Alternative Methods for Freshwater Quality Monitoring

University College Cork


Course Name Alternative Methods for Freshwater Quality Monitoring
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code EV6017
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date Friday 4 October 2019
Application Date Closing Date 15th July 2019
Non-EU Closing Date 15th July 2019

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form below and submit with the relevant documents to:

CPD Coordinator, GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre, Environmental Research Institute, Cork

OR via email at
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Duration 12 weeks,

Additional Teaching Mode Information
36hr(s) Directed Study (Online self-directed learning); 12hr(s) Directed Study (Online moderated activities); 12 x 1hr(s) Directed Study (Reading).
Course Fee The fee for this module is €400. Applicants from low income countries that are part of the GEMS/Water programme should contact for information about fee concessions. The fee for Non-EU applicants is €800
Entry Requirements

Expand+A BSc in Environmental Science or similar subject; or a relevant professional qualification; or a portfolio of work and experience in the area of water quality monitoring. Candidates who do not hold a BSc will be judged on a case-by-case basis as to ...

Course Content

Water quality has traditionally been assessed on the basis of physical and chemical measurements but numerous alternative approaches based on the flora and fauna of surface waters have also been proposed. The main approaches used in biologic...

Assessment Method Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (2MCQ tests 50 marks each (100 marks))
Number of Credits 5
Further Enquiries Deborah Chapman
+353 (0)21 4205271


Aoife Nagle
+353 (0)21 420 5276
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