University of Northampton

University of Northampton

Resource Management

This course has been specifically designed to provide students with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the principles and policies which underpin resource management in the UK and elsewhere in Europe. On completion of this course, students will have the critical and analytical skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the key principles of resource management within the wastes management industry.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a recognised 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in a recognised environmental science discipline such as geography, biology, environmental chemistry, geology or a related area. Those with degrees in other subjects may also be considered according to their interests and background. No work experience is required for admission to these programmes. Applicants for whom English is not their 1st language need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Environmental and wastes management legislation; advanced thermal and biological wastes management technologies; wastes minimisation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework. Students can expect between 2 and 3 items of assessment per 20 credit module. Assignments are submitted electronically via NILE. These are then marked, with the feedback and grades made available to students through NILE.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Online study - 1 years

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