University of Derby
Environmental Sustainability with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)
University of Derby

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 25 graduates of Environmental Sustainability with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) and other courses in Geography, Earth and Environmental Studies at University of Derby for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Geography, Earth and Environmental Studies.

Overall student satisfaction
89 /100
25 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Geography, Earth and Environmental Studies

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Geography, Earth and Environmental Studies at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24500 £22000 £26000
25-75 percentile range £22500 - £25000 £18500 - £25000 £21000 - £29500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Geography, Earth and Environmental Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24189 £22414 £26298
25-75 percentile range £21037 - £27771 £16897 - £27576 £20317 - £33339

Course Description

  • This course is available with a Placement Year

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Environmental Sustainability with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) at University of Derby

20% Animal care and control services
15% Caring personal services
15% Sales occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Secretarial and related occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Environmental Sciences

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Environmental Sustainability with Foundation Year, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Environmental Sustainability with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

EU £14900 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £14900 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • Foundation

University Rankings

Positions of University of Derby in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Derby in related subject specific rankings.

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #59 
    • #501 
    Social Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]

See all 20 university rankings of University of Derby

About University of Derby

The University of Derby is a publicly owned university located in the city of Derby, England. The university’s main campus is in Allestree, a suburbian zone in Derby itself, and is situated directly opposite the popular Markeaton Park where many students enjoy going for a walk in their free time.

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Student composition of University of Derby

undergraduates:
13155
postgraduates:
2515
Total:
15670
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