Why Study at Liverpool

Why Study Environmental Science at Liverpool

Our unique degree courses are characterized by unrivalled diversity and choice

Studying Environmental Science at Liverpool will provide you with an in-depth understanding of both naturally and human induced environmental issues impacting the world today. The key strength of our courses is the unique breadth of staff expertise in the School of Environmental Sciences. This allows you to choose from an extensive range of modules delivered by experts in their field, using state-of-the-art approaches.

An emphasis on fieldwork immerses you into our subject

From your first week to your final year, field classes are an integral part of your learning, giving you a chance to experience the environments that you are learning about and practice using industry-standard sampling and surveying approaches. In addition to making the most of Liverpool’s coastal location, you will also have the opportunity to experience diverse environments around the UK and abroad.

International Dimension

The Earth’s physical and biological systems are interconnected across the globe and the challenges that our planet faces are international in their nature. International perspectives are built into our programme and students also have the option to Study Abroad during their degree.

Award-winning teaching facilities

You will learn through a combination of individual and group work, including practicals in our purpose built £28.6 million Central Teaching Laboratories. Laboratory practicals provide a firm grounding in the latest equipment, techniques and technologies in environmental science.

We prepare our graduates for the future of Environmental Science

Focussing on applied skills that are relevant to careers in our sector, you will gain expertise in monitoring, modelling and managing the environment. This will help you to get your first graduate job or move on to further study. Our undergraduate programme in Environmental Science (F750), is accredited by the Institute of Environmental Sciences, recognising the high quality of this course.