Environment Sustainability and Climate

University College Cork


Course Name Environment Sustainability and Climate
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ACE-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 START DATE September 2022
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 26 August 2022

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

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Expand+2 years part-time online


Lectures will be delivered entirely online via UCC’s Canvas virtual learning environment. Lectures will be delivered using a blended online approach with pre-recorded material released on a weekly basis prior ...

Course Fee

Expand+€1,500 per academic year

A limited number of places for year 1 of this course only are available under the Springboard+ initiative which provides fee subsidies of 90-100% for eligible applicants. Successful candidates will graduate with a level...

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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 ...

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 Cli...

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

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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...

Further Enquiries For Academic Queries and Course Content Queries please contact the Programme Coordinators

Online programme: Samantha Sullivan, ssullivan@ucc.ie.
Skellig Cri Outreach centre: Belinda Gascoigne, belinda.gascoigne@ucc.ie.

If you require further assistance with your online application please contact the Programme Administrator Julianne Moynihan at j.moynihan@ucc.ie.
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