This course examines agriculture activities and their potential to impact both positively and negatively on the environment. It explains how environmental management systems, environmental auditing, life cycle assessment and environmental impact assessment can be used in the farm situation. The course aims to provide students with a holistic understanding and the interdisciplinary training to identify on-farm environmental risks and the knowledge and skills needed to develop answers.
Core modules: Foundation in environmental auditing; management skills for environmental management; agricultural pollution and mitigation; integrated farm management. Optional modules: Sustainability and environmental systems; research methods; integrated waste and pollution management; water pollution control; ecology and conservation; environmental management for agriculture individual research project; crop pathogens, pests and weeds; crop protection; principles and practice.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- BASIS Professional Register
- Environmental Management and Assessment, Institute of
- The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
A minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree, in agriculture, botany, plant sciences, horticulture, zoology, environmental sciences, or a related subject or a professional qualification and / or work experience equivalent to the above. 1 appropriate reference. Applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to achieve a 6.5 IELTS score.
Fees and funding
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