Rural Environmental Conservation & Management

University College Dublin


Course Name Rural Environmental Conservation & Management
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code D055 X577
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 Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2020/2021 in September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
Grad Dip Rural Environmental Conservation & Management FT (D055)
Duration: 1 Years
Attendance: Full Time
Deadline: Rolling *

Grad Dip Rural Environmental Conservation & Management PT (X577)
Duration: 18 Months
Attendance: Part Time
Deadline: Rolling *

* Applications are not currently open.
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Duration 1 Year Full-time (D055). 18 Months Part-time (X577).
Course Fee GradDip Rural Environmental Conservation & Management (D055) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 5915
nonEU fee per year - € 17070

GradDip Rural Environmental Conservation & Management (X577) Part Time
EU Year 1 - € 2960
EU Year 2 - € 2570 aa
nonEU Year 1 - € 8535
nonEU Year 2 - € 8535 aa

aaSecond Year Fee applies to Students in 2nd Year in 2020 and who were a 1st Year Student on the programme in 2019/20
***Fees are subject to change
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Financial Support
Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
Entry Requirements

Expand+• Applicants must hold the equivalent of a minimum Lower Second Class Honours Degree (NFQ Level 8), or international equivalent, in a Biological Science, Environmental Science or Animal Science degree programme from a recognised higher education in...

Number of Places Approximately 20

Expand+Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (No...

Course Content

Expand+GradDip Rural Environmental Conservation & Management
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)
The Graduate Diploma in Rural Environmental Conservation & Management enables students to develop a comprehensive understanding of the rural landscape, ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students must complete 60 credits of Taught Modules.
Stage 1 - Core
Data Analysis for Biologists

Human Impact on the Environment

Seminar Presentation

Geographic Information Systems


Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates from the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science respond to many of the major global challenges such as population growth, global warming, biodiversity, food security and food and health issues. Consequently, the op...

Further Enquiries Contact Name: Catherine Byrne
Contact Number:+353 (0) 1 716 7192
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