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Courses for 2024

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Exploring, researching, discovering and protecting is what we do. Ensuring you learn from experts, preparing you for accelerated career prospects and a future to be proud of and enjoy. World-renowned research. A progressive approach to placements. With all this and more, there has never been a better time to join us.

This is the home of science, conservation, forestry, and outdoor studies. If you have a curiosity about the natural world, wish to pursue a career in science, or spend your future working in the great outdoors - we have some ideal course options to get you started.

Based at our Ambleside (Lake District) and Carlisle (Fusehill Street) campuses, our courses in Science and the Environment take advantage of excellent facilities and locations. Explore and study a diverse environment with unique habitats, wildlife, and flora. 

More than just a degree, we prepare you for your future career. 97% of our graduates are in work or further training within six months of graduating (HESA, 2023). 

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BSc (Hons) Zoology covers all aspects of animal biology and, as such, covers a fascinating range of often highly diverse topics. Also available with Sandwich Year and Integrated Foundation Year.

BSc (Hons) Forensic Science is ideal for those who want to study a blend of science, law and investigation. Also available with Integrated Foundation Year.

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science provides you with an in-depth understanding of the complex science behind the cause, consequence, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses. Also available with Integrated Foundation Year.

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to develop as an environmental practitioner and to develop the personal attributes required to take on this challenge. Also available with Integrated Foundation Year.



The future of UK treescapes belongs to the children and young people of today: they will witness and judge the long-term legacy of the decisions made today about planting and caring for trees in the UK.

Digital Voices of the Future is one of five knowledge exchange projects funded in 2023 as part of a UKRI joint research councils (NERC, ESRC, AHRC) programme the Future of UK Treescapes. A larger companion project within the Treescapes programme, Voices of the Future has been working since 2021 to hear the voices of children and young people, developing new methods of engaging them in the design, creation and caring of mainly urban treescapes.

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