Environment Sustainability and Climate

University College Cork


Course Name Environment Sustainability and Climate
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code DEVSC
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake September 2021
Start Date 16th September 2021
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 27th August 2021

During your online application you will be required to upload the following documents:

Birth Cert or Passport
Passport Photograph
English Language Test Report [if applicable]

NOTE: Once you have selected your...

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Duration 2 years part-time online
Course Fee €1,500 per academic year

Students who are registered on this programme are eligible to apply for the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students. Eligibility criteria applies. For more information see https://www.ucc.ie/en/finaidpt
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Entry Requirements

Expand+The programme will be taken part-time over a two-year period
Candidates must be at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application

Leaving Certificate (or equivalent qualification)/FETAC Level 5 qualification

Candidates who do no...


Expand+Students applying from the Skellig Coast region please contact the Course Co-ordinator, Belinda Gascoigne prior to applying at belinda.gascoigne@ucc.ie

Lectures will be delivered entirely online via UCC’s Canvas virtual learning environ...

Course Content

Expand+Adult Continuing Education (ACE) at UCC is delighted to offer this revised course (formerly the Diploma in Environmental Science and Social Policy) as an innovative Diploma based in UCC campus, at outreach and online.

Today's world is one which is...

Subjects Taught

Expand+This is an interdisciplinary programme across both science and social studies and links the UN SDGs across all its teaching.

Students will complete 30 credits as follows in Year 1:
Introduction to Earth Science (10 credits)
Perspectives on Clima...

Assessment Method All work is continuously assessed. The course is evaluated through a combination of essays, journal reviews, case studies, oral presentation, poster presentation, field reports, practicals and a group research project.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+This course is aimed at people returning to education, people with an existing qualification and seeking to broaden their knowledge of environmental and social issues, people starting out in a career in and looking for direction to an area of special...

Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Belinda Gascoigne
+353 21 4904700

Programme Administrator: Julianne Moynihan
021 490 4707
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