Careers in environmental science

There are many different types of environmental scientist role, and each requires a unique set of skills and expertise.

From marine biology to polar research, animal conservation to roles helping to tackle global climate change; if you are passionate about the environment then a career in environmental science could be a great option for you to consider.


Choosing the right A-levels and qualifications will allow you to enrol for the right course at university, which in turn will act as your academic foundation for becoming an environmental scientist.

How to become an environmental scientist

Whether you want to study volcanoes, find out how global warming is affecting the polar landscape or discover life deep beneath the waves, there are plenty of different options when it comes to choosing a career in environmental science.

Research Councils' Individual Merit Promotion

The Individual Merit Promotion (IMP) scheme is the main route for senior scientific researchers, who have made, and who will continue to make, an outstanding personal contribution in their field, to gain promotion.


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