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Environmental Science at Sheffield

Drawing together the internationally renowned expertise of both the Department of Geography and the Department of Plant and Animal Sciences, our courses are some of the most widely respected in the country.

About our departments

  • The Department of Animal & Plant Sciences is one of the largest and most successful departments of its type in the UK. The department was ranked joint-3rd in the UK in RAE 2008 and has outstanding modern teaching and research facilities. The department ranks on average 3rd for Biological Sciences in the UK according to The Times Good University Guide between 2003 and 2011.
  • The Department of Geography was founded in 1908 and is located in a purpose-built building on the edge of Weston Park. The most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2014) ranked all of our research impact as world-leading and internationally excellent .

Our courses

BSc Environmental Science (3 years) ABB, F900

BSc Environmental Science with a Year Abroad (4 years) AAB, F903

MEnvSci Environmental Science (4 years) AAB, F902

image of fieldworkFieldwork

Fieldwork brings the subject to life, allowing you to develop and test the ideas and skills introduced in lectures, tutorials and laboratory classes, as well as providing essential practical experience


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