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Environmental Studies

The Open University UK

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24 months
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6192 GBP/year
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About

This Diploma of Higher Education in Environmental Studies at The Open University UK combines the social and natural sciences to provide you with both knowledge of the societal (social, political, economic, cultural and ethical) and the biophysical (geological, physical, ecological) dimensions.

Overview

Climate change, biodiversity loss, resource depletion: environmental issues are posing challenges to people and ecosystems across the planet.

Key features of the Diploma of Higher Education in Environmental Studies at The Open University UK

  • Develop the core knowledge and skills necessary to understand the complexity and controversies behind key environmental issues
  • Combine a thorough interdisciplinary grounding in environmental change with a distinctive social science approach to environmental issues
  • Gain the ability to interpret, analyse, and critically evaluate quantitative and qualitative evidence  
  • Enhance your employability by learning how to work between the social and natural sciences

Career relevance

A diploma in environmental studies can lead to employment across the public, private and voluntary sectors. Businesses, public sector organisations and other employers increasingly have to deal with environment-related issues, making this course relevant to a wide range of professions including:

  • civil or diplomatic service
  • environmental education
  • environmental consultancy
  • environmental health
  • environmental management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environment: journeys through a changing world
  • Investigating the social world 
  • Environment: sharing a dynamic planet 
  • Environment and society 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General 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.
  • This qualification begins with the module Environment: journeys through a changing world (U116) which offers a great deal of help with study skills, such as taking notes, writing essays and basic scientific expressions to build a solid foundation for further study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

At current prices, the total cost of your qualification would be £12,384

Funding

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