Environmental Science & Social Policy

University College Cork


Course Name Environmental Science & Social Policy
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code 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, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Caherciveen, Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2019
Application Date Closing Date: 30th August 2019
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Duration 2 years. Part-Time,

This course is delivered through blended learning.
UCC : one evening per week from September to May with some Saturdays, study on campus, from home or both using the live recorded lectures and notes which will be available online

Cahersiveen: Study in Cahersiveen using online live recorded lectures, notes and 8 Saturdays throughout the year in Cahersiveen.
Course Fee €1,250 per academic year for UCC

An additional €150 is payable to cover the cost of two field trips

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+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 not have Leaving Certificate or FETAC Level 5 but are over 21 ye...

Course Content

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 exp...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
AD1871: Environments for Living Organisms (5 credits)
Ecology: niche, competition, tolerance, energy flow, nutrient cycling; Biomes; Biodiversity, Ocean Ecosystem and Atmosphere.

AD1872: The Physical Environment (10 credits)

Assessment Method End of module examinations, assignments, oral presentations.
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 environmental...

Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator:
Belinda Gascoigne
+353 21 4904700

Programme Administrator:
Julianne Moynihan
021 490 4707
Location Venues:
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