Environmental Management (E79)
The Open University
Key Course Facts
If you’re interested in designing and participating in effective environmental management, this diploma is for you. It’s suitable for a wide range of contexts, from government, commerce and industry to voluntary, local and community organisations. You will consider the everyday concerns of environmental protection, natural resource management and rapidly changing environmental legislation and policy, in global and local contexts – gaining the skills you need to unpack the issues and play an active and creative role in the process of improving environmental performance, in all sectors of society.
Key features of the course
Designed to help you meet the challenges of environmental management in the context of sustainable development.
Develops your ability to make informed decisions about environmental issues, whether at work, in your community or at home.
The opportunity to top up to the MSc in Environmental Management in just one more year.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Environmental Management (E79), PgDip, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
You should normally hold a bachelors degree in a science or engineering discipline from a UK university, or the equivalent. If you do not have a technical degree you will need to be adequately prepared for postgraduate study in this area. You will be required to write technical essays and reports at a high level, carry out calculations using logarithms and the exponential function, analyse numerical data, and understand and apply scientific principles in relation to chemical reactions, biological processes and energy conversion.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
Positions of The Open University in top UK and global rankings.
About The Open University
The Open University was established in 1969 in Milton Keynes, and is the largest university in the UK for undergraduate education. The OU is among the most prestigious distance-learning institutions in the United Kingdom, enjoying numerous awards and accreditations, including Triple Crown status for their Business School.
Student composition of The Open University
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Rural Business Management HNC||Scotland's Rural College University||65%||5%||15%||£7500||£15000||119||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Rural Enterprise Management HND||University of Wales||67%||6%||30%||£9000||£13500||68||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Business HND||University of the Highlands and Islands||93%||0%||25%||£6915||£7230||100||Inverness||On campus Full-time|
|Animal Management (Livestock Technology) DipHE||Writtle University College||-||10%||20%||£9250||£12699||107||Chelmsford||On campus Full-time|
|Animal Management (Pet Behaviour and Welfare) DipHE||Writtle University College||-||10%||20%||£9250||£12699||107||Chelmsford||On campus Full-time|
|Animal Management (Equine Management) HND||Reaseheath College||54%||0%||11%||£9250||£12000||-||Nantwich||On campus Full-time|
|Equine Performance and Business Management DipHE||Writtle University College||-||10%||20%||£9250||£12699||107||Chelmsford||On campus Full-time|
|Animal Management (Zoo Management) DipHE||Writtle University College||-||10%||20%||£9250||£12699||107||Chelmsford||On campus Full-time|
|Business HND||West Herts College||-||15%||10%||£6165||-||87||Watford||On campus Full-time|
|Business and Management BA (Hons)||Colchester Institute||-||0%||15%||£8250||£8250||-||Colchester||On campus Full-time|