Taught course

Energy and Environmental Management.

University of Central Lancashire · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

A recognised British honours degree to a good standard, or its equivalent. Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits and in the light of the nature and scope of the programme or work proposed. Informal enquiries are welcomed and will normally be followed by an initial advisory interview.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Energy management is an emerging environmental field, and is linked with organisations looking to employ energy/environmental managers Energy is becoming a global issue and international development is linked to the economics of natural resources. The public and private sectors (not just those associated with energy management) require staff with a detailed environmental knowledge at a regional, national and international scale. Businesses are increasingly looking outside Europe to Asia, Australasia and the Americas to inform their best practices and maintain market share.

The course provides a critical approach to theories, techniques and methods in energy and environmental management and provides students with a learning environment in which they will develop their capacity for independent study, their ability to collaborate with others in team settings, and their capacity for critical thought and reflection. The broad areas covered include: a comprehensive introduction to energy and environmental management.

Course content includes:

Semester 1

  • Carbon Management Regulation and Policy
  • Practical Application of Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Applied Ecology (option)
  • Environmental Pollution Control (optional)
  • Dissertation

Semester 2

  • Carbon Management (optional)
  • Environmental Management within Organisations
  • Global Waste Management (option)
  • Energy Production and Distribution
  • Dissertation

Semester 3

  • Dissertation
  • Global Waste Management overseas field trip (2012 China)

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
9 months
part time
18 months


part time
12 months
full time
6 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 1772 892 400