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If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers75%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Gain an understanding of what drives environmental change and learn how to best manage the multiple pressures nature faces. You will have the option to specialise in social or political studies, natural science topics or retain interdisciplinary breadth. In addition to grounding you in key scientific topics such as the functioning of ecosystems and the movement of water through the landscape, we also offer a number of specialist modules in topics as diverse as climate change, conservation, past landscapes, hydrology and geographic information science. This programme will also enable you to apply to become a Graduate member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). The compulsory Level 5 module Managing Environments will cover the topics required for you to make this application. IEMA Graduate membership is a baseline requirement for many environmental management roles and will significantly enhance your employability. The programme is ideal if you want to study environmental management at undergraduate level for personal or professional reasons and want a flexible evening study course that allows you to explore and deepen your interests, without putting your life on hold. Birkbeck's unique evening teaching mode will make it possible to gain valuable work experience during the day. We offer a wide choice of modules that respond to the demands of today's workplace and are linked to the cutting-edge research interests of our staff. You also complete a piece of research or a literature review in an area of special interest to you. This programme gives you the opportunity to study with internationally recognised experts who are defining the field with their groundbreaking research. Ours is a lively, stimulating environment in which to study and research. You will also benefit from our mix of classroom and field-based teaching, including a number of fieldwork opportunities that bring together students to build social and professional 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.
You need a total of 360 credits to complete your undergraduate degree. We will carefully guide you through a wide range of subjects that are of relevance for environmental management. In the first year (120 credits total), you take 4 compulsory modules that reflect the foundations of both the physical environment and how humans interact and shape it. This is complemented by learning modern techniques such as Geographic Information Science. In the second year (120 credits total), you take 3 compulsory modules and choose 1 option module, which is of relevance for managing the physical and human environment, including gaining IEMA Associate membership. You will also learn important data gathering methods. In your final year (120 credits total), you undertake a substantial piece of written work: either a 30-credit Literature Review; or a 60-credit Research Project.
Birkbeck is a world-class university headquartered in the heart of Bloomsbury in central London. It is a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London's only specialist evening degree provider with students aged 18 to 100. We are a College of the University of London and champion part-time and evening teaching and research in higher education.
We list 41 full-time, evening taught Birkbeck courses, but you can choose from more than 80 part-time evening degrees - visit Birkbeck website for full details.
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