Climate Adaption & Sustainability

Key programme benefits to future students
It also provide participants with key digital skills in geographic information systems (GIS) software to enable them to independently analyse problems and propose solutions whilst also enhancing their knowledge on key issues related to climate change and our wider society.

Key Fact:
Applicants to this programme may receive up to 90% funding through the HCI Pillar 1 initiative.

Subjects taught

Spring Modules
• Environmental Geospatial Data Analysis
• Urban Ecosystem Services

Summer Modules
• Climate Hazards
• Sustainability

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to hold a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalents) and/or have at least 5 years of relevant industry experience.

Candidates who do not meet the minimum entry criteria may be considered in accordance with the University's policy on the Recognition of Prior Learning. These candidates will be required to submit a portfolio to demonstrate their technical and/or management experience.

What to Include with your Application
Qualification transcripts and certificates
A copy of your birth certificate or passport
If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
AND
• English language competency certificate

Application dates

Preparing your Application:
1. Research your programme: Each postgraduate programme at University of Limerick is unique. Explore your course content, duration, fees, and entry requirements on ul.ie.

2. Check Eligibility: Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria for the course you are interested in. This usually includes your undergraduate degree award, subject specialities, English language proficiency (for non-native speakers), and any specific requirements for the course.

3. Prepare Documents: Gather all the necessary documents. This typically includes your academic transcripts, CV, personal statement, and references. If English is not your first language, you’ll also need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

4. Online Application: Once you are ready to apply, visit your postgraduate programme page on ul.ie/gps and use the Apply Now button to access UL’s online application system. You will need to create an account if you are a new user.

5. Complete the Application: Fill in the application form with all the required details. This will include personal information and academic history.

6. Upload Documents: Upload all the necessary documents that you prepared earlier. Make sure they are clear and legible.

7. Submit Application: Review your application thoroughly to ensure all information is correct and then submit your application. The application fee for your postgraduate application is €50. This includes an option to choose a second choice.

8. Track Your Application: After submission, you can track the status of your application through the online application system.

9. Interview: Depending on the programme, you may be invited for an interview. This could be in person or online.

10. Acceptance: If your application is successful, you will receive an offer email from the university. You will need to accept this offer to secure your place.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and places offered to successful candidates. This means that it’s a good idea to apply as early as possible to increase your chances of securing a place.

Please note that these steps are a general guide and the exact process may vary depending on the specific programme and your individual circumstances. Always check the University of Limerick website or contact the postgraduate admissions department for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

Duration

1 year part-time, online.

Enrolment dates

Spring

Post Course Info

Graduate careers
This online Level 9 programme will benefit anyone whose work will have to respond to our changing climate, including planners, engineers, insurance agents, agribusiness workers, scientists, politicians, and policymakers.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Minor Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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