About this course
This degree focuses on industry and is ideal if you're thinking of a career in environmental management or consultancy. It aims to produce skilled, highly employable environmental graduates that are capable of contributing to a green and sustainable economy. You'll take a work placement where you can put the skills you've learned into practice, and help start your career after graduation.
This course is based in our Centre for Environmental Sciences. It combines the core areas of environmental science with the concepts of business and management.
You'll learn about:
core environmental processes
the Earth's physical, biological and chemical systems
pollution and sustainability
environmental and business research methods
By combining the science with business, you can apply your management skills to environmental and sustainability issues. You'll also understand the social effects of scientific and numerical data.
As part of this course you can:
study specialist computing and geographical information systems
use specialist facilities including a purpose-built teaching lab
take field trips to local study sites
join our award-winning Enactus society
complete an independent research project for a business as part of your placement
This is a research-led course, which focuses on innovative teaching, and practical environmental and business skills. Key elements have been developed in partnership with the university's research groups, education teams and industry.
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
Download the programme specification
The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.