Glyndwr University School of Business

Geography, Ecology and Environment

Glyndwr University School of Business
In Wrexham

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Wrexham (Wales)
Start Different dates available
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Wrexham (Wales)
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Why choose this course? Understanding how the world around us works and the environmental challenges we face is at the heart of this course. Governments, public bodies and companies around the world are increasingly looking to make their activities more sustainable. This course will equip you with the skills and experience you need to work in this vital area.   By combining laboratory work with a large number of field trips, the Geography, Ecology and Environment course takes full advantage of the facilities at Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s main campus, as well as our enviable location within reach of the rich and diverse Welsh countryside.

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Mold Road, LL11 2AW


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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

  • Emphasis on practical training in the field and in laboratories, providing the skills employers need
  • Ideal location for environmental study
  • Access to facilities at our rural Northop campus
  • Small class teaching
  • Experienced and friendly tutors

Year 1 (Level 4)

This year introduces the main themes of the course: sustainability and ecology, and provides a foundation of the scientific knowledge and skills needed to work in the environmental field. There is an early emphasis on the practical skills you will need, both in the lab and for field study.


  • Ecology
  • Earth Science
  • Sustainability and Environmental Hazards
  • Laboratory chemical analysis
  • Plant form and function
  • Introduction to Chemistry

Year 2 (Level 5)

In the second year you develops the themes further through the study of resource management and examples of coastal and terrestrial habitats. Your practical skills are enhanced through the analysis of pollution and a module in Geographical Information Systems.


  • Pollution
  • Landscape and place
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Sustainability and Resource Management
  • Ecosystems
  • Environmental Research

Year 3 (Level 6)

The last year brings together the themes you have studied so far and shows how they can be applied in the fields of conservation, environmental management and urban renewal. You have the opportunity to gain practical experience in conservation work, and to study a subject in depth for your dissertation.


  • Sustainable Development
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation Biology
  • Practical Conservation Management
  • Urban Renewal
  • Project

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

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