynamic Geographies
    Geoscience and Society
    Research and Analytical Skills
    Regional Landsystems
    Living Together: Behaviour, Co-operation and Conflict
    Sustainable Chemistry

    Field courses:
    Research Skills in Environment and Sustainability - A UK-based residential field course investigating issues of environmental management and sustainability and environmental change local to the area (7 days) or an overseas residential field course.

    Students must choose at least one of these modules as an elective.

    Third year

    Core modules:
    Environment and Sustainability dissertation
    Environment and Sustainability Case study
    Local case studies in Environment & Sustainability
    Clean Technology

    Elective modules:
    Economic Development and Environmental Transformation
    Trees in their Environment
    Applied Insect Ecology
    Applied Fish Biology
    Conservation Biology
    Natural Hazards
    Global Environmental Change
    Applied GIS
    Coastal Environments
    Water Resources
    Glaciers and Glacial Geomorphology
    Contemporary topics in environmental science
    Environmental Politics in the US
    The Northern Dimension: Resources, environment and security in the Arctic

    Salidas profesionales

    Keele’s Environment and Sustainability programme is a leader in its field in the UK, offering an exciting way to look at a subject of major relevance to today’s society and to put it into different global contexts. Graduates in Environment and Sustainability might go on to further study, or enter careers in a wide range of disciplines and organisations – perhaps in business or industry where sustainability concerns are becoming ever more part of core business, or with a non-governmental organisation; charity; local, regional or central government; environmental consultancy; or an environmental regulatory body.

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