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Environmental Management

Entry requirements


104-112 UCAS points. At least two full A levels required. A Pass in the practical element of Science A levels is required.

Only accepted alongside at least two full A levels.

104-112 UCAS points from a QAA Approved Level 3 Access to HE Diploma.

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

104-112 UCAS points from Higher Level.

Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D-D*D*

Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

Only acceptable alongside other A level equivalent qualifications.

104-112 UCAS points from Higher Level.

UCAS Tariff

104-112

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Environmental management

**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.

Features
• 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

Modules

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.

The Uni


Course location:

University of Salford

Department:

School of Science, Engineering and Environment

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

86%
med
Environmental management

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Human geography

Teaching and learning

77%
Staff make the subject interesting
95%
Staff are good at explaining things
82%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
64%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

68%
Library resources
77%
IT resources
68%
Course specific equipment and facilities
73%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

98%
UK students
2%
International students
50%
Male students
50%
Female students
75%
2:1 or above
8%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
D

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Human geography

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

100%
high
Employed or in further education

Top job areas of graduates

13%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
13%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
10%
Quality and regulatory professionals

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Geography, earth and environmental studies

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£19k

£19k

£22k

£22k

£27k

£27k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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