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Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Environmental Studies Environmental Management Environmental Engineering

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

If you’re interested in designing and participating in effective environmental management, this diploma is for you. It’s suitable for a wide range of contexts, from government, commerce and industry to voluntary, local and community organisations. You will consider the everyday concerns of environmental protection, natural resource management and rapidly changing environmental legislation and policy, in global and local contexts – gaining the skills you need to unpack the issues and play an active and creative role in the process of improving environmental performance, in all sectors of society.

Key features of the course

  • Designed to help you meet the challenges of environmental management in the context of sustainable development.
  • Develops your ability to make informed decisions about environmental issues, whether at work, in your community or at home.
  • The opportunity to top up to the MSc in Environmental Management in just one more year.

Career relevance

Our environmental management programme is for people who are interested in designing, managing and participating in more effective environmental management processes. For example, if you are involved in setting up or responding to environmental or integrated management systems, planning new development projects or are trying to understand or manage sustainability.

Students on our environmental management programme are drawn from industry, commerce, local government, consultancies, non-governmental organisations and communities. They include people already involved in environmental management and those who wish to be – both personally and professionally.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

2 years

Start date

OCT-20

Modules

This module will increase your understanding of delivering and supporting sustainability management. You will develop a multidisciplinary perspective on resources, sustainability and health and safety management which will incorporate strategy, policy, data collection and knowledge management. It will introduce you to a systemic approach for studying organisational operations and methods for quantifying and optimising resource use and energy use while using tools to reduce environmental, societal and financial risk. You will also learn how to improve the efficiency and effectiveness with which your organisation can incorporate sustainability issues and to identify future trends and drivers for change in this area. This module is delivered entirely online.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£5,760

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£8,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should normally hold a bachelors degree in a science or engineering discipline from a UK university, or the equivalent. If you do not have a technical degree you will need to be adequately prepared for postgraduate study in this area. You will be required to write technical essays and reports at a high level, carry out calculations using logarithms and the exponential function, analyse numerical data, and understand and apply scientific principles in relation to chemical reactions, biological processes and energy conversion.