The School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) comprises of diverse specialities covering marine, terrestrial and fresh water environments.
BEES is a recognised leader in teaching and research across all of our disciplines. The School was formed in 2010 through the amalgamation of the former Department of Geology, Department of Zoology, Ecology and Plant Science (ZEPS) and the Environmental Science Programme at University College Cork.
The mission statement of the School of BEES is “To advance and apply our understanding of the natural world through excellence in research, teaching and innovation.”
There are 9 undergraduate B.Sc courses, 4 taught M.Sc courses and 3 evening programmes as well as many opportunities for research funded postgraduates.
BEES is responsible for teaching and research in the fields of Biology, Ecology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Plant Science and Zoology.
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