Corporate Environmental Management - 2017/8

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 7

Final award and programme/pathway title

MSc Corporate Environmental Management

Subsidary award(s)

Award Title
PGDip Corporate Environmental Management
PGCert Corporate Environmental Management

Professional recognition

Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time PFG61005 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits
Part-time PFG61006 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits

JACs code

H220, H220

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences - Centre for Environment & Sustainability

Programme Leader

MORSE S Prof (CES)

Date of production/revision of spec

11/09/2017

Educational aims of the programme

Provide participants with a solid grounding in the sustainable development debate from the wide-range of perspectives, i.e. business groups, environmentalists, government agencies, development institutions, etc.

Equip participants to evaluate existing political, socio-economic, ethical, cultural and regulatory frameworks to inform decisions regarding environmental practice

Equip participants to develop a sensitive business practice towards environmental and social issues

To equip students with the necessary skills for critical inquiry related to environmental issues in organisations and industries

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Intra and inter-organisational contexts in which corporate environmental strategies are developed K
Concepts of sustainable development and their usefulness to business ethics K
Evolving regulatory and policy framework as part of engendering an anticipatory view of environmental management K
knowledge of a range of corporate environmental management strategies and control mechanisms K
Accessing and using environmental data K
Absorb complex environmental information and communicate them effectively through logically constructed arguments C
Creatively formulate new ideas C
Learn the value of teamwork to solve problems that require multi-disciplinary engagement C
Independent learning and study through self-directed assignments and dissertation C
Critical reading and analysis of environmental policy and regulation C
Inductive reasoning: using specific examples/observations and forming a more general principal C
Deductive reasoning: use stated general premise to reason about specific examples C
Comprehend how corporations build, implement and maintain an Environmental Management System (EMS) P
To perform an EMS Audit according to the ISO standards P
Give coherent presentations P
Lead discussions on complex subject areas P
See the other side of the argument given that there are varying and often conflicting perspectives in the environment field P
Competently handle environment information P
Self-motivation, self-regulation and self-assurance P
Acquire knowledge and skills to prepare and deliver a structured and successful presentation T
Write effectively as a means of communicating important ideas T
communication of findings and presentation of research to a non-specialist audience T
Lead discussion of small/large groups T
Organise and manage a research project T
Basic to advanced IT skills, depending on type of electives and dissertation topic T
Willingness to learn T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Master's Degree programme is studied full-time over one academic year, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)

Part-time

This Master's Degree programme is studied part-time over three to five years, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7. All modules are worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Year 1 - FHEQ Level 7

Optional modules for Year 1 - FHEQ Level 7

Students are to take three optional modules from ENGM060 , ENGM058, ENGM184, ENGM067, ENGM059, PSYM067, ENGM253, ENGM063, (ENGM198, ENGM199, ENGM205, ENGM279, ENGM206, ENGM203, ENGM201, ENGM280, ENGM240 and ENGM200), with no more than two from the latter 10 modules in brackets as these are modules run at City University as part of the programme)

Unstructured (3-5 years) - FHEQ Level 7

Optional modules for Unstructured (3-5 years) - FHEQ Level 7

Students are to take three optional modules from ENGM060 , ENGM058, ENGM184, ENGM067, ENGM059, PSYM067, ENGM253, ENGM063, (ENGM198, ENGM199, ENGM205, ENGM279, ENGM206, ENGM203, ENGM201, ENGM280, ENGM240 and ENGM200), with no more than two from the latter 10 modules in brackets as these are modules run at City University as part of the programme)

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.