Ulster University

Ulster University

Environmental Management

The focus of the programme is environmental impact assessment, biodiversity management, pollution monitoring and environmental decision-making; the theory and practice of environmental management is covered, including: the production and assessment of environmental impact statements and the importance of an evidence-based approach to policy and operational decision-making; the application of quantitative techniques for assessing and monitoring landscape-scale habitat structure, distribution and change; the application of ecological and planning principles for site biodiversity management and ecosystem restoration; techniques for monitoring pollution.

Entry requirements

A good 2nd Class Honours degree in an environmental/biological/related subject or an equivalent relevant professional qualification and at least 3 years work experience; exceptional entry based on professional achievement and related work experience.

Course modules

PgDip: Environmental data analysis; biodiversity management; pollution monitoring; environmental impact assessment. Masters only: Environmental management project.

Assessment methods

Each module adopts a unique strategy that includes one or more of the following: On-line multiple choice and short answer progress tests; essays, review papers and briefs; case study reports; analysis reports and management plans; group projects; research project.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Distance learning - 2 years
MSc Distance learning - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance Learning

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