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


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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