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Bachelor of Environmental Management and Ecology (Hons)
Bachelor of Environmental Management and Ecology (Hons)

Bachelor of Environmental Management and Ecology (Hons)

  • ID:UH440073
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£75,405.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE English Language at grade C or above.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This course offers you an opportunity to study some of the most pressing environmental issues of our time, including biodiversity loss, climate change, invasive species, land-use change, pollution, food security and water scarcity. Most of these issues are fundamentally ecological in nature and hence the course has a very strong focus on ecological theory, application and management. Topics on biological conservation, ecological monitoring, habitat management and restoration, environmental law, ecological economics, ecological impact assessment, as well as assessment of environmental quality, are all included.

Our Environmental Management and Ecology degree is designed to develop a wide range of management and ecological skills and to give students practical field experience, with an option of a work placement or a year of study abroad.

Our students have the distinct advantage of our Bayfordbury field station with laboratory facilities and a wide range of habitats (woodlands, grassland, lakes, ponds, rivers, parkland, glasshouses plus an apiary). This provides students with the amenities in which to conduct surveys and carry out research in addition to gaining practical conservation skills with the management of the site.

The course equips you to learn how we can tackle some of the world’s biggest issues including:

  • Habitat degradation and destruction
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Climate change
  • Scarcity of water
  • Environmental pollution

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6. These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study. Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Ecosystems and Environmental Change, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Field Research, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Dynamic Earth, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • The Earth System, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Geographical and Environmental Thought, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Cultural and Historical Geography, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Space, Place and Future Mobility, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Political and Economic Geography, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Essential Study Skills, 0 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Environment, Conservation and Food, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Enhancing Employability, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Research Design and Methods, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Geographies of Exclusion and Marginalisation, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Digital Geography, 30 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Natural Hazards and Disaster Reduction, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Project, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Habitat Management and Conservation, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Placement - GE, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Solving Environmental Problems, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Year Abroad - GE, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Leisure, Tourism and Identity, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Digital Geography and Location Intelligence, 30 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Our graduates are highly employable and have excellent opportunities in a wide range of careers because of our varied curriculum, with strong emphasis on field and practical experience, the industrial placement year and strong ties with professional bodies and employers in business, industry, regulatory bodies and government. We are currently ranked as 9th nationally for the employability of our graduates in department’s offering environmental science degrees and physical geography.

Graduates have found successful careers within the Environment Agency, United Nations Environment Programme, Water companies, Environmental resource management, in private environmental consultancies, local government, town and country planning, recreational and habitat management, teaching and, as well as more general graduate recruitment schemes and postgraduate study.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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