|| BSM6510 |
|| THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT CONTEXT |
|| 2001/2002 |
|| Dr Andrew Walker |
|| Available all semesters |
|| Exam || 1 hour essay + 4 short questions - total 2 hours || |
Module objectives / Learning outcomes
After studying this module you should be able to:
understand the process and techniques associated with Life Cycle Analysis
describe the Environmental Impact Assessment process
describe the European Community's Directive on Environmental Impact Assessment
understand how Environmental Impact Assessment fits into the UK's planning system
understand how environmental auditing, environmental management systems, EIAand LCA fit into the wider environmental management context of sustainable development.
to ensure that you have an understanding of the broader aspects of environmental management.
Aims and objectives
This module will provide you with an understanding of the relationship between environmental auditing and environmental management systems and other forms of environmental management. We shall concentrate on two of the best known environmental management tools, which are Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), a planning related tool, and Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), which focuses on the environmental impacts of products.