Environmental Science (M05) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Environmental Science (M05)

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Course summary

An integrated masters is an undergraduate degree that combines undergraduate and postgraduate study. Our Master of Environmental Science (MEnv) takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding, managing and protecting our world. Gain a deeper understanding of the natural environment, and learn to assess environmental challenges and propose solutions. Acquire the scientific knowledge and technical skills to address global environmental challenges such as climate change, energy, sustainability, and biodiversity loss. You’ll study various subjects, including conservation, ecology, ecosystems, environmental management and renewable energy. You’ll also learn about the socio-economic, political and ethical issues integral to these areas. In addition, you’ll gain communication, project management, and research skills, plus technical skills in areas such as remote sensing and climate modelling. Key features of the course

  • Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES)
  • Gain essential skills for addressing environmental management issues
  • Develop your planning, organising, data collecting, analysing and writing skills
  • Acquire fieldwork skills at two field schools (virtual and residential options)
  • Conclude with a substantial independent study or an in-depth research project
  • Extend your knowledge of recent scholarships as preparation for a research degree


This integrated masters degree has four stages, each comprising 120 credits: In Stage 1, you’ll study two 60-credit modules. In Stage 2, you’ll study a 60-credit module and choose 60 credits of option modules. In Stage 3, you’ll study two compulsory 30-credit modules and choose 60 credits of option modules. In Stage 4, you’ll study a 30-credit postgraduate module, choose a 30-credit postgraduate module and complete a 60-credit postgraduate project module.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Water and Environmental Management, Chartered Institution of
  • The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
  • Environmental Sciences, Institute of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Student Outcomes

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Environmental Science (M05) at Open University - UCAS