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The Environmental Dynamics and Climate Change programme from Swansea University concentrates on global and regional environmental and climatic change.

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By analysing the scientific basis and limitations of models and data collection techniques you cultivate a range of valuable skills .

Your learning benefits from the combined Geography and Biosciences research expertise of our staff around environmental and climate dynamics, marine and ecosystem biology, environmental management and sustainable development.

You will acquire a deep and broad knowledge of the current scientific issues underpinning climate change and environmental dynamics. 

Our exceptional computing facilities will support your studies from start to finish. These include fifteen dual-processor workstations for Earth Observation.

Upon graduation, you will have the practical problem-solving and communication skills required for a successful career in the wider industry.


The Environmental Dynamics and Climate Change programme from Swansea University change enhances your prospects for a career in the environmental service industry, regulating bodies or academia. After developing specialist insights into the modern world, your understanding can be applied in a diverse range of settings.

Our graduates have progressed to a range of stimulating roles. Below are just a few examples. 

  • Environmental Monitoring Officer (Natural Resources Wales)
  • Geographical Data Processor (Western Power Distribution)
  • Graduate Statutory Orders Specialist (Jacobs)
  • Catchment Scientist (Welsh Water)
  • Ecologist (Natural England)
  • Multi-site Supervisor (Phase Eight)
  • Data Analyst (PHS Group)
  • Account Manager Support (Handelsbanken)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Dynamics
  • Environmental Assessment and Management
  • Satellite Remote Sensing
  • Climate Change - Past, Present and Future
  • Science Skills and Research Methods
  • Environmental Modelling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
Lower Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

Normally a 2:1 or a 2:2 degree (with 55% average) in an approved subject.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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