Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Protection
Programme Code: SG_SENVP_O09
About Environmental Protection
With the environment more frequently highlighted in the news, there is increased interest in environmental protection as a discipline covering a range of areas including ecology, geology, biology, water and waste management and sustainability.
About this Programme
This is a postgraduate, distance-learning programme in the theory and practice of environmental protection. Suitable for those who have, or who aspire to have, environmental responsibilities but who lack formal training in the area. A broad range of environmental topics is addressed, to provide environmental management, technical and legislative skills to participants. The topics include; Water Pollution, Air Pollution, Waste Management, Environmental Systems, Environmental Management, Noise and Energy.
Full details of individual modules are available in the official documentation here.
After you Graduate
You will be qualified to work in areas such as environmental management, enforcement, waste management, wastewater treatment, air pollution control and research and development. The career opportunities in this field are varied and include working in industry, environmental consultancy, education and regulatory authorities. Upon achieving honours in the Postgraduate Diploma you may continue onto the Masters in Environmental Protection which is a dissertation and takes one academic year.
Participants must have one of the following academic qualifications:
- Hold an Honours Degree in science or engineering awarded by a recognised degree awarding body or,
- Hold a relevant ordinary degree in science or engineering and have obtained a minimum of three years relevant post-qualification.
Award: Level 9
Duration: 2 years
Fees: €3,000 per year, €1,000 per module (€,6000 in total)
Application Deadline: See Frequently Asked Questions
The School of Science
Tel: 071 91 55222
Programme co-ordinator: Margaret Savage email firstname.lastname@example.org