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Birkbeck, University of London

Environmental Management

UCAS Code: F751

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C-A,B,B

UCAS Tariff

112-128
75%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

4.0 years | Part-time | 2020

Birkbeck's BSc Environmental Management gives you a deep understanding of what drives environmental change and how to manage natural systems under unprecedented pressure. Learning from internationally-recognised researchers, you will discover the core scientific principles you need to understand key environmental challenges, including climate change, pollution and waste management, biodiversity loss, and biosecurity.

You will become familiar with fundamental dimensions of environmental management, including adaptation, mitigation and corporate responsibility. You will learn to collect, analyse and interpret environmental data to improve management practices.

Core modules will give you a grounding in the ecological and social dimensions of environmental management. You can tailor your degree by choosing optional modules on themes like the global food crisis, nature conservation, hydrology, storms, flooding and sea-level rise, cities and urban inequalities, and geographic information science (GIS).

You will benefit from our mix of classroom and field-based teaching, including a number of fieldwork opportunities that bring together students to build networks and develop important skills in data collection and analysis. You will develop the social and technical skills you need for both academic research and the modern workplace.

Highlights

- We offer a range of core modules in the ecological and social dimensions of environmental management. You can also choose optional modules on pressing themes like climate change, nature conservation, storms and flooding, and urban studies.

- You will develop the social and technical skills you need for both academic research and the workplace, including data collection and analysis, and GIS.

- We offer a range of local and international field trips, exploring a range of themes in human and physical geography.

- Graduates in the BSc Environmental Management find employment in local government, conservation agencies, businesses, and environmental NGOs, working in areas like corporate responsibility and compliance, pollution and waste management.

- The Managing Environments module enables you to apply for the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) Graduate membership. This is a requirement for many environmental management jobs.

- Our campus in central London offers students the chance to explore one of the world’s great multicultural cities, and access to world-class libraries and institutions like the British Museum and the British Library.

Modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Assessment methods

A mix of coursework and formal examinations.

The final-year independent literature review and research project are assessed purely by project work.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,675
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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Department:

Geography

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