Professional development

Modules taught as part of the MSc courses may be taken as continued professional development (CPD).

Delegates may choose whether simply to join a module for the experience of the teaching or choose also to undertake assessment of their learning, and gain credits.

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Benefits of taking a module

Credits gained from passing modules may be accumulated and used later against a Certificate (four modules), Diploma (eight modules) or MSc (eight modules plus dissertation) qualification. All applications must be received no later than one week before the module commencement date. 

Passing the following modules: Life Cycle Approaches, Environmental Science and Society, Environment Law and Environmental Auditing and Management Systems allows delegates to become Associate members of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.

Training packages

Tailored training courses for both commercial and public sector organisations can be developed, for further information please contact our centre administrator Moira Foster, email: or by phone at +44 (0)1483 686675.

Module calendar

Professional development modules Date Price
October 2018 - January 2019
Environmental Science and Society (ENGM060) 1-5 October 2018 £1275
Corporate, Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENGM069) 15-19 October 2018 £1275
Foundations of Sustainable Development (ENGM064) 29 October - 2 November 2018 £1275
Life Cycle Thinking and the Circular Economy (ENGM058) 12 - 16 November 2018 £1275
Sustainable Development Applications (ENGM067) 3 - 7 December 2018 £1275
Transitions to a Low Carbon Economy (ENGM184) 7-11 January 2019 £1275
February - May 2019
Ecological Economics (ENGM059) 4-8 February 2019 £1275
Environmental Auditing and Management Systems (ENGM066) 18-22 February 2019 £1275
Life Cycle Assessment (ENGM253) 18-22 March 2019 £1275
Environmental Law (ENGM061) 29 April - 3 May 2019 £1275

Further information

For further information email and to book a place, please visit our online store.

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