Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Protection
Location: IT Sligo
Duration: 2 years
Schedule: Part-time, Online
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.
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.
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.
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