|| BSM6510 |
|| THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT CONTEXT |
|| 2004/2005 |
|| Dr Andrew G Walker |
|| Available all semesters |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam|| 1 hour essay + 4 short questions - total 2 hours || |
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this module students should be able to:
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.
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.
This module is at CQFW Level 7