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University of Salford

UCAS Code: F904 | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

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

3years

Full-time | 2024

Subject

Environmental management

**There has never been a more urgent need to study the environment. Learn how to manage, protect and enhance our interconnected built and natural ecosystems with our BSc (Hons) Environmental Management degree**

We’ve designed this course to help you understand the interrelationship between science and the environment, and learn how organisations use this knowledge to make decisions and considerations to improve their environmental performance.

**Develop in-demand environmental knowledge and skills**
Delivered across three years of study - or four, if you choose to include an industry placement - you will build knowledge in sustainability, environmental resources, earth processes and the impact of people on places. As you progress, you will expand your subject knowledge and specialise in areas such as occupational risk management.

During your studies, you will complete projects out in the field and in our laboratories. Fieldwork is integral to your learning, and trips are aligned with the modules so you can build applied skills and gain practical experience. Recent trips have included residential courses across the UK, in places on our doorstep
such as the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, as well as further afield at international locations, such as Scandinavia and Barcelona.

**Get closer to industry**
We’ve designed this course to open-up emerging career opportunities in sustainable natural resource management, development and planning, where you can help to reduce the impact of climate change and make a difference.

On this course can develop transferable skills in writing, research, presentation, teamwork and project management, and experience industry collaboration through our real-world focused consultancy project module. You will also have the option to include an industry placement year between years two and three.

Features
• Develop personal, professional and research skills
• Take part in a range of UK and international field trips
• Experience small group teaching
• Include an optional industry placement year
• Part-time study option available

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:

Peel Park Campus

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.

70%
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

70%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
70%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
60%
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

67%
Library resources
80%
IT resources
90%
Course specific equipment and facilities
80%
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?

96%
UK students
4%
International students
39%
Male students
61%
Female students
89%
2:1 or above
0%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
B

After graduation

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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.

Human geography

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

£24k

£24k

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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