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Course summary

If you’re passionate about the environment and sustainability, and want to make a difference, our undergraduate degree course is for you. It’s designed to teach you the fundamentals of environmental science and give you practical skills in environmental data management. Together, we’ll explore human impact on the environment and ways to manage these interactions sustainably, as well as learning various aspects of data processing and interpretation including remote sensing. You’ll enjoy a hands-on, project-based learning experience from day one. Through individual and group work, you’ll use your knowledge to address environmental problems in industry – and society in general. As a student at ARU Peterborough, you’ll cover topics such as global environment-related challenges, environmental science and monitoring, environmental management concepts, environmental policy, legislation and regulation and environmental health and safety. In particular, we focus on developing problem-solving skills and strategies for addressing environmental challenges that are needed in a broad range of fields, such as the production and manufacturing industry, consulting, management, environmental protection, local and central government, the media, international organisations, teaching, research and academia. Throughout the course you’ll find there’s an emphasis on developing important transferable skills. These include the design and implementation of environment-focused assessments, data science and management skills for problem solving, project management, and professional report writing. You can also choose to enhance your employability even further with an optional placement year in industry. Environmental Management at ARU Peterborough This is just one of the Environmental Management degrees that we offer in Peterborough. You can also choose to study our foundation degree in Environmental Management.


Modules are subject to change and availability. Year 1: Core modules Literacies in HE Introduction to Life Sciences 1 Introduction to Life Sciences 2 Year 2: Core modules Environmental Sciences and Sustainability Environmental Monitoring and Data Analysis Environmental Challenge Project Year 3: Core modules Remote Sensing and Database Interrogation Ruskin Module Data Management and Geographical Information Systems Environmental Impact Project Year 4: Core modules Environmental Policy and Legislation Environmental Management Project Individual Project Stakeholder Engagement

Assessment method

Assessment is done on an ongoing basis and includes a combination of coursework, presentations, reports and some exams or in-class tests. You will receive structured, insightful feedback throughout your degree course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information 2022 International fees are to be confirmed
Environmental Management [with Foundation Year] at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS