Level 4 Diploma in Environmental Science

Course Description


The study of Environmental Science covers an exhaustive range of subjects. This course covers a wide range of subjects, selected to give students an understanding of the extensive topics covered by the study of the environment. These specially selected units were specifically developed to cover the multidisciplinary aspects of environmental studies allowing students gain an understanding of the environment above and below the seas in addition to human interaction with nature. A level 4 Diploma award can equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to pursue a career within the field of environmental Science, or for further study at degree level.

Entry Requirements

    • Students must hold a Level 3 Diploma (or higher), A Level qualification or equivalent
    • Basic English reading and writing skills
    • All students must be 16 years of age or above.

Module Structure

    • Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Environmental Science
    • Introduction to Environmental science
    • Energy Management and Life Processes
    • Conservation of Resources
    • Pollution
    • Ocean Formation
    • Biological Evolution in the Oceans
    • Extreme Environments

Work-Based Learning Opportunities

    • Environmental engineer
    • Environmental education officer
    • Nature conservation officer
    • Landscape architect
    • Estates manager
    • Environmental consultant
    • Sustainability consultant