36 months
2715 GBP/year
2715 GBP/year
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In the past few decades the importance of environmental management has continually risen on the agenda of both private and public organisations due to the increasing environmental crises that the world is facing.  Earn a Sustainability and Environmental Management (Online) degree at University of Derby.

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The Sustainability and Environmental Management (Online) degree is offered at University of Derby .

As the scope of what is covered by environmental management broadens, by extension the skills environmental practitioners and managers are expected to have now includes social and financial skill sets such as corporate governance, making environmental business cases, communication and reporting, sustainable value chain and sustainable business management among others.

Following this shift in the sector, the need to acquire sustainability skills and training for environmental management practitioners has never been so important.


Upon completion of this programme, you will be equipped with the skills needed to improve the culture of sustainability within your organisation. Additionally, through enhancing your communication, employability and digital skills, you will be well placed to perform better in your current role, seek a promotion or secure a new job.

If you wish to further your studies, you may choose to progress onto a PhD or other research degree in environmental management or sustainability within the university or elsewhere.


This programme is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)

Programme Structure


  • International Environmental Policy and Law
  • Sustainable Business Management
  • Tools for delivering sustainable solutions to Environmental Problems
  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Global Resource Management
  • Low Carbon Energy Management
  • Pollution Assessment and Remediation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will normally need an undergraduate degree (minimum 2:2). A science or related degree is preferred but a range of degrees will be considered.
  • If you don’t have this qualification but do have extensive and relevant work experience at an appropriate level, we welcome your application.
  • You must provide a CV detailing your academic and work experience and a reference from your workplace or the institution where you undertook your previous study. This information should be included as part of your online application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2715 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8145 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    2715 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8145 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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