There is a strong demand for B.Sc. Environmental Science graduates in industry, state agencies, consultancy companies and local authorities. These environmental professional positions entail, for example, waste management, implementing environmental management systems, developing new and cleaner technologies, monitoring pollutant levels, environmental impact assessment in relation to new developments and management of health & safety in the work environment. There are smaller numbers of jobs available in conservation. The National Development plan will greatly increase the demand for environmental professionals in the coming years.
One specific advantage of the B.Sc. Environmental Science qualification is that the graduate is equipped with the skills and environmental knowledge to gain employment across a range of industrial sectors along with consultancy companies, local authorities and other organisations. The nature of the work will allow for various combinations of indoor and outdoor type opportunity.
Graduates are employed in:
Sectors where Environmental scientists gain employment include:-
|Chemical & Biotechnology based industry|
|Environmental Protection industries|
|Construction / Mining industries|
|Environmental Consultancy companies|
|Environmental Protection Agency|
Within these sectors our graduates have specific job titles such as:
|Environmental, Health & Safety Officer|
Companies & Sectors Employing Environmental Science Graduates :