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Course summary

This course has been designed to allow students maximum flexibility regarding themes, focus and study mode. Students will be able to shape their own degree by selecting from a mix of water, geographical information systems (GIS), and sustainable development modules that build on their existing knowledge or are relevant to their own professional ambitions.


Managing the environment; Master's project; introduction to applied GIS; spatial analytical methods; cartography and visualisation; sustainable development: principles and practice; creating sustainable behaviour change; the sustainable organisation: vision into practice; water management: challenges for the 21st century; water policy and law; catchment hydrology; catchment management.

Assessment method

We want you to realise your full potential. So we expect you to participate in debates and discussions, prepare professional reports and presentations, and write traditional academic essays. There is a strong emphasis on reflective learning, which will allow you to monitor, assess and evaluate your progress. There will be plenty of opportunities for feedback before your work is assessed more formally.

Professional bodies

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

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

Entry requirements

Honours degree (2.2 or above). The course is most suitable for graduates with degrees (or professional experience) in areas related to environmental management. The University is also happy to consider applicants without the usual entry requirements but who do have relevant professional experience of environmental management or a related discipline. If English is not your first language, you will also need to demonstrate your English Language proficiency. For this course, in the British Council International English Language Test (IELTS) we normally require an overall score of 6.5 and not less than 6.5 in each component.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fee information is to be confirmed. All fees are subject to final approval. Please visit our website for further information.
Environmental Management at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS