Why study environmental management?
Environmental challenges, such as climate change and plastic waste, are big on the global agenda.
What’s more, the urgency surrounding these issues means that there is now a growing need for competent, qualified environmental managers.
As government bodies, organisations and communities place an increased focus on sustainability, your skills will stand you in good stead for many environmentally-focused careers.
Why UWE Bristol?
The BSc(Hons) Environmental Management will appeal to you if you’re passionate about the environment and want to make a difference in the world.
You’ll study the core environmental challenges affecting the world today, such as the impacts arising from climate change, rapid urbanisation and insecurities surrounding water, waste management and energy.
Explore the often-competing demands placed on global environments and trace the growth of environmentalism and green politics.
Learn about wide-ranging interventions, including policy and legislation, including those designed to make business and development activity more sustainable.
Unpick the science that lies behind key environmental challenges, and identify the stakeholders, tools and techniques needed for brokering and delivering positive, lasting change.
Bristol has a reputation as a global leader in sustainability and place leadership. Studying this course in Bristol has particular appeal, with the city working towards the One City Climate Strategy (2019-23).
Drawing on our strong links with employers, you’ll benefit from placements, live project briefs, site visits and guest lectures throughout.
There’s also a focus on the emerging discipline of environmental psychology, which means we’ll look closely at how peoples’ attitudes, relationships and behaviour can help, or act to frustrate, environmental action.
Building strong skills in research, data analysis, geographical information systems, project management and report writing, you’ll leave in a confident position to pursue your career.
Where can it take me?
With skills well suited to environmental consultancy, you could also go onto work with charities, NGOs or local government, or pursue sustainability or energy management-type positions.
For those keen to take their studies further, postgraduate study is another option, such as our MSc Environmental Management or MSc Sustainable Development in Practice.
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