Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management

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Course Code: K19 Course Level: Postgraduate Subject Area: Environment and Development Course Qualification: Certificate This course is available for study in: Globally

What you will learn

This postgraduate programme has been established to meet the challenges of environmental management in the context of a changing world. It is designed to meet the needs of specialists, managers and the public for postgraduate-level environmental education. This certificate course provides an introduction to postgraduate study and represents the first level of course within this programme that also includes a diploma and MSc.

Everyday concerns of environmental protection, natural resour…

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Course Code: K19 Course Level: Postgraduate Subject Area: Environment and Development Course Qualification: Certificate This course is available for study in: Globally

What you will learn

This postgraduate programme has been established to meet the challenges of environmental management in the context of a changing world. It is designed to meet the needs of specialists, managers and the public for postgraduate-level environmental education. This certificate course provides an introduction to postgraduate study and represents the first level of course within this programme that also includes a diploma and MSc.

Everyday concerns of environmental protection, natural resource management and rapidly changing environmental legislation and policy are considered in global and local contexts. The modules teach the skills you need to unpack the issues and participate creatively in the process of improving environmental performance, in all sectors of society.

Whatever your background these courses will widen your knowledge of the environment and develop your skills in making informed decisions about environmental issues, whether at work, in your community or at home.

Read more detailed information about the learning outcomes, and how they are acquired through teaching, learning and assessment methods.

Time required and cost

To achieve the Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management you must gain 60 credits. The course typically takes one year to complete based on 12-16 hours of study each week.

For details on module cost please see the table at the bottom of this page.

NB: Prices and modules shown below are subject to change.

Career impact

Our environmental management programme is for people who are interested in designing, managing and participating in more effective environmental decision-making processes.

Students on our environmental management programme are drawn from industry, commerce, local government, consultancies, non-governmental organisations and communities. They include people already involved in environmental management and those who wish to be – both personally and professionally.

You can select modules that are most relevant to your interests and career aspirations as your study builds from postgraduate certificate through diploma to our MSc. This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to work in this expanding sector.

Key dates

Please see the tables shown at the bottom of this page.

Entry requirements

To study for this postgraduate certificate you must hold a bachelors degree from a UK university or other recognised degree-awarding body, or a course at equivalent level.

You should note that the University’s unique study rule applies to this course. This means that you must include at least 20 credits from OU modules that have not been counted in any other OU course that has previously been awarded to you.

You will also need to be proficient in English, to an IELTS standard of 6.0. If you are unsure you will be able to take a free English test as part of the registration process.

Classification of course

On successful completion of the required modules you can be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management entitling you to use the letters Pg Cert Env Mgmt (Open) after your name.

You can continue your studies and add 60 credits to your postgraduate certificate to gain a Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management and a further 60 credits to obtain an MSc in Environmental Management.

Credits

For information on Credits, click here.

Regulations

As a student of The Open University, you should be aware of the following regulations:

  • Student Regulations
  • Module Regulations
  • General Qualification Regulations
  • Postgraduate certificate in Environmental Management.

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