Introduction to Environmental Science

Understand the big issues affecting the environment and make informed decisions about how you interact with it

What can we do to protect the environment?


What are the biggest challenges we face?

What does the future hold for our planet?


What we’ll cover:

Geography of the Natural World

Man-made Problems

Man-made Solutions

Nuclear Energy and Radioactive Waste

Effects of Man-made Materials on the Environment

The Environment and Our Health

Food and Environmental Control

Environmental Policy



How you’ll learn:

  • Discussion and debate

  • Mini-lectures from the teacher

  • Interactive activities

  • Exploring real-world scenarios


Other info: 


  • Classes are small with 10 or fewer students in the class

  • Teaching happens in comfortable and well-equipped rooms at Peace House on Paradise Way, Oxford, OX1 1LD

  • If you’re unable to attend particular sessions in an 8-week course, you will be able to attend those sessions in future terms

  • We don’t have any specific entry requirements but if you want to discuss whether a particular course is suitable for you, please contact us

Thursdays 6 – 7.30pm, 16th October – 4th December 2014 (8 weeks)

10am – 5pm Sunday 3rd May 2015 (intensive day)