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MEnv, BSc Sustainability and Environmental Management (International)

Year 4

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:

- Demonstrate in-depth specialist knowledge of techniques relevant to sustainability and environmental management.
- Demonstrate an advanced understanding of concepts, theories and information informed by knowledge across, or in aspects at, the forefront of sustainability research.
- Exhibit competence in the exercise of generic and subject-specific intellectual abilities related to sustainability and environmental management.
- Take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and developing professional relationships with others.
- Be proactive and critically formulate ideas and hypotheses with respect to current issues and research in sustainability and environmental management research and evaluate these.

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:

- a practical and working understanding of the tools that are available in promoting sustainability;
- the skills required to conduct multi-disciplinary research;
- the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in government, NGO, industry or other area of professional practice;
- ability to evaluate their own achievement and that of others;
- self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;
- independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;
- critical engagement in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:

- demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;
- drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;
- evaluating received opinion;
- making sound judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.


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