Develop key skills such as data management and data science and the knowledge needed to solve environmental challenges, with our Environmental Management degree in Peterborough.
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If you’re passionate about the environment and sustainability, and want to make a difference, our undergraduate degree course is for you.
It’s designed to teach you the fundamentals of environmental science and give you practical skills in environmental data management.
Together, we’ll explore human impact on the environment and ways to manage these interactions sustainably, as well as learning various aspects of data processing and interpretation including remote sensing.
You’ll enjoy a hands-on, project-based learning experience from day one. Through individual and group work, you’ll use your knowledge to address environmental problems in industry – and society in general.
As a student at ARU Peterborough, you’ll cover topics such as global environment-related challenges, environmental science and monitoring, environmental management concepts, environmental policy, legislation and regulation and environmental health and safety.
In particular, we focus on developing problem-solving skills and strategies for addressing environmental challenges that are needed in a broad range of fields, such as the production and manufacturing industry, consulting, management, environmental protection, local and central government, the media, international organisations, teaching, research and academia.
Throughout the course you’ll find there’s an emphasis on developing important transferable skills. These include the design and implementation of environment-focused assessments, data science and management skills for problem solving, project management, and professional report writing. You can also choose to enhance your employability even further with an optional placement year in industry.
Environmental Management at ARU Peterborough
This is just one of the Environmental Management degrees that we offer in Peterborough. You can also choose to study our foundation degree in Environmental Management.
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Our Environmental Management degree will prepare you to work in many sectors, analysing and addressing environmental issues and challenges.
As a graduate, you’ll be ready to work as a consultant, analyst or strategist in environment-focused organisations, but also in industries ranging from manufacturing and food processing, to construction and engineering. Or you may choose to work for yourself, given the opportunities in data science.
Meanwhile your problem-solving, numerical and analytical skills will be attractive to employers in industries such as IT, finance and retail.
We work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge and skills they need. They help us review what we teach and how we teach it – and they can offer hands-on, practical opportunities to learn through work-based projects, internships or placements.
Our free Employability Service will help you take practical steps to follow your chosen career path, secure jobs and work experience, or even start your own business.
You might decide to stay at ARU and study for a Masters. We’re planning a range of postgraduate degrees at ARU Peterborough, and there is a selection of existing courses in Cambridge and Chelmsford.
To help you stand out when competing for a job after you graduate, we've developed the ARU Graduate Capitals. This is a set of six attributes, valued by employers and industry, that we integrate into our courses and help you develop, so you’ll have life-long career-skills.
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You have the option to take a placement year as part of this course. It’s a great chance to get hands-on experience in the industry you want to work in.Your guide to placements