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Environmental Science (Environmental Management) (Q52-EM)

Open University

UCAS Code: Not applicable | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

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Course option

3.0years

Distance learning | 2021

Subject

Environmental management

This interdisciplinary course combines aspects of biology, ecology, geography, chemistry, technology, management and social science to help you understand environmental situations from all perspectives. This course will develop the scientific and technical knowledge and skills required to investigate ecosystems; to understand fundamental environmental patterns and processes; and to address local and global environmental issues. You’ll study the problems we face in understanding our natural environment and living sustainably.

**Key features of the course**
- Investigates the complexities of the natural environment and our different relationships with it

- Explores the problems we face in living sustainably

- Develops your scientific, interpretive and creative thinking skills

- Includes practical fieldwork, which you’ll undertake during two residential schools

- Accredited by The Institution of Environmental Sciences and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management

Modules

This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits.
You’ll start Stage 1 with two 60-credit introductory modules – Environment: journeys through a changing world (U116) and Science: concepts and practice (S112).
Next, in Stage 2, you’ll study two 30-credit modules and one 60-credit module – Environmental science (SXF206), Energy and sustainability (T213) and Environmental management 1 (T219).
Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll study three 30-credit modules – Environmental management 2 (T319), Renewable energy (T313) and Terrestrial ecosystems (S397).
You'll conclude your degree with a 30-credit science project course: Environmental science practical project (SXE390).

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£19,008
for the whole course
England
£19,008
for the whole course
EU
£19,008
for the whole course
International
£19,008
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£6,336
for the whole course
Republic of Ireland
£19,008
for the whole course
Scotland
£6,336
for the whole course
Wales
£7,704
for the whole course

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Course location:

Distance Learning

Department:

The Open University

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