Would you like to help shape the connection between business, society and science in the direction of sustainable change? And take responsibility in a new age of sustainable management? Then the Environmental Management (B.Sc.) study programme is just right for you! It prepares you professionally for your tasks at the interface between business, economics and ecology.
You can study the programme B.Sc. Umweltmanagement at the following locations:
Description of the programme
At the beginning of your studies, you acquire the basics of mathematics and natural science in the field of environmental sciences. This provides you with the basis for integrating economic activities into the laws of nature. In the ecology module group, you will deal with life cycle assessments, circular economy, complex systems (aquatic, terrestrial and atmospheric ecosystems as well as the connection between ecosystems and biodiversity), geoecology, toxicology, sustainable energy systems and climate change.
In the field of economics, you will gain insights into economic and environmental policy aspects as well as international environmental law.
You learn more about global resources and material flows. You learn about the function of a company and how it is managed. Modules in strategic controlling, risk management and corporate management prepare you for your future tasks; practical management methods round off your profile.
round off your profile.
Practical relevance: In the 5th semester, you have to complete a business case study, a task set by a company and solved in groups under the intensive supervision of your lecturers. With your Bachelor's thesis in a relevant company or research institute, you apply and deepen the practical experience you have gained here.
Why enrolling in this programme?
Career prospects: Experts who work at the interfaces of ecology, sustainability and business are in demand to make a future-oriented and competitive industry possible. After successfully completing your studies, you will support companies and organisations in the following areas:
- Sustainable business: assessing business activities in terms of their environmental impact; you will work in companies, consultancy offices or in research.
- Recycling and waste management, biodegradability, circular economy in the manufacturing and processing industry
- Nature and landscape conservation, biodiversity promotion, spatial planning in public authorities, environmental offices, nature conservation centres, spatial planning and possibly engineering offices.
Accreditations & awards
All study programmes at the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg are accredited before they start for the first time and then regularly checked for conformity with the regulations. This ensures that they meet the quality standards of the Accreditation Council Foundation. The accreditation system in Germany provides for higher education institutions to have either individual study programmes (so-called programme accreditation) or the internal quality assurance system of the higher education institution (so-called system accreditation) accredited. The FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) accreditation of the study programmes of the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg guarantees the equivalence of corresponding study and examination achievements as well as degrees and enables student mobility within the scope of German law and the Lisbon Convention. Studying at the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg guarantees you a degree that meets all the requirements of the German accreditation system and the quality standards in the European Higher Education Area.