As sustainability moves up the agenda and environmental laws and regulations proliferate, there is a growing need to understand and assess human impact on the environment.
This course provides a comprehensive overview of methods for assessing and managing the environmental impacts of policies, plans, programmes, projects and organisations. It also looks at the legal and institutional frameworks in which they operate.
You will develop a range of communication, teamworking and problem-solving skills, and gain the understanding to apply processes such as environmental impact assessment, environmental management and auditing systems to real-world situations.
The course is accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).
Accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).
All students undertake core modules, including the dissertation. You will also choose option modules allowing you to specialise in the areas of the course you are most interested in.
Environmental Impact Assessment
Systems for Environmental Management
Environmental Law and Policy
Case Studies on Environmental Assessment
Policy and Implementation in Town Planning
Management of People and Organisations
Geographical Information Systems
Principles of Sustainable Construction
Water Resources Management
Water Treatment Technology
Wastewater Treatment Technology
Water Quality Analysis
Applied Remote Sensing
Advanced Ecology Field Skills
Environmental Placement Module
Introduction to GIS
Applications in GIS
Air Quality Management
Indepedent Study Module
Career opportunities in both the public and private sectors include transport planning, waste management, environmental consultancy, resource management and town and country planning.
Recent graduates have gone on to secure employment across the sector including:
The course also provides a foundation for further study and is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).