For students interested in a career in science, a bachelor’s degree is often only the first step in gaining the broad understanding necessary to work in a scientific field. A bachelor degree is broader in scope than subsequent master and doctoral degrees. However, by choosing a bachelor degree program that focuses on a specific field of study, students may find it easier to unify and integrate the fundamental principles of science they will learn during their undergraduate studies.
What is a BSc in Environmental Management? Industrial toxins in soil, the impact of housing development on local biodiversity, and the regional shifts in local weather as a result of human activity are only a few examples of problems whose solutions require a solid foundation of scientific learning imparted by studying environmental management. A focus on their real-world application to environmental management is used as a means to integrate the many scientific disciplines to which undergraduates will be exposed, including physics, geology, chemistry and biology.
Students who earn a Bachelor Degree in Environmental Management learn to take a broad view of environmental issues that stem from both human impacts and natural processes on the world around them. Students with a strong background in environmental management will be able to apply the life skills learned to think critically about issues and act from a base of sound scientific understanding when making decisions, which are required attributes in many professions.
Many schools offer environmental management programs, and the cost of attendance will vary among them. In addition to the price of tuition, books and housing, when deciding on the value of a program students should consider the opportunities each school affords them to focus on their particular interests in this broad field of study.
Very few industries remain that are free from considerations of the environmental impacts of their activities. As a result, companies need knowledgeable managers and consultants to help them navigate and comply with environmental regulations. The needs of government regulatory agencies as well as conservation groups add to the demand for graduates of environmental management programs.
As world population grows, the importance of environmental quality will increase, and so will demand for capable environmental managers. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
The School of Environment and Health will provide students with the knowledge and skills to successfully confront these challenges in a systematic academic manner that will evolve continuously to meet these developments. Graduates from the School of Environment and Health Sciences will be ready to join the workforce immediately following their graduation. Graduates in this field will be a crucial asset to future environmental and health employers, ministries and international organizations. [+]
This program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to participate in the environmental community in areas such as federal and local environmental regulations, land use planning, soil and water conservation, coastal restoration, and agricultural management. [+]
The Environmental and Energy Management programme aims to give students a broadly based scientific understanding of the environment, recognizing the legislative, economic and political drivers for improvement in environmental performance and energy management in all types of organizations; prepare students for Professional Certifications in Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001) and in Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001); consider the complex ramifications which result from human exploitation of the environment, the management of energy and to meet the requirements of sustainable development; provide students with an in-depth knowledge on climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies; prepare students to develop knowledge on the concepts of low carbon economies, cyclic economy and smart cities. [+]
The Environmental and Energy Management programme aims to:Give students a broadly based scientific understanding of the environment, recognizing the legislative, economic and political drivers for improvement in environmental performance and energy management in all types of organisations Prepare students for Professional Certifications in Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001) and in Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001) Consider the complex ramifications which result from human exploitation of the environment, the management of energy and to meet the requirements of sustainable development. Provide students with an in-depth knowledge on climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies. Prepare students to develop knowledge on the concepts of low carbon economies, cyclic economy and smart cities. Career Prospects ... [-]
Our B.S. in Wildlife Management is designed so that graduates meet certification requirements for Associate Wildlife Biologist status as established by The Wildlife Society (TWS), the long established national organization of wildlife professionals. [+]
The Environmental Planning and Management (EPM) course provides the education needed to help us plan and manage a better future. [+]
There is an increasing need in modern conservation management for trained graduate ecologists with academic knowledge grounded in field experience and competent species identification skills. The BSc (Hons) in Ecology and Conservation Management degree programme employs a scientific approach to natural resource management, conservation and sustainability and has an overall theme of applied ecological science... [+]
This 3 year programme emphasises the practical knowledge and field skills needed in modern conservation science. [+]
Students will gain practical as well as theoretical knowledge covering all fields of green and new technologies and environmental analysis and monitoring. The students will have a solid understanding of environmental and analytical chemistry, ecology, and process engineering. The course will focus hands-on laboratory experience and skill-set based engineering project work. [+]
Bachelor of ScienceDuration
3.5 yearsProgram description
Students will gain practical as well as theoretical knowledge covering all fields of green and new technologies and environmental analysis and monitoring. The students will have a solid understanding of environmental and analytical chemistry, ecology, and process engineering. The course will focus hands-on laboratory experience and skill-set based engineering project work.Entry Requirements
- Completion of high school (12 or more years of education since primary school). Basic knowledge of English, mathematics, physics and chemistry.Career opportunities
Any laboratory based employment, such as laboratory technician/assistant. Any work in any environmental regulatory bodies, or government agencies. As a chemical engineer, or process engineer the prospective student will find work in industry in the planning, control and construction of processes. Also in industry the student may find work in quality control quality management Otherwise the student may find work as a chemical service, or sales engineer.... [-]
92% of UWTSD’s BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering & Environmental Management students were satisfied with their overall experience – NSS 2016. [+]
Top up your health and safety qualifications with this one year, part-time degree course. Accredited by IOSH and taught by experts in industry, the Health, Safety and Environmental Management degree can enhance your CV over a short period of time. [+]
Accredited by: IOSH
This is a one year top up degree (for those who hold a BA or BSc in Occupational / Health and Safety Management) for the Health and Safety Professional who wishes to gain further understanding, and academic qualifications, in these areas. Incorporated within this degree, is a dissertation where the student can focus on a particular area of personal or professional interest. The programme is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Health (IOSH).
Graduates from the course will be well prepared to go on to pursue careers in a wide range of organisations including local authority, manufacturing, construction, off-shore and insurance companies.... [-]
Study Environmental Management and the effective management of waste, energy, water, land and social issues. Accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. [+]
Accredited by: RICS CIWEM
Environmental matters are a key consideration for any company. Environmental management graduates understand the impact on the environment of construction and regeneration and the need for the effective management of waste, energy, land resources and social issues.
The programme is unique in providing you with an opportunity to focus on personal interests within a variety of specialisms, ranging from waste management, geographical information systems, contaminated land, social inclusion, enhancing the countryside, energy efficiency and transport policy.
You will have the opportunity to carry out a work placement in the UK or in Europe, as well as opportunities for industrial placements in India and America. The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).... [-]
This BSc program provides a theoretical background focusing on the sustainable use of natural resources and protection of the environment. Emphasis is given on the understanding of the interaction between components of the biosphere, agriculture, horticulture, and landscape design. Students will obtain a general overview about the economic and legal context of the environment. [+]