Description

There’s a national need for environmental managers and this online MSc Environmental Management degree course is designed to help you become one. It’s also ideal preparation for other fields of work, such as environmental consultancy or pollution control. Because it’s available to study online, it allows you to choose the most convenient time and place to study, fitting in around your work or personal commitments.

Study Details:

MSc;

Module Details:

Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma stage: You must complete four modules:

◾Critical Issues in the Environment
◾Environmental Management and Audit
◾Environmental Policy and Law
◾Environmental Pollution and Management Strategies

Also two optional modules from the list below:

◾Environmental Noise Assessment
◾Regulation of Noise and Vibration
◾Waste Management Control
◾Environmental Impact Assessment

If you are taking the Climate Change pathway, instead of your two optional modules, you will take:

◾Climate Change: Mitigation Strategies
◾Climate Change: Drivers, Impacts and Adaptation

Master’s Stage: To gain the full MSc, you must complete the PG Cert and PG Dip plus the Independent Scholarly Activity which is a triple module, worth 60 credits.

Modules:

Stage 1
Climate change: drivers, impacts and adaptation (Climate Change Pathway Only)
Critical Issues in the Environment
Environmental Management and Audit
Environmental Pollution and Management Strategies (EM)

Stage 2
Environmental Impact Assessment
The Regulation of Noise and Vibration
Waste Management Control

Certificate
Climate change: Mitigation Strategies (Climate Change Pathway only)
Environmental Policy and Law

Diploma
Environmental Noise Assessment

Masters
Independent Scholarly Activity

Student Destinations

The role of the environmental manager or environmental consultant has become more important as industry is required to manage and control the interaction between themselves and the wider environment, so the skills you learn on this course will be in high demand.

One of our graduates was the Sustainability Manager for the 2012 London Olympics and other graduates have gone on to employment within a range of organisations such as:

◾local authorities
◾Government bodies like the Environment Agency
◾private companies in industry like Powergen
◾consultancies.

Fees

UK/EU: £6,975 INT: £7,650

Entry Requirements

You will normally need an undergraduate degree (minimum 2:2). A science or related degree is preferred but a range of degrees will be considered.

If you don’t have this qualification but do have extensive and relevant work experience at an appropriate level, we welcome your application.

You must provide a CV detailing your academic and work experience and a reference from your workplace or the institution where you undertook your previous study. This information should be included as part of your online application.

English language qualifications

You will also normally need one of the following English Language qualifications:

◾GCE O level English Language Grade C
◾GCSE English Grade C

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

◾IELTS 6.0
◾TOEFL 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based)
◾Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
◾Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
◾London Tests of English: we accept level 5 for postgraduate courses
◾International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
◾International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C

If you have other equivalent English Language qualifications, these may be accepted – please provide full details with your application.

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