Environmental Management at University of Salford - UCAS

Course summary

There has never been a more urgent need to study the environment. Learn how to manage, protect and enhance our interconnected built and natural ecosystems with our BSc (Hons) Environmental Management degree We’ve designed this course to help you understand the interrelationship between science and the environment, and learn how organisations use this knowledge to make decisions and considerations to improve their environmental performance. Develop in-demand environmental knowledge and skills Delivered across three years of study - or four, if you choose to include an industry placement - you will build knowledge in sustainability, environmental resources, earth processes and the impact of people on places. As you progress, you will expand your subject knowledge and specialise in areas such as occupational risk management. During your studies, you will complete projects out in the field and in our laboratories. Fieldwork is integral to your learning, and trips are aligned with the modules so you can build applied skills and gain practical experience. Recent trips have included residential courses across the UK, in places on our doorstep such as the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, as well as further afield at international locations, such as Scandinavia and Barcelona. Get closer to industry We’ve designed this course to open-up emerging career opportunities in sustainable natural resource management, development and planning, where you can help to reduce the impact of climate change and make a difference. On this course can develop transferable skills in writing, research, presentation, teamwork and project management, and experience industry collaboration through our real-world focused consultancy project module. You will also have the option to include an industry placement year between years two and three. Features • Develop personal, professional and research skills • Take part in a range of UK and international field trips • Experience small group teaching • Include an optional industry placement year • Part-time study option available


Year 1; Academic skills tutorial, Sustainability and environment, Earth surface processes, People, place and space, Environmental resources, Fieldwork and applied skills. Year 2; Research skills and tutorial, Consultancy project, Fieldwork and off-site visits, Occupational safety and health, also choose 2 from: Earth observation and GIS, Monitoring environmental change, Environmental protection, Food safety. Year 3; Dissertation, also choose 4 from: Environmental Geographical Information Systems, Environmental Remote Sensing, Environmental decision making, Corporate environmental management, Environment, health and wellbeing, Public health intervention.

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  • Year 1

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Environmental Management at University of Salford - UCAS