Geology - Applied Environmental Geoscience

University College Cork


Course Name Geology - Applied Environmental Geoscience
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCAGS
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) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
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Duration 1 year Full-time, 2 Years Part-time.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is Full-time Fee: €7,130 (excluding €1,000 bench fee) Part-time Fee: €4,630 per year (excluding €1,000 bench fee).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €22,600 (excluding €1,000 bench fee).


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Entry Requirements

Candidates must hold at least a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ Level 8) or equivalent in a Geological/Earth Sciences/Civil Engineering/Environmental Sciences area or a related relevant degree or have reac...


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The course is made up of lectures, practical work, seminars, and 20 days in the field. In addition, the students spend five months investigating their industry-based research topic. The course employs continuous assessment, pra...

Course Content

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Our MSc Applied Environmental Geoscience programme will provide you with comprehensive training in the theory and practice of environmental geoscience. Established in 2017, in consultation with industry and government agencies, our Ge...

Subjects Taught

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• EV6011
Principles of Environmental Assessment and Monitoring (10 credits)

Aim of Module
To introduce the principles and step by step procedures for designing a water quality monitoring programme for freshwater bodies.


Assessment Method The course employs continuous assessment, practical reports, essays, seminars, field reports and in-class tests as the main assessment methods along with the production of the final dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression

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Our MSc-qualified environmental geoscience graduates are in high demand for technical roles in both the public and private sectors at home and abroad.

In the first year of the programme, over 90% of our participants were in full-...

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