University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Environmental Management for Agriculture

This course examines agriculture activities and their potential to impact both positively and negatively on the environment. It explains how environmental management systems, environmental auditing, life cycle assessment and environmental impact assessment can be used in the farm situation. The course aims to provide students with a holistic understanding and the interdisciplinary training to identify on-farm environmental risks and the knowledge and skills needed to develop answers.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree, in agriculture, botany, plant sciences, horticulture, zoology, environmental sciences, or a related subject or a professional qualification and / or work experience equivalent to the above. 1 appropriate reference. Applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to achieve a 6.5 IELTS score.

Course modules

Modules include: agricultural pollution and mitigation; foundation in environmental auditing; integrated farm management; management skills for environmental management. Optional modules: crop pathogens, pests and weeds; crop protection, principles and practice; ecology and conservation; environmental management for agriculture individual research project; integrated waste and pollution management; research methods; sustainability and environmental systems; water pollution control.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,575 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,575 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,575 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,575 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 680 per Credit (England) 4 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 680 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 680 per Credit (Scotland) 4 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 680 per Credit (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

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