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Life & Environmental Sciences

If you choose to study one of our Life & Environmental Sciences degrees, you could really make a difference to the world we live in, both now and in the future.

Life & Environmental Sciences

Why study Life & Environmental 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.

Find a course

Courses with a foundation year option: If you don’t yet have the right qualifications to study your chosen subject, a foundation year offers an alternative route to studying a full degree, involving an initial year of study that will enable you to progress on to the first year of one of our eligible undergraduate degrees.