Our training is designed to provide you with the skills needed to work in the environment sector, as identified by the Natural Environment Research Council.

  1. Modelling
  2. Multi-disciplinarity
  3. Data management
  4. Numeracy
  5. Translating Research into Practice
  6. Fieldwork 

Examples of our students using these skills and successfully moving onto careers in the environment sector:

Nuala Carson

Nuala Carson - BSc (Hons) Maths, Ocean and Climate Studies

Working as a Policy Advisory for Defra in London in the Marine and Fisheries Division

Mike Heath

Mike Heath - BSc (Hons) Oceanography with Chemistry

Working for Education First as an Academic Project Manager in the Product Strategy and Development team, Shanghai, China

Owen Anderson

Owen Anderson - BSc (Hons) Oceans, Climate and Physical Geography

Completed an MSc in Renewable Energy Technology and now works as an energy analyst / manager for a leading energy solutions company (Matrixsee)

Ben Carroll

Ben Carroll - BSc (Hons) Ocean and Earth Sciences

Working as a marine geomorphologist for ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) in Southampton

Dave White

Dave White - BSc (Hons) Oceans, Climate and Physical Geography

Working as a hydrographic surveyor for Fugro Survey B.V.

Emma Smith

Emma Smith - BSc (Hons) Oceanography with Chemistry

Lecturer in Environmental Chemistry at the University of West Indies, Cavehill Campus, Barbados

Alison Theobold

Alison Theobold - BSc (Hons) Ocean and Earth Sciences

Initially worked for the Department of Environment, (Queensland, Australia) as a Project Officer. Now doing a PhD in synoptic climatology at the University of Queensland 

Matt Thompson

Matt Thompson - BSc (Hons) Oceans, Climate and Physical Geography

Working as a ‘Commercial and Technical Coordinator’ for Avanti Environmental Group, in Knowsley.