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Module Code: ENV311
Module Title: Environmental Management
Module Level: Level 3
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Health and Environmental Science
Pre-requisites: N/A
Environmental management is pivotal for the conservation of biodiversity, sustainable agriculture, avoidance, minimisation and mitigation of environmental impacts from human activity and planning. This module aims to provide an understanding of a range of environmental management approaches that are applicable to specific processes.
Learning outcomes 
A Demonstrate a sound understanding of the interaction of environments, economies and societies.

B Examine and interpret the drivers of environmental damage and how these affect EM practice.

C Be able to fully explain the fundamental tenets and function of environmental management in the public and private sector and across primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors.

D Apply environmental management systems approaches using a range of environmental management strategies and techniques for regulating the use of the environment.

E Assess risk related to different environments and settings.

F Analyse specific EM scenarios and use results to perform EM options development, technico-feasibility assessment, and options evaluation.

Method of teaching and learning 
Lectures, tutorials and site visit.

*Should the University decide to cancel or postpone the field trip due to unforeseen environmental and/or political circumstances, the Department will either plan an appropriate substitute activity to meet the intended learning outcomes of the trip or make necessary arrangements to organise the trip at a later time, as appropriate.
1. Principles of EM

2. Policy and strategy of EM

3. Techniques and methods of EM

4. EM and wastes

5. Case studies – EM across various sectors

6. Natural resources preservation and management

7. EM risk analysis

8. Application of an EM decision support system

9. Regional and Global EM

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     12    5  107  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Project 60.00
2 Presentation 20.00
3 Written Work 20.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/4/2020 6:13:18 AM