We are an internationally-recognised centre for environment, Earth and ecosystem science teaching, research and knowledge exchange. We offer online degrees in Earth Sciences, Environmental Science and Geography and Environmental Science, which you can study at a variable pace and place that suits your needs. Our Environmental Science degree is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and the Chartered Institution of Waste and Environmental Management (CIWEM). Our courses will provide you with a solid scientific basis on which to develop a range of practical and field-based skills, and core employability skills. Our courses are underpinned by high-quality, cutting-edge research, which explores key global challenges including climate change, sustainability and food security. We also offer a range of high-precision analytical and geochemical services, as well as managing the Virtual Microscope website: www/virtualmicroscope.org. Full course information can be found at: http://www.open.ac.uk/courses.