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Environmental Mathematics BSc Hons

What will you study?

Environmental Mathematics at Lancaster was the first degree of its kind in the UK. It reflects our innovative approach and builds on the strengths of two top-ten departments. We integrate the disciplines of environmental science and mathematics to develop your understanding of the quantitative facets of environmental science. You will take an in-depth look at environmental systems, using sophisticated statistical methods and experiments to monitor and solve many complex environmental problems.

Where could it take you?

Opportunities for our Environmental Mathematics graduates are diverse and your career could take you into public sector regulatory bodies, such as the Environment Agency, or into private sector industries such as professional services, accountancy and IT. With many issues facing our environment, the combination of mathematical skills with in-depth knowledge of the natural world means our Environmental Mathematics graduates are in high demand.

Lancaster University is dedicated to ensuring you not only gain a highly reputable degree, you also graduate with the relevant life and work based skills. We are unique in that every student is eligible to participate in The Lancaster Award which offers you the opportunity to complete key activities such as work experience, employability/career development, campus community and social development. Visit our Employability section for full details.

Typical entry requirements

For courses starting in 2015:

A-level: AAB (Mathematics ) or ABB (Mathematics or Further Mathematics). We normally expect three A-levels

General Studies: Accepted as one of 3 A-levels

Key Skills: Not included in offer

BTEC: Not usually accepted

Irish Leaving Cert: Offers will be made on the basis of 5 or 6 Higher level subjects.Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office (01524 592028) for further information

International Bacc:35 pts overall with 16 ptsfrom best three HL,inc 6 in HL Mathematics

Mature students: Applications welcome, and given individual consideration. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office (01524 592028) for further information

IELTS: 6.0

Financial Support

Lancaster University has committed£3.7m in scholarships and bursariesto help with your fees and living costs. Our financial support depends on your circumstances and how well you do in your A-levels (or equivalent academic qualifications) before starting study with us.

Lancaster University's priority is to support every student to make the most of their life and education. For students starting their study with us in 2015, over 600 each year will be entitled to bursaries and/or scholarships to help them with the cost of fees and/or living expenses. For UK students entering in 2015 we will have the following financial support available:

AnAcademic Scholarship of £2,000for the first year of study to any student from the UK entering with A*, A*, A or equivalent academic qualificationsAnAccess Scholarship of £1,000per year for all UK students from households with an income of less than £42,600 who achieve grades of A*, A, A or the equivalent academic qualificationsALancaster Bursary of £1,000per annum for all students from England with a household income of more than £25,000 but less than £42,600

*All of the financial awards above are subject to approval by the Office for Fair Access July 2014.

For full details of the University's financial support packages including eligibility criteria, please visit our fees and funding page

View details of our current Undergraduate fees.

Students also need to consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, photocopying, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits. Following graduation it may be necessary to take out subscriptions to professional bodies and to buy business attire for job interviews.

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