Diploma in Environmental and Sustainability Management

The aim of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Environmental and Sustainability Management is to enhance learners’ comprehension of current sustainability issues, environmental management, and the integration of ESG principles in policies, theories, and practical applications.

What next?

Learner will be familiar with key international agreements currently driving the sustainability agenda and will understand how aspects of leadership and culture impact change. Achieving this qualification will enable learners to pursue diverse career opportunities in business strategy, and consulting, as well as positions within the non-profit sector or governmental agencies.

What are the entry requirements?

The learners for this qualification should have:

  • Relevant Level 6 qualification. An Honours degree (or equivalent) from an accredited institution.
  • Applicants should have at least 3 years of professional experience in the relevant field.
  • Learners should be 21 years or older when beginning the course.

Units Covered

The program comprises both Mandatory and Optional Units. The Mandatory units are designed to ensure that every student attains a solid understanding of environmental and sustainability issues concerning management and acquire the necessary vocabulary to engage in informed discussions with professionals. Optional units provide students with the opportunity to delve deeper into specific areas of environmental and sustainability topics based on their individual interests.

Mandatory Units

  • Fundamentals of Sustainability (20 Credits)
  • Environmental Science and Energy Transition (20 Credits)
  • Environmental Management in Organisations (20 Credits)
  • Research Methods (20 Credits)

Optional Units

  • Delivering Transformational Change (20 Credits)
  • Advanced Principles of Net Zero (20 Credits)
  • Environmental Politics and Policies (20 Credits)
  • Sustainable Finance (20 Credits)
  • Sustainability as a Business Strategy (20 Credits)

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    The OTHM Level 7 diplomas within the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) hold an equivalent status to master’s degrees. Nevertheless, these diplomas are more condensed, comprising 120 credits. Learners are required to advance to the dissertation phase (consisting of 60 credits) with a university to complete the full master’s program.

    How is the Progression assessed?

    Progress can be made in an array after successfully completing Level 7 Diploma in Environmental and Sustainability Management. As you complete this qualification, you will:

    • Progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study.
    • Learners have the opportunity to seamlessly transition into Master’s top-up programs with enhanced standing at numerous universities in the UK and abroad countries like Canada/USA etc.

    Can make a direct entry into relevant master’s degree programmers.