OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Environmental Management

The aim of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Environmental Management and Sustainability is to improve the skills and knowledge of the learners towards managing environmental and sustainability issues in an organization.

This renowned postgraduate qualification enables the learners to have an understanding of diverse topics which delivers core skills and competencies of the recent methodologies and technologies to tackle environmental challenges and expertise needed to reduce an organization’s carbon footprint.

Entry Requirements

Learners of this qualification are recommended to have

  • A relevant Level 6 qualification, which is generally an undergraduate degree or equal expertise in environmental management, sustainability or a similar sector

  • Expected to have 3 years of working experience in the industry


    English Requirements

    Demonstration of English language proficiency is required, if the learners are not from an English-speaking country.

    Who is this course for?

    This course is tailored to suit the learning requirements of passionate individuals for an environmental management career or professionals currently involved in environmental management roles and aiming to grow their expertise in sustainability practices.

    Learning Outcomes

    • In-depth knowledge of environmental regulations, policies, and local, national, and international level frameworks.

    • Insights into the major sustainability concepts and how they are related to economic growth and development.

    • Master the sustainable development principles and practices and pay attention to environmental and social aspects that help in growing the economy.

    • Accentuates Environmental Governance.

    • Broad knowledge of Environmental perception and public awareness.

    • Familiarity with Environmental Science and Financial Assessment..

    • Acquaintance of Eco-Management and Audit Schemes and the need for auditing.

    • Know the requirement for Environmental governance and develop the knowledge towards Environmental law, operations and UK regulatory framework .

    • Carryout environmental impact assessments derive the potential consequences of projects and control activities on ecosystems and communities.

    • Acquire skills to bring positive impacts within organization


    On the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), these OTHM Level 7 diplomas qualifications are comparable with the master’s degrees. However, they are shorter (120 credits) and learners have to go on to the dissertation phase with 60 credits (with a university partner) to finish their master’s programme.

    Career Opportunities

    By successfully completing this qualification, participants get exclusive access to numerous roles within the business structure, roles related to consultancy and prospects in the non-profit sector or government.

    Some of the roles are:

    • Environmental Consultant
    • Environmental manager
    • Environmental policy analyst and advocate
    • Environmental compliance auditor
    • Corporate sustainability executive
    • Sustainable development project manager
    What’s Next?

    Learners, upon their completion of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Environmental Management and Sustainability, can progress their growth within or future employment or they can grow their knowledge through further studies.

    This course is accredited by Ofqual and hence the learners are entitled to move to a Master’s top-up at a range of UK universities and abroad with advanced standing.


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