BTEC (HND) in Environmental Science

btec hnd in environmental scienceBTEC (HND) in Environmental Science

About The Course :

Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Environmental Science

Information, communication and technology (ICT) comprises core skills for learning. In this distance learning course utilisation of methods, tools and strategies of ICT is important in order to establish and maintain a sound working relationship with tutors and the college.

Students will need to develop ICT skills in order to communicate effectively and maximise their study progBTEC (HND) in Environmental Scienceression.

The first unit explains how to set up an ePortfolio which students will use during the lifetime of the course for storage of all their files including coursework, self-assessment activities, independent research notes and reflective journals. The ePortfolio may be requested from time to time by tutors and moderators. Students will be asked at various points in the course to upload files for this purpose. The ePortfolio will not only provide students with a structured system of unique information but once completed

Unit 2: Introduction to Environmental scienc

Unit 3: Energy Management and Life Processes

Unit 4: Conservation of Resources

Unit 5: Pollution

Unit 6: Ocean Formation

Unit 7: Biological Evolution in the Oceans

Unit 8: Extreme Environments

Unit 9: Introduction to Botany

Unit 10: Vegetative Anatomy

Unit 11: Botanical Evolutionary Processes

Unit 12: Human Interaction with Plants

Unit 13: Introduction to Zoology

Unit 14: Taxonomy and Phylogeny

Unit 15: Insects, reptiles, fish and birds

Unit 16: Mammals


About the Provider

Oxford Learning is a registered educational institution and is an independent, self-financing organisation. Oxford Learning has developed quality, flexible and open distance learning materials for adults and continues to invest in the development of innovative learning systems, from first levels to degree and professional training programmes.

Oxford Learning works in conjunction with other institutions to bring the student the most comprehensive learning materials in order to support the student in fulfilling their academic aims.oxford college courses

Oxford Learning offers the student a flexible approach to learning which makes education possible for those who may otherwise not be able to complete a programme due to geographical restrictions and work or home-life commitments.


Entry Requirements

All students must be 17 years of age and above. Students should have completed a Level 3 Diploma or A level standard course (or equivalent) before the Level 5 qualification.

Study Hours

Approximately 60 hours per unit

Assessment Method

16 tutor marked assessments.

Please note that you can enrol on this course at anytime.


Additional Information

You will receive a certificate from Edexcel. Fees are included in the course fee.

The course can be enrolled upon by students Internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.

What’s Included

Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the Diploma. Support is provided by a personal tutor via the online system for the duration of the course (2 years). Examination board certification upon completion, all coursework marking and moderating.

Course Fee


Payment by Instalments

Students are able to pay course fees in monthly instalments.



Level 4+5 Accredited Diploma in Environmental Science

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