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Term starts 29th January

Cost of course
UK/EU: £7,245
INT: £7,650
Course length
2-3 years of part time study.
Start dates
January, May and September 2018*
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Zaneta Gutej
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Pace of study

We recommend around 20 hours of study per week, per 20 credit module.

Assessment method

This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work and practical reports.

Course code: OLPAC     Level: 7

*From September 2018 our Environmental Management MSc will change to become a new MSc Sustainability and Environmental Management. Want to find out what we’re doing? Find out more now.

We are accepting applications for the MSc Environmental Management for our Jan and May 2018 intakes. If you wish to join the programme in January or May, you will have the opportunity to transfer directly onto the new MSc Sustainability and Environmental Management in September 2018. Please contact us to discuss your options.

There’s a growing international need for environmental managers and this online Environmental Management MSc degree course is designed to help you become one. It’s also ideal preparation for other fields of work, such as environmental consultancy or pollution control. Because it’s available to study online, it allows you to choose the most convenient time and place to study, fitting in around your work or personal commitments.

Our tutors have many years’ experience in the environmental management sector themselves, so they understand your profession and the pressures of balancing study around work and family commitments.

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Study a Professionally accredited degree and benefit from Free student membership

Accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), our online MSc Environmental Management course gives you free IEMA student membership giving you access to a wide range of resources and support to compliment your studies such as free articles, webinars, events, newsfeed and downloads as well as copies of The Environmentalist Magazine, the world’s most read environment and sustainability publication.

Up on completion of this course, you will be eligible to join the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) as a graduate member (GradIEMA) and fast track to PIEMA Practitioner Member status.

In addition, the online MSc Environmental Management is also accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and the Committee of Heads of Environmental Sciences, (CHES). This means that once you enrol on the course, you are automatically eligible for free student membership of the Institution and on completion of the course, student members are automatically eligible to become Associate Members.

Popular with those already in work

This degree is a popular choice for those already working in roles that require a good understanding of the principles of environmental management and their application, or who are looking for career development and progression into similar areas.

Online study is a great way of fitting professional development around your other commitments. Course modules still operate within a fixed trimester but you can choose to study during the day, in the evenings or at the weekend rather than having to attend fixed lectures.

Accrue qualifications along the way – not just at the very end

We would encourage you to complete the full MSc, but if you aren’t able to, you can still gain awards along the way.

  • Complete three modules (60 credits), you'll be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) 

  • Complete a further three modules (60 credits) gives you a Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip)

  • To gain the full MSc, you will then need to take an additional Independent Study (triple module, 60 credits).

What does online learning look like?

If you're thinking of studying one of our courses, you may be wondering how online learning works and what it looks like. Below are some images from one of the modules of this course. There are five screen shots for you to scroll through which show you what the learning environment and material looks like, with a brief explanation underneath.

Click on the image below to view examples.

For a more indepth experience, try our free course taster.

Shows how integrated video can be used to support theory
Shows the importance of environmental management through the use of real life case studies and examples
Shows a practical use of value chain analysis to reinforce the theory
Illustrates the three components model of sustainability
Illustrates how wind turbines can have an environmental impact on nearby residential properties