Environmental Science Module information

The table below provides a summary of the modules available for our current students. For help and advice in choosing modules please contact the module leader, your personal tutor or programme director who will be happy to help and advise. 

Teaching resources and further information about all modules are available on the Keele Learning Environment (KLE).

Module Resources

 

Module              
 Module Title Semester Single Honours
Dual Honours
Year 1

Combined Honours students study four core modules

Single Honours students study six core modules plus one option module

Core Modules

ESC-10039

Fundamentals of Physical Geography

1

  tick

 

ESC-10061

Studying the Environment

1-2

 ‌tick

 tick

ESC-10043

Greening Business: Employability and Sustainability

2

 tick

 

ESC-10045

Introductory Geology for Environmental Science

1

 tick

 

LSC-10062

Biodiversity, Ecology and the Environment

1-2

 tick

 tick

CHE-10044

Introductory Environmental Chemistry

2

 tick

 tick

Optional Modules (available options are dependant on timetable restrictions)

Single Honours students choose one from the following list or one PLUS a modern language elective. 

*CHE-10044 is not taken by Combined Honours students combining with Chemistry, these students must choose an additional approved module from the list below.

ESC-10032

Global Warming or a New Ice Age?

2

 tick

 tick

ESC-10041

People and the Environment

2

 tick

tick  

ESC-10043  

Greening Business: Employability and Sustainability  

2

tick

ESC-10039

Fundamentals of Physical Geography

1

 

tick

ESC-10045

Introductory Geology for Environmental Science

1

  tick
Year 2

Combined Honours students study three core modules

Single Honours students study six core modules 

Core Modules

ESC-20017

Human Impact on the Environment : Scientific Perspectives

1

 tick

 ‌tick

ESC-20032

Environmental Analytical Methods

2

 tick

 tick

ESC-20080

Environmental and Sustainability Impact Assessment 

1

 tick

 tick

ESC-20081

Research and fieldwork planning

2

tick

tick

CHE-20032

Sustainable Chemistry

2

tick  

ESC-20037

Geoscience and Society

2

tick  

LSC-20062

Living Together: Behavious, Co-operation and Conflict

2

tick  

Option Modules (available options are dependent on timetable restrictions)

Single Honours students choose one from the following list

Combined Honours students do not choose any option modules

ESC-20002

Reconstructing Past Environments

2

 tick

 

ESC-20029

Practical Physical Geography

1

 tick

 

ESC-20036   

Palaeoclimatology and Quaternary Studies

1

tick  

ESC-20030

Regional Landsystems

1

 tick

 

ESC-20050

Dynamic Geographies (15 credit)

2

 tick

 

ESC-20051

Work Placement Module

1-2

 tick

 

LSC-20056

Research and Analytical Skills

2

 tick

 

PTY-20020

Health and the Environment

2

 tick

 

 Year 3

Combined Honours students study one core module

Single Honours students study two core modules 

Core Modules

ESC-30050

Dissertation (15-credits)

1-2

 

tick

ESC-30047

Dissertation (30-credits)

1-2

tick  

ESC-30045

Contemporary Topics in Environmental Science 

1

tick  

Option/Elective Modules (available options are dependent on timetable restrictions)

Single Honours students choose five from the following list

Combined Honours students choose three from the list below 

ESC-30045

Contemporary Topics in Environmental Science 

1

 tick

ESC-30040

Environmental (Clean) Technology

1

 tick tick

ESC-30046

Environment and Sustainability Case Study

1

tick tick

LSC-30003

Applied Insect Ecology

1

 tick tick

LSC-30006

Applied Fish Biology

2

 tick tick

LSC-30017

Trees in their Environment

2

 tick tick

LSC-30043

Conservation Biology

1

 tick tick

ESC-30009

Natural Hazards

1

 tick tick

ESC-30022

Hydrological and Engineering Geology

2

 tick tick

ESC-30034

Advanced Topics in Sedimentology (ESC-20002 Prerequisite)

2

 tick tick

ESC-30018

Global Environmental Change

1

 tick tick

ESC-30044

Applied GIS

1

 tick tick

ESC-30027

Coastal Environments

2

 tick tick

ESC-30020

Water Resources

2

 tick tick

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*Accreditation is dependent on the degree route and modules taken