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Explore Life & Environmental Sciences

Explore Life & Environmental Sciences

Studying environmental science equips you with the skills and knowledge for a range of jobs in areas such as conservation, sustainability, environmental research and more. Learn about what Life & Environmental Sciences is, and where studying in this sector might lead you, through placement and alumni videos, as well as interactive activities.


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Where can science take you?

This video will give you an insight into the world of Applied Sciences and what you can achieve by studying science with us at BU. Find out about the exciting practical elements of our courses and fantastic location.
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Alumni Special: A passion for Science!

Annika has just graduated in Forensics Biology and studied at BU as a mature student. Hear directly from Annika about her experiences during her course and placements, as well her how she got there and her future plans.

Listen to the Hive Podcast to find out more about a career in conservation

The Hive Podcast is run by Brian Heppenstall, BU Alum and Alumni of the year winner. The podcast is for people working in conservation, or interested in a career in the sector, where they discuss topical issues with guests from around the world.

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Life & Environmental Sciences

Take a look at the courses delivered by our multi-disciplinary team of biologists, ecologists, geographers and environmental scientists.

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Get prepared for university

University may not be right for everyone but the potential benefits, opportunities and rewards are endless. Hear from some of our current BU students as they share their personal stories and insights into the transition from school/college to university.