Online Environmental Studies Course

CMI Communications & Management Institute

Program Description

Online Environmental Studies Course

CMI Communications & Management Institute

The Online Environmental Studies course is ideal for newcomers to study of the environment and this course is open to people with various backrgounds. It is also suited to individuals working or intending to work in this growing area throughout the UK or abroad and for employees of organisations intending to devise and implement an environment strategy.

The environment is the burning issue of the 21 century and is now a significant growth area for employment. Large and small organisations are now investing sums of money to meet the stringent environmental laws imposed on them and it is clear looks set to expand. Now more than ever is the time to get a qualification in Environmental Management.

Students who feel they have the required level of experience and ability, can effectively by pass this introductory course and achieve direct entry to the NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management . If you wish to gain an industry qualification as an environmental manager, then you may consider applying directly online for the Nebosh Diploma. On the other hand, if you only wish to do an entry level foundation course, then the Environmental Studies certificate course is for you.

Course Aims

You will learn how to address the causes and put forward solutions to contemporary environmental problems; Analyse current regulation and legislation – internationally, regionally and nationally – to address environmental issues; Independently respond to issues arising from the environment, Understand key practices of environmental management and the processes involved in their implementation.

You will learn about the earths natural resources, examine the relationship between population and the environment, define sustainable development and Agenda 21, explore the greenhouse effect and understand the difference between conservation and preservation. You will also examine UK Law and Regulation, Ethics and the keys areas of an Environmental Impact Assessment. The course also provides you with the ability to implement current best practices of environmental management and is an excellent preparation for the NEBOSH Environmental Management Diploma which is also offered by CMI.

You will also examine the environment in relation to Law and Regulation, Ethics and the how to devise an Environmental Impact Assessment. Students will be able to debate international protocol, regulation and legislation that guide the resolution of these issues. This Environmental Studies course will provide you with the ability to implement current best practices of environmental management.

  • Award: Environmental Studies
  • Award Body: CMI and QQI

The fee for this programme is £ 885. The fee includes all tuition, registration, assessment and online notes. Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of £300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement. Terms & Conditions apply.

  • Start: 27 APR 2015, Full set of notes. FULL Tutor Support
  • End: JULY 2015 & Project Submission

Places are limited for this programme. This course is open to people from any educational background and with various levels of work experience. If you are anxious about your eligibility, please contact CMI and a representative will be more than happy to help you chose the right course for you.

Environmental Course Assessment The assessment is in the form of a project (50% of marks) and a 3 hour exam (50% of marks).


Upon completion of the course, students may wish to pursue a degree in the subject. Career paths open to current graduates include: hydrologist, environmental planning, green investment planning, environmental ecologist, ecological modeler, environmental chemist, conservation scientist, forester, atmospheric scientist or geoscientist. Many of these jobs are with government agencies, while others are with private firms and nonprofit organisations.

Can I progress on to do a Diploma in Environmental Management?

Yes CMI offer all graduates of this course progression on to do a NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management.

Am I qualified to be an environmental manager after this course?

You will be qualified do be an environmental manager after completing the Nebosh Diploma. The environmental studies provides you with a solid foundation in the subject, but it is not enough on its own to allow you to become an environmental manager.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 25, 2016
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This course is Online
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10 weeks
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855 GBP
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