Program Overview

The Environmental Sustainability degree programme aims to develop your understanding of the environmental issues and sustainability goals facing society. We offer three degree options: MSc, Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate. You will be challenged to apply your scientific and technical knowledge to develop solutions to local and global problems and needs.
 

  • Eight schools contribute to the course capturing the significant strengths of UCD Science and Engineering in renewable energy resources, sustainable energy systems, environmental engineering and resource management, water quality assessment, protection/management and conservation science.

  • The opportunity exists to harness these strengths within a negotiated and distance learning framework, offering you, the student, flexibility to gain a broad understanding of sustainability issues or to specialise more deeply in one of these particular fields of study.

 

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  Location

DublinIreland

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  Course Duration

24 Months

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  Tuition Fee

£ 6,318

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IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 90

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The MSc, Graduate Diploma and Certificate will provide you with the theoretical background, practical training and ancillary workplace skills needed for a successful career in your chosen field. You will negotiate your learning needs with the assistance of our academic staff. Eight schools contribute to the course capturing the significant strengths of UCD Science and Engineering in renewable energy resources, sustainable energy systems, environmental engineering and resource management, water quality assessment, protection/management and conservation science. The opportunity exists to harness these strengths within a negotiated and distance learning framework, offering you, the student, flexibility to gain a broad understanding of sustainability issues or to specialise more deeply in one of these particular fields of study.
 

The course aims to develop your understanding of the environmental issues and sustainability goals facing society. You will be challenged to apply your scientific and technical knowledge to develop solutions to local and global problems and needs. Through discussion and research work you will learn to handle complex issues, analyse and interpret scientific data and information, use your judgment and ultimately communicate your findings and ideas. The course will develop your capacity for self-directed learning, within a supportive framework facilitated by online fora, discussion boards and virtual tutorial/classroom sessions.
 

Stage 1 - Option
 

  • Soil Resources

    AESC40250
  • Cultural Heritage Conservation

    ARCH40900
  • World Heritage Convention

    ARCH40910
  • Natural Heritage Conservation

    ARCH40920
  • Management Plan

    ARCH40940
  • Air Pollution

    BSEN30030
  • Green Technologies Project

    BSEN40210
  • Sustainable Energy & Environment

    BSEN40480
  • Carbon & Sustainability

    BSEN40720
  • Water Resources Eng 1

    CVEN40620
  • Sustainable and Nature Based Water Infrastructure (Online)

    CVEN40850
  • Genetics for Environmental Scientists (On-line)

    ENVB30120
  • Ecology & its Application (On-line)

    ENVB30130
  • Wildlife Management/Conservation (On-line)

    ENVB40320
  • Peatlands & Global Change (On-line)

    ENVB40360
  • Data Analyses & Interpretation (On-line)

    ENVB40370
  • Managing the Interface between Science and Policy (On-line)

    ENVB40380
  • Management of Sustainable Fisheries (On-line)

    ENVB40410
  • Water Quality Assessment, Protection and Management (On-line)

    ENVB40440
  • Address' the Sust Chal(online)

    ENVB40570
  • Environmental Geoscience

    GEOL40450
  • Energy, Climate and Sustainability (online)

    MEEN40900

Applicants must hold a minimum of a 2.2 honours level degree in a science, engineering or related discipline. Applicants with pass degrees and who also have substantial relevant work experience may also be considered. If English is not your native language, proof of your proficiency in English will be required, unless you have taken your primary degree through English, in an English speaking country. The minimum acceptable score on the TOEFL Internet Based Test is 100, on the IELTS system it is 6.5. The original certificate of completion of an English language test must be enclosed with the application. In all cases the test results must not be more than 2 years old. These are the minimum entry requirements – additional criteria may be requested for some programmes 

MSc Environmental Sustainability (F058) Full Time
EU/NONEU    fee per credit - € 70.2
 

MSc Environmental Sustainability (F059) Part Time
EU/NONEU    fee per credit - € 70.2

The course aims to develop your understanding of the environmental issues and sustainability goals facing society. You will be challenged to apply your scientific and technical knowledge to develop solutions to local and global problems and needs.

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