In brief: Gain a broad, basic knowledge of environmental studies to prepare you for one of our courses in Environmental Management, Geography or Wildlife. Free field trip opportunities to develop and practice your field skills. Ideal if you’re returning to education or seeking to develop your career in a new direction. Part-time study option. This course will provide you with a strong foundation in environmental management, allowing you to develop your skills and progress onto one of our BSc (Hons) degree courses in Environment, Geography or Wildlife. It is ideal if you don’t meet the requirements for direct entry, but still wish to study for an Honours degree. This course may also be attractive if you are returning to higher education or if you wish to change career direction. During the Environmental Management Foundation Year you will study modules which will help to increase your knowledge and understanding of the social and natural sciences necessary for understanding contemporary environmental issues. You will also benefit from taking part in free field trip opportunities - usually to the Peak District and Lyme Park - where you will develop and practice your field skills.