Faculty of Science and Engineering

NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management (part-time)

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What you'll study

Attendance is one evening each week plus three block weeks in each year from September to May. Assessment is by means of one workplace-based assignment and one written examination held in June.

First year

* Modules are subject to availability

The Specialist Diploma covers three major subject areas

  • Module A: Management of Environmental Risk

    This module follows the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma syllabus. Topics covered include principles of environmental risk management, control strategies for environmental risk and the range of environmental audit systems.

  • Module B: Legal and Organisational Factors

    This module follows the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma syllabus. Topics covered include the environmental legislative framework, enforcement of environmental law, and civil liability.

  • Module C: Control Measures for Environmental Risks

    This module follows the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma syllabus. Topics covered include solid and liquid wastes, gaseous and particulate releases to atmosphere, water pollution, noise and nuisance and classification and protection of the countryside.

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More about this course

This one year part-time  Environmental Diploma, is ideal for students wishing to reinforce or further a career in the exciting and rapidly developing area of Environmental Management. The programme will enable you to demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge and understanding in the field.

The University is accredited by NEBOSH, the globally leading examination board for health, safety and environmental qualifications to deliver the Diploma. The Environmental Diploma forms the third year of the four year BSc(hons) in Safety and Environmental Management and enrolling on the Diploma means you will also be enrolled on the BSc! Progress through the course is flexible, allowing you to leave at the appropriate point if your wish is to attain the NEBOSH  Environmental Diploma. Alternatively, you can continue your studies and add the BSc qualification to your diploma.

Our expert teaching staff will provide you with a highly valued professional qualification for practitioners in the field.

Our teaching staff

Excellent job prospects - 94% of our students are in work or study six months after graduating. (HESA 2017)

Be inspired by leaders in the field including members of the team that gave the world LCD displays

Cutting edge facilities include synthesis laboratories, a state-of-the-art microscopy suite, NMR, microfluidic fabrication facilities and mass spectrometry facilities.

Industry links include projects with AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, RB (formerly Reckitt-Benckiser), Schlumberger and Unilever.

Entry requirements

Applicants would normally hold the NEBOSH Health and Safety Diploma or an equivalent qualification leading to membership of IOSH.

Candidates with a level 3 health and safety qualification (e.g. the NEBOSH certificate or equivalent) and a suitable higher education qualification can also be considered. Please include a CV and copies of certificates when applying for a place.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

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Fees and funding

  • National Diploma in Environmental Management: £3,207

Future Prospects

This programme equips you with the skills and competence to promote and improve environmental performance in the workplace.

The programme leads to a professional qualification that satisfies the requirements for non-chartered membership of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (MCIWEM) and specialist membership of International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (SIIRSM).

Holding the BSc degree qualification in addition to the Environmental Diploma will enhance your employment prospects in this challenging and developing profession.