Environmental Science & Social Policy

University College Cork


Course Name Environmental Science & Social Policy
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ACE-DENVSP
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, Evening, Online, Blended
Location (Districts) Caherciveen, Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE 2020 TBC
Application Date


This programme is currently under review and will be open for applications from the end of June, please check back then to submit your application
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Expand+2 years part-time

This course is delivered through a blended learning approach in a number of locations. You can attend class or study online or both. Access to the online live recorded lectures and notes gives you the flexibility to study and/or ...

Course Fee €1,250 per academic year for UCC

€990 per academic year in Cahersiveen

There maybe additional costs paid directly by the student when attending fieldwork.

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
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+The Diploma in Environmental Science and Social Policy offers an interdisciplinary approach to the environment and issues related, either directly or indirectly, to our use of it. The course is designed to give you a broad knowledge and experience of...

Assessment Method There are no written examinations in this course. All work is continuously assessed. The course is evaluated through a combination of essays, a journal, case studies, oral presentation, poster presentation, field reports and a group research project.
Careers or Further Progression 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 environmental science and looking for direction to an area of specialisation.

Graduates of this course have found employment in the pharmachem sector, in local authorities, hold environmental, health and safety positions and have gone on to graduate with degrees in environmental science.
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Belinda Gascoigne
+353 21 4904700

Programme Administrator: Julianne Moynihan
021 490 4707
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