Taught course

Environmental Management

University of South Wales · University of South Wales

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in a relevant subject, or appropriate professional qualification, or an HNC/HND with adequate managerial experience

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

Environmental management is becoming more and more important to all types of businesses throughout the world and there is a growing need for qualified environmental managers. This course has been designed for people who want a career in environmental management and for professionals who already have experience in this area.

Our Masters award will equip you with the knowledge and ability to identify, assess and manage environmental issues in an organisation using environmental management principles. You will develop an appreciation of the importance of environmental legislation, pollution control and impact assessment associated with the functions of your organisation. When you graduate, you can apply for membership of professional organisations such as the Institution of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).

Course content -
You will complete six modules and a dissertation:
Business Law;
Research Methods and Professional Development;
Business and Risk Management;
Environmental Management;
Carbon Management and Environmental Control;
Project Management and Techniques.

The course is delivered in three major blocks that offer an intensive but flexible learning pattern, with two start points each year - February and September. For each module, you will usually complete two assignments based on case studies or workplace scenarios, plus an examination. There will be group work, recommended reading and tutorials each week. Your final dissertation will be based in industry.

*Courses starting in February will take 16 months to complete.

Information for international students

The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment50

Course contact details

Enquiries & admissions Unit
08455 194 787
01443 654050