Taught course

Environmental Assessment and Management

University of Salford · School of Environment and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

The course is recommended for applicants looking to become environmental practitioners (i.e. managers, advisors and regulators) who can confidently apply interdisciplinary methodologies and strategies to assess and manage risks to health and the environment.

Applicants require at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in any subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Study the relationships between human and natural components of the environment, and develop the capacity to implement measures for analysing and managing environmental impacts of organisations, with our MSc Environmental Assessment and Management postgraduate degree.

Designed to prepare you for career roles leading the formulation, implementation and evaluation of environmental policy initiatives within the environmental sectors, this course will help you to develop the core knowledge and skills needed by environmental management, regulation or consultancy professionals.

The course is accredited by Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). If you successfully complete the course, you will automatically qualify for GradIEMA professional status. You can also fast track to PIEMA (Practitioner Status) once you complete a work-based competence assessment.

You will:

  • Learn about existing and emerging challenges and explore contemporary management, technological and regulatory systems designed to reduce environmental risks
  • Study the areas of law, economics and the social and physical sciences which are of relevance to the theory and practice of environmental assessment and management
  • Learn authentic, experimental problem-based learning

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)161 295 4545