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BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management (top-up)

For 2018 start

Cornwall College Newquay LEVEL: 6 Marine & Natural Environment

This honours degree final year is designed for people with a strong interest in the environment who would like to develop their scientific skills and knowledge base.

You can progress to this one-year programme once you have successfully completed a science-related foundation degree or equivalent qualification.

As part of this programme you will study core modules in research methods, environmental impact assessment and Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

You will also design and carry out a research project in which you will investigate specific aspects of the environment. In addition to the core modules you choose two optional modules which allow you to specialise in your particular areas of interest.

The programme is assessed by a mixture of coursework, in-class tests and exams.

During your studies you will develop a range of practical and academic skills relevant to working in the environmental sector.

This programme will also provide you with an insight into the business world and the practices of organisations involved in environmental work.


Possible Progression (subject to availability) 

– Biological Science Research Masters at Newquay
– Masters-level programmes at other institutions
– PGCE or CertEd at St Austell, Saltash, Duchy Rosewarne or Duchy Stoke


Possible Careers

– Environmental Management
– Energy Management
– Sustainability Consultancy

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code: F9N2
  • Institution codes: CORN C78
Entry Requirements

240 credits with 120 at level 5 from a relevant Foundation Degree, HND, or equivalent in an appropriate subject.  All qualifications and subject grades will be considered on an individual basis.  HND qualifications may require additional bridging modules.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver Award


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Course Documents

BSc(Hons) Environmental Resource Management (Top up) (2017-18) updated Feb 2018


Indicative Module Year 1

- GIS & Environmental Impact Assessment - Project - Research Methods Options (choose two) - Environmental Investigation - Environmental Strategy & Marketing - Environmental Sustainability & Economics - Wildlife Crime

*Modules are subject to change and availability


BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management (top-up)

Start Date

September 2018




1 year full-time

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.

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If you are considering an undergraduate programme with us, you may wish to access our free Careers and Employability advice service. This gives you the opportunity to talk with an advisor about career options before, during and after your study with us. To make an appointment, please e-mail: H.E.Advice@cornwall.ac.uk

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