Environmental Leadership

Your Course
The multidisciplinary MSc in Environmental Leadership will equip you with an advanced level of knowledge and problem-solving, management and communication skills in key areas relevant to environmental sectors. It combines modules across several disciplines to provide you with a capacity and capability for environmental leadership relevant to your career trajectory. The course has a focus on cross-sector skills and competencies that can be transferred from one topic/occupational area to another, so enabling national and international occupational mobility for its graduates.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants must have a primary degree with a 2.1 or above, or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Applicants who do not have an academic background and have relevant experience are welcome to apply. They may be required to attend an interview.

Application dates

WHEN TO APPLY: NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.


12 months.

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Career Opportunities
The MSc in Environmental Leadership provides training in governance, management and communication relevant to the environmental, marine and energy sectors, and will provide you with the competencies to obtain employment in research, policy development or management. The course will produce well-rounded, motivated, mobile and dynamic problem-solvers and leaders who can work in any area related to the environment, marine and energy sectors.

The subject knowledge, transferable skills and thesis elements of the course are designed to provide you with the opportunity to carry out further research, work in the public or private sector, or create your own employment.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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