Environmental Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)


This MSc Environmental Management course gives you the opportunity to take a broad approach to studying environmental management. Whether you are a graduate looking for a career in environmental management or a professional who already has experience in environmental management the course advances your knowledge and skills so that you can develop your career in implementing environmentally sustainable solutions in business and organisations around the world.

With the Msc Environmental Management course you get a firm grounding in the essentials of environmental management including environmental auditing, the choice, design and use of a range of environmental tools and methods including EIA, ERA, Lifecycle Assessment and knowledge of environmental policy and legislation.Studying on this accredited Environmental Management Masters degree is the first step to becoming a Chartered Environmentalist.

Three modules are accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), and give you the opportunity to apply for Associate Membership when you complete the course successfully.

In addition, when you successfully complete all taught modules you become eligible to apply for Graduate membership of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.

The structure of the MSc Environmental Management degrees is based on six core modules and a choice of three taught modules from specialists ones. To obtain a Masters degree you need to carry out a supervised research project comprising of another taught module, research methods and a 10,00015,000 word research project. The project can be based on an environmental management issue that interests you or is relevant to your organisation. If you do not want to carry out a research project you may graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma.

Why choose this course?
  • Flexible modular structure enables students to study whilst working. This allows part-time student to not have to take more than 12 days off a year (if studying over 2/3 years).
  • Develops skills for implementing environmentally sustainable solutions in a variety of business and organisations around the world
  • Accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessement (IEMA) and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)
  • Networking opportunities per module with lunch and refreshments provided within your fees
  • Learning resources such as textbooks will be provided within your fees
Course length:
  • Full Time: 15 Months
  • Full Time: 1 Years
  • Part Time: 2 Years

Programme Structure

Core Modules

  • Environmental Management Tools and Methods
  • Environmental Policy and Governance
  • Foundation in Environmental Auditing
  • Management Skills for Environmental Management


  • Crop Pathogens, Pests and Weeds
  • Crop Protection; Principles & Practice
  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Environmental Management Individual Research Project
  • Environmental Management Systems Implementation
  • Environmental Management Tools and Methods
  • Foundation in Environmental Auditing
  • Integrated Waste and Pollution Management
  • Research Methods
  • Sustainability and Environmental Systems
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Transport Policy & Travel Planning
  • Water Resources


  • Dr Alina Congreve
  • Dr Avice Hall
  • Professor Bruce Fitt
  • Dr Chantal Helm
  • Dr Darren Crook
  • Dr Ian Denholm
  • Dr James Jenkins
  • Dr John Tzilivakis
  • Dr Kathy Lewis
  • Dr Keith Davies
  • Paul Zukowksyj
  • Dr Phil Porter
  • Dr Richard Southern
  • Dr Ronni Edmonds-Brown
  • Dr Tim Sands

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

Aminimum of a 2.2 degree in any subject.

Applicants with other qualifications and relevant experience will be considered individually by the Programme Tutor. Accredited Prior certified Learning (APL) is available for those who already have associate membership of IEMA.

An IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required if English is not the first language

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    6575 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6575 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Part time

  • Home/EU students £680 per 15 credits (dissertation module is £1105)
  • International students £1480 per 15 credits (dissertation module is £1520)

Living costs for Hatfield

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
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