Taught course

Environmental Assessment and Management

University of Brighton · School of Applied Sciences

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent in appropriate subject with relevant experience. Other candidates with substantial professional experience in environmental work are also considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Sustainability is a global priority. There is a need to understand more about the human impact on the environment and the environmental laws and regulations being put in place to help achieve an environmentally sound future for all.

This accredited Environmental Assessment and Management MSc equips students with a comprehensive understanding of methods for assessing and managing the environmental impacts of policies, plans, programmes, projects and organisations. It provides an overview of the legal and institutional frameworks in which they operate relating to the UK, Europe and the international community.

Learning with a course team active in research and consultancy students explore and evaluate environmental sustainability and the practical application of environmental assessment and management at both local and policy level. Students learn to identify and analyse current and future problems and apply processes to real-world situations.

Aspects of the course are delivered by industry specialists including auditors and environmental law practitioners who share their professional experience.


This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). This means that the curriculum and facilities have been evaluated rigorously against CIWEM standards.

The degree is also accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). RICS accreditation demonstrates a globally-recognised standard of surveying education.

Visit the Environmental Assessment and Management MSc page on the University of Brighton website for more details about this course.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Find out more about the other English qualifications that we accept.

International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.

Fees and funding

Please see the University of Brighton website for further information on fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course enquiries
01273 644644