Taught course

Environmental Management

University of Reading · Department of Geography and Environmental Science

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (2.2) (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in environmental science, earth/geoscience, chemistry, biology, geography, agriculture or a related field. Applications from those with no first degree but who have previous experience may also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Join a lively and welcoming Department with outstanding teaching collections and facilities. We were ranked in the top 100 in the world for Environmental Sciences and Geography in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016. We offer you a unique opportunity to develop your environmental management skills alongside your awareness of environmental science and policy. Build your practical experience with world-leading fieldwork and research projects that will further develop your skills and prepare you for employment or doctoral study.

• Gain a solid grounding in the scientific principles behind environmental management issues

• Accredited by Climate-KIC (knowledge and innovation community)

• Develop skills for a career in areas such as environmental management and consultancy or for future doctoral research

• Take advantage of outstanding teaching collections and facilities housed in modern premises

• Participate in world-leading fieldwork and research

Our students go on to work in a wide variety of academic and research posts, as well as in public and private sector organisations within the UK and internationally. Graduates are highly employable in the growing market for environmental managers and consultants. Our programmes also provide in-service training for those already working within the profession.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent)

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Our School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science are offering master's scholarships for 2017-18. Further information can be found here.

Please contact sages-pg-admissions@reading.ac.uk to register your interest in applying for one of these scholarships.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Tom Sizmur