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Environmental Science - Higher Diploma



This Higher Diploma in Environmental Science at the University of Limerick allows graduates of other science and engineering degrees to develop graduate level knowledge and skills in this growth area. They will benefit from a programmes that is distinctive in its relevance to industry and business, through a focus on environmental technology, environmental management and health & safety in the workplace.

Maintaining both the quality of life and a clean and healthy environment is now a major concern of Government, employers, non-governmental organisations and citizens. The EU now has a very comprehensive environmental policy, and as a Member State, Ireland is obliged to act in accordance with this policy.

More stringent environmental requirements are being placed on industry and community in areas such as energy usage, waste minimisation, waste management, recycling, water and air quality. Consequently, there is a strong demand for graduates with a scientific understanding of environmental and health and safety issues, together with a full knowledge of technological and management methods available to help improve the quality of our environment.

Award: Higher Diploma

Qualification: NFQ Level 8 Minor Award

Delivery:  Part-time, Online, Blended Learning

Duration: 1 Year

Start Date: September

Enquiries:  ulearning@ul.ie

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Enterprise Research Centre, University of Limerick, Limerick City, Limerick, Ireland

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Enterprise Research Centre
University of Limerick, Limerick City, Limerick
Ireland
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