Environmental Science courses
We offer a variety of scholarship and funding options to help you finance your studies at the University of Stirling.
Why study Environmental Management at the University of Stirling?
Graduate careers in Environmental Science
Our Environmental Science degrees focus on scientific knowledge and technical training to create genuine career opportunities with a wide range of organisations, including water authorities, research institutes, renewable energy companies, conservation bodies, businesses, local authorities and government agencies.
Graduates from our Environmental Science degrees enjoy successful careers around the world in areas such as environmental consultancy, transport planning, waste management, environmental protection agencies, education and ecotourism.
Jobs directly related to an Environmental Science degree include:
- environmental consultant
- nature conservation officer
- recycling officer
- sustainability consultant
- environmental education officer
- environmental manager
- transport planner
- ecotourist officer
- waste management officer
- water quality scientist
Environmental Science research
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), 100% of our Biological and Environmental Sciences research was rated as having either outstanding or very considerable impact – ranking us joint 12th in the UK for Geography and Environmental Studies research.
We consistently attract major research grants and our research impact positions us as leaders in the area of Environmental Science, Environmental Protection and Biological Conservation.
Postgraduate research opportunities
Postgraduate research students in Environmental Science will join a vibrant research environment in which we seek to understand the fundamental processes driving the evolution and maintenance of biodiversity, from the molecular to the ecosystem level. See all our PhD and MPhil opportunities in Biological and Environmental Sciences including Ecology.