Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Alternative Provider(s) South West College - Omagh
Course Code EXC50014
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Foundation at UK Level 5  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Application Date How to Apply
Application must be made through UCAS at

Take care to enter the details of the institutions and courses clearly and correctly on the application. For Queen’s, the institution code name is QBELF and the institution code is Q75. These should be entered in the Choices section of your UCAS application. Please note a Campus Code is not required.
Duration 2 years full-time.
Entry Requirements

Expand+• A-Levels - normally CC, or CD with a relevant science. Relevant sciences are biology, chemistry, maths, physics, geography or computer science.

• BTEC National Diploma in a relevant subject with majority of passes at Merit level. Relevant s...

Application Fee £2,600.

Other Fees Associated with the Course
During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year.
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Interview Yes
Course Content

Expand+Course Description
This course has a broad application, from school leavers and national diploma students with a science or business studies background to skilled labour employees wanting to up-skill in the fields of Sustainability and Renewable En...

Subjects Taught Core Modules
• Sustainability and the Environment
• Renewable Energy Applications
• Biomass and Biofuels Technology
• Business and Management
• Engineering Principles
• Waste Management
• Environmental Science
• Wind Turbine Technology
• Environmental Business Planning
• Energy Assessment
• Economics of Renewable Energy
• Business Improvement Techniques
• Work Based learning
Assessment Method Assessment for each module will take the form of an assignment and an exam, or assignment only. Exams usually take place in January and May.
Careers or Further Progression Progression
Graduates of the Foundation Degree in Energy, Environment and Sustainability can progress directly to the pre-honours year on the Honours Degree programme in Environmental Management at Queen’s University Belfast, or can opt to continue their studies in Energy Environment and Sustainability to BSc Hons level at South West College.
Further Enquiries Contact Co-ordinator (during term time):
Omagh - John Moore
028 8225 0109 Ext 2262

Contact (during non-term time):
The Admissions Office at your relevant campus:
028 8225 0109