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CIE Level 5 Diploma in Environmental Science

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Are you interested in learning about the environment? This CIE Level 4 and 5 Diploma in Environmental Science will teach you all you need to know about environmental science!

  • Accredited level 4 and 5 Diploma in Environmental Studies.
  • Achieve up to 240 learning credits which can be used towards future studies.
  • Learn more about evolution, different environments, botany, and animals.
This course is only available to study online.

Course overview

Our CIE Level 4 and 5 Diploma in Environmental Studies will help you to start working towards your dream career!

During your course, you’ll explore topics such as the botanical evolutionary process, extreme environments, pollution, and zoology.

It is ideal for:

  • Students who want to develop their environmental studies knowledge.
  • Those aspiring to work or progress their career in the environmental industry.

Future career options:

  • Water quality scientist
  • Amenity horticulturist
  • Waste management officer
  • Commercial horticulturist
  • Sustainability consultant
  • Environment consultant
  • Recycling officer
  • Minerals surveyor
  • Environmental education officer
  • Nature conversation officer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Environmental manager



Course Duration

Up to two years.

Course Outcome

You will receive a CIE Level 4 and 5 Diploma in Environmental Studies awarded by CIE Global. You can also achieve up to 240 learning credits which can be put towards future studies.

Entry Requirements

Students must hold a level 3 diploma or an A Level qualification (or higher) before enrolling on this diploma.


Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Extra info


This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking.

Course duration

You may start at any time and have a full two years to complete your studies. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study method

This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received online. You will also get tutor support by email.

Course outcomes

On completion of this course, you will receive both CIE Level 4 and Level 5 Diplomas in Environmental Studies awarded by CIE Global.

You will also achieve up to 240 learning credits which can be used towards future studies. This course can be used to help you secure a place on a level 6 degree or diploma.

Please note, university entry requirements can differ, so we recommend that you consult with your preferred universities to check that they will allow you to study with them after completing this course.

Awarding body

This course is awarded by CIE Global. CIE (Centre for Interactive Education) is an innovative awarding organisation in the UK. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.

The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.


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