Why study Life, Environmental & Forensic Sciences at BU? 

  • Biodiversity hotspot: Study at a university with outstanding facilities and an excellent reputation, located in one of the UK’s richest biodiversity hotspots
  • Multifaceted team of academic experts: Our courses are delivered by a multifaceted team of academic experts, including biologists, ecologists, geographers, environmental scientists and forensic scientists
  • Excellent research and fieldwork opportunities: Outstanding opportunities for research and fieldwork on our doorstep in locations such as the New Forest National Park and Jurassic Coast; our students have also undertaken projects in a range of overseas locations
  • 30-week placement: Gain professional experience on a placement, including the option to extend your degree by a year and undertake a minimum 30-week placement
  • Rich research: Study in a faculty that produces a rich range of research in this subject area.

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Courses open for 2024 and 2025 entry

The following courses still have spaces available through Clearing to start this autumn. Call +44 (0)1202 966777 to talk to us about places in Clearing or apply online now.

Please note: the following course is not open for September 2024 entry.

BSc (Hons) Marine Ecology and Conservation (Top-up)

This top-up degree will build on Foundation courses in Marine, Freshwater or Coastal Conservation to provide a university experience and opportunity to co-create research with academics in the discipline.