BTEC (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 progression.
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 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.
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.
Approximately 60 hours per unit
16 tutor marked assessments.
Please note that you can enrol on this course at anytime.
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.
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.
Payment by Instalments
Students are able to pay course fees in monthly instalments.