See your future in the Environment
Nurture a sustainable future
With the global push to be more sustainable, do less harm and alleviate the impact of flooding and pollution, both public and private sectors are opening up new roles for geography and environmental management graduates to apply knowledge and skills that can make a difference for our world.
As concern grows about climate change and the loss of biodiversity and whole ecosystems, now is the time to get to the heart of key environmental issues facing humans and our natural world. By choosing a degree based in environmental management, geography or wildlife conservation, you can engage with issues such as sustainability, biodiversity and inclusive urban planning.
Ways to save the planet
Mitigating the effects of climate change is essential for the survival of life as we know it and for preventing the extinction of many endangered species.
Explore the different ways a degree in wildlife conservation, geography or environmental management can help protect our environment.
Trending Environment Roles
Environmental managers and sustainability consultants have varied roles in both urban and rural environments, working to improve the impact of people or an organisation on the environment.
Environmental Health Officer
Environmental health and safety professionals work to improve public health by addressing risk factors, focusing on areas such as pollution, food supply, and living and working conditions.
Flood Management Specialist
River management is important to addressing environmental disasters caused by global climate change, such as flooding. The University of Salford's Geography and Environmental Management team have worked on sustainable river restoration and natural flood management projects for the River Irwell and other local rivers
Food Security Researcher
Food security geographers monitor the complex supply chains that keep supermarket shelves full and research the global market's effect on UK food prices.
Water Management Consultant
Human activities have a devastating impact on our oceans, marine life and marine habitats. Geographers and environmental professionals work to monitor the speed of rising sea levels, assess water quality, and manage and reduce ocean pollution.
Climate Change Careers
As the effects of climate change become more extreme, we need more environmental professionals to work to reduce the negative impact.
From renewable energy development to ocean management, there are interventions we can make now to lessen the impact in the future.
Explore some related roles and courses that can help to fight climate change.
Study the environment with Salford
At the University of Salford, we're passionate about bringing more skilled professionals into the environment sector. If you're ready to start a career tackling climate change and supporting ambitions to reach 'Net Zero', make Salford your next step.
We've developed an exciting range of career-focused degree courses that offer specialisms in environmental management, geography and wildlife conservation.
Be inspired by industry guest lectures and live projects. Visit impressive local projects that support sustainable futures. Experience industry-led teaching, delivered from our green campus just minutes from Manchester city centre. Learn practical skills to get to the heart of key environmental issues facing our society.
Come and explore how to gain knowledge and skills for a future career in the environment.
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