Environment Society & Development

University of Galway


Course Name Environment Society & Development
Course Provider University of Galway
Course Code 1MES1 1MES2
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters MA
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Online Application
Applications to most postgraduate programmes at NUI Galway are made online via www.nuigalway.ie/apply

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Application Date WHEN TO APPLY:
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Duration 1MES1: 1 year full-time, 1MES2: 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

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Financial Support Grants
Comprehensive information is available online at www.studentfinance.ie. Grant applications can also be made online at www.susi.ie

Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See www.revenue.ie. The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
QQI Level 8 degree at H2.1 in a relevant subject and H2.2 overall; GPA 3.0, or equivalent international qualification. IELTS score of 6.5, or equivalent, if applicable. Selection is based on academic record, statement of intent and letters of recommendation. Prior learning via relevant work experience is also recognised.
Number of Places 15

1. Field-based learning is at the heart of the programme. In one dedicated module, students interact and work with the UNDP and various international NGOs in Bosnia, and gain vital field experience of civic...

Course Content

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Global issues of security, development and the environment have never been so important. The COVID-19 pandemic, the broader overstepping of ecological boundaries and the threat of climate change have brought questions of neoliberal ec...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Our graduates have gone on to work in key governmental, planning and public policy roles in their home countries, and in a wide range of UN agencies and other national and international NGOs. They have also added richly to the work of environmental agencies and specialist policy institutes throughout the globe, as well as pursuing PhD research in leading academic departments worldwide.
Further Enquiries Professor John Morrissey
T: +353 91 492 267
E: john.morrissey@nuigalway.ie
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