Geography and Enviromental Science (Honours)

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About this course

This Geography and Enviromental Science (Honours) from The Open University will enable you to understand and consider responses to the urgent challenges of climate change, globalisation, development, biodiversity loss, migration and urbanisation. It takes a holistic approach to topics such as deforestation, sustainable water-resource management, pollution control, conservation and governance.

Key features of the course

– Develops your understanding of interrelationships between human activity and environmental change
– Uses geography and environmental science concepts and theories to make sense of key environmental challenges
– Enhances your employability by learning to work between the social and natural sciences
– Builds key analytical and reasoning skills necessary for assessing different forms of environmental evidence
Career relevance
The skills and knowledge you’ll develop by studying this degree will equip you to follow a number of career paths, and are recognised by employers as having great value for work in:
– environmental consultancy
– energy efficiency industries
– transport and logistics
– teaching
– local and central government

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