Environmental Science (Environmental Management) (Q52-EM) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
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Environmental Science (Environmental Management) (Q52-EM)

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Course summary

This course is a specialist route through our #BSc (Honours) Environmental Science [Q52]# that focuses on environmental management. It’s an interdisciplinary course that combines aspects of biology, ecology, geography, chemistry, technology, management and social science to help you understand environmental situations from all perspectives. You’ll develop the scientific and technical knowledge and skills required to investigate ecosystems, understand fundamental environmental patterns and processes, and address local and global environmental issues. In addition, you’ll study the problems we face in understanding our natural environment and living sustainably. Key features of the course

  • Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES)
  • Develop your scientific, interpretive and creative-thinking skills
  • Investigate the complexities of the natural environment and our relationship with it
  • Explore the problems we face with sustainable living
  • Acquire practical experience at a field school (on-site in the UK or online)


This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits: In Stage 1, you’ll study two 60-credit modules. In Stage 2, you’ll study one 60-credit module and two 30-credit modules. In Stage 3, you’ll study three 30-credit modules and complete a 30-credit project module.

Professional bodies

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

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

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. At The Open University we believe education should be open to all, so we provide a high-quality university education to anyone who wishes to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £21816 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £20952 Whole course
Scotland £7128 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6954 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
EU £22416 Whole course
International £22416 Whole course
Channel Islands £22416 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
Environmental Science (Environmental Management) (Q52-EM) at Open University - UCAS