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Environmental Assessment and Management MSc

Environmental Assessment and Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Assessment Environmental Analysis Environmental Management

Course type


Course Summary

Environmental Assessment and Management (EAM) examines the principles, procedures and methods of EAM against the background of current UK, European and international environmental policy. The course covers the complementary roles of natural resource management and planning within core areas of EAM such as Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), as well as new and evolving fields such as mitigation banking, climate change adaptation, environmental inequality, ecosystem services, and strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and sustainability appraisal. The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). On completing the course, students are ideally placed to undertake the exams for the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) Associate Membership. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma level.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



This module examines the processes and procedures in carrying out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), and provides a practical introduction to methods for assessing, predicting and mitigating a wide range of ecological and socio-economic impacts. The module emphasises fieldwork and case studies.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should who hold a 2.1 undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent). We will actively consider applications from candidates with lower degrees, who already have experience in environmental assessment; or mature candidates with management experience outside the field, seeking a more significant career change. EA&M is interdisciplinary, and attracts Applicants from a range of backgrounds and experiences - including Ecology, Environmental Science, Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Chemistry, and Management

University information

Oxford Brookes University has grown to become one of the UK's top modern universities, and is highly regarded both nationally and internationally for its excellence in teaching, research and innovation. Oxford Brookes University brings together high-quality teaching with courses designed for the real world, great employer links and a first-class careers service. The University has four main faculties: Oxford Brookes Business...more