University of Northampton

University of Northampton

International Environment Management

This course provides an integrated and coherent programme covering a range of aspects pertinent to environmental management, within a global context. The materials have been designed with a strong vocational and industry focus to enable real world experiences, thereby enabling our graduates to enter a range of jobs from policy development to practice.

Entry requirements

Candidates entering these courses will normally be expected have gained at least a 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline such as ecology, environmental science, geography or geology. Other qualifications will be considered as will applications from candidates with relevant work experience. Applicants for whom English is not their 1st language will need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Climate change and risk management; international environmental management policy and control; international wastes management; geo-informatics for environmental management; implementing sustainability; pollution abatement technologies.

Assessment methods

All modules are assessed via written assignments. Generally, there are 2 assignments per module. However, in some cases, there are 3. There are no exams for any of the modules. However, some modules are assessed using time constrained assessments (TCAs), whereby there is a set period of time (typically a week), within which the completed assignment has to be submitted.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study September 2016 - 1 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 - 3 years

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Distance learning

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