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Diploma of Higher Education in Environmental Management and Technology, Bachelor

Diploma of Higher Education in Environmental Management and Technology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
This interdisciplinary Diploma of Higher Education in Environmental Management and Technology at The Open University UK explores how our activities influence the natural and built environments; how they influence what we do; and how we can design and adapt what we do to minimise excessive fossil fuel use, pollution and resource depletion.

About

Key features of the Diploma of Higher Education in Environmental Management and Technology Diploma of Higher Education in Environmental Management and Technology at The Open University UK

  • Provides the knowledge and skills to manage environmental challenges more sustainably
  • Combines aspects of science, management, technology and social science
  • Develops your analytical, interpretive and creative thinking skills

Learning outcomes, teaching and assessment

This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:

  • Knowledge and understanding
  • Cognitive skills
  • Practical and professional skills
  • Key skills

The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You’ll be supported throughout by the OU’s unique style of teaching and assessment – which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; e-learning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.

Skills for career development

This diploma course develops breadth and depth of understanding in scientific, technical and management aspects of environmental problems. You’ll also begin to tackle complex issues and collect, analyse and interpret complex quantitative and qualitative data. You’ll gain practical skills in problem solving, project work, digital literacy, communication, and interdisciplinary team work. Together these skills are highly valued by employers.

Career relevance

The broad and specialist skills developed by this diploma are particularly in demand by government and regulatory bodies, the private sector, consultancies and conservation organisations, in areas such as:

  • environmental management
  • environmental policy
  • environmental consultancy
  • local, national and international governmental agencies
  • nature conservation
  • information systems
  • civil or diplomatic service
  • overseas development
  • journalism
  • research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      Part time – 4 years Full time – 2 years Time limit – 12 years

  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Environment: journeys through a changing world 
  • Science: concepts and practice 
  • Energy and sustainability 
  • Environmental management
  • Environmental science
  • Environment: sharing a dynamic planet

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

At The Open University we believe education should be open to all, so we provide a high-quality university education to anyone who wishes to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    5856 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5856 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    5856 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5856 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Our current fee for 120 credits – which is equivalent to a year's full-time study – is £5,856

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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