University of Salford has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
If you are interested in sustainable development and planning, if you want a career in a new, developing and challenging area, and want to improve the environmental performance of organisations or help to mitigate global climate change then BSc (Hons) Environmental Management is for you.
Environmental Management is about understanding science and its relationship with the environment. You will learn how organisations perceive the environment and the important considerations necessary for them to invest in improving their performance.
Fieldwork is a key element of the programme and field trips are aligned with the specialist modules, allowing you to develop applied skills and gain practical experience. You may go on day trips to the Peak District and Yorkshire Dales, as well as residential field courses in Denmark or the European Alps. The majority of these trips are free, with students only needing to pay a modest administration fee.
Small group teaching is a beneficial feature of this course and there are strong links between course content and staff research interests. You will get all the support you need from friendly and accessible academic staff, along with weekly tutorials with your personal tutor.
• Learn how to apply techniques for assessing and managing the environmental effects of public and private sector organisations
• Develop personal, professional and research skills, and enhance employability through participation in consultancy-based project work
• There are a variety of free field trips on offer, allowing you to practice and apply field, laboratory and monitoring techniques in the UK and abroad
Year 1; Academic skills tutorial, Sustainability and environment, Earth surface processes, People, place and space, Environmental resources, Fieldwork and applied skills. Year 2; Research skills and tutorial, Consultancy project, Fieldwork and off-site visits, Occupational safety and health, also choose 2 from: Earth observation and GIS, Monitoring environmental change, Environmental protection, Food safety. Year 3; Dissertation, also choose 4 from: Environmental Geographical Information Systems, Environmental Remote Sensing, Environmental decision making, Corporate environmental management, Environment, health and wellbeing, Public health intervention.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 - 112 points|
104-112 UCAS points. At least two full A levels required.
A Pass in the practical element of Science A levels is required.
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||104-112 UCAS points from a QAA Approved Level 3 Access to HE Diploma.|
|Scottish Higher||104-112 UCAS points from Higher Level.|
|AS||Only accepted alongside at least two full A levels.|
|Extended Project||Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Grade C or 4 (or above) in GCSE Maths and English is required.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||104-112 UCAS points from Higher Level.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D - D*D*|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.|