BSc (Hons) Environmental Science (with a year in industry)

Do you feel passionate about understanding the processes that shape our natural environment?


Inverness College, Multiple Locations
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This course is available on the Inverness College website.


Do you feel passionate about understanding the processes that shape our natural environment? Are you keen to develop your scientific and analytical skills in a supportive educational setting, but would also really value the opportunity to gain industry experience as part of the package? 

Join our 5-year BSc (Hons) Environmental Science (with a year in industry) and spend 1 year working alongside industry professionals, developing invaluable expertise, adding to your CV, and improving your career prospects ready for graduation. Expand your knowledge and key skills through course work in campus laboratories, access specialist analytical equipment across the university network, and make the most of opportunities to undertake a residential field module each year at locations throughout the region, as well as an international field module in your second year. 

You won’t find a better classroom than the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, where we have undeniably one of the world’s best ‘living laboratories’ in the spectacular natural surroundings of the Scottish Highlands. Develop crucial field skills, a key part of this student-centred course, all against the backdrop of some of Scotland and Iceland's most outstanding habitats.

We offer modern student accommodation at a number of our locations.

Advanced entry to year 2 may be available with:

Advanced entry to year 3 may be available with:

About Inverness College

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We offer the complete learner journey, available to you at any stage of your training and development - from courses for senior phase school pupils to further education, apprenticeships, short courses, undergraduate higher education and growing postgraduate and research activity.

Whether you're leaving school, looking to upskill or retrain, we provide choice and flexibility, including part-time and online learning options, so you can create your own unique learning journey. You can:

  • Choose from a range of college and university level programmes;
  • Get credit for your prior learning and experience;
  • Enter at a level which suits your abilities;
  • Progress though SCQF levels from one programme to the next;
  • And exit with a qualification when the time is right for you.

And with personalised support throughout your studies, we're here to help you succeed in whatever you want to achieve.

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