Freshwater - Quality Monitoring & Assessment

University College Cork


Course Name Freshwater - Quality Monitoring & Assessment
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDFQM
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE: September 13 2021
Application Date

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Duration 2 Years Part-time
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €4,760 (€2,380 Year 1; €2,380 Year 2) .

The Non-EU fee for this course is €9,260 (excluding GEMS/Water nominated students from developing countries); GEMS/Water nominated students from developing countries Fee is €1,000 (€500 Year 1, €500 year 2).
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates must have a BSc in Environmental Science or cognate discipline; or a relevant professional qualification; or a portfolio of work and experience in the area of freshwater quality monitoring.
Under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), candi...


Expand+Course Practicalities
Teaching will be on-line with each module running for 16 weeks (10 credits) or 8 weeks (5 credits), with the exception of the one-week, full-time optional field module (optional). Students are expected to spend approximately 15...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
This United Nations (UN) Environment affiliated postgraduate diploma will provide existing or future water professionals with the necessary knowledge to design and implement freshwater quality monitoring and assessment programmes. The...

Subjects Taught Modules

Further details on the modules listed above can be found in our book of modules. Any modules listed above are indicative of the current set of modules for this course but are subject to change from year to year.

University Calendar

You can find the full academic content for the current year of any given course in our University Calendar.
Careers or Further Progression

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What can I do after I graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Freshwater Quality Monitoring and Assessment?
Design and implement freshwater quality monitoring programmes in rivers, lakes and groundwaters; produce an a...

Further Enquiries Dr Lucia Hermida Gonzalez
+353 21 4205275
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