HNC Wastes Management

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Distance Learning

Module Titles

Level 4:

  • Principles of Waste Management
  • Concepts of Environmental Science
  • Managing Skills for the Resource Industry
  • Managing Legal Issues in the Cleaning & Wastes Industry

Level 5:

  • Principles of Circular Economy
  • Resource Recovery Techniques
  • Land Contamination & Disposal
  • Environmental Law

All Modules are 20 credits


Please see the Fees and Funding section at the following link: Northampton University Fees & Funding Information 2016

Start Dates

September, January & April


Typically 3 to 4 years (Distance Learning)

Entry Requirements

Due to the vocational nature of the study programme, entry requirements are flexible, but typically will include five GCSEs/O levels and one A-level or equivalent and satisfactory evidence of suitability gained through prior work based or experiential learning. As well as general entry requirements, applicants will need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

How to Apply

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Contact Details

General Enquiries
The University of Northampton
Boughton Green Road
United Kingdom

UK & EU Tel: 0300 303 2772

International Tel: 0044 1604 892134 


International Email:

Course Enquiries:

Contact: Louise Maxwell

The University of Northampton
St Georges Avenue
United Kingdom


UK & EU Tel: 01604 893363

International Tel: 0044 1604 893363

Course Enquiry Email:



While studying for this course, you will be eligible to apply for Student Membership of CIWM

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to apply for Graduate Membership of CIWM

With the relevant industry experience, you will be eligible to apply to become an Associate Member (Assoc MCIWM) of CIWM