Environmental Protection - Sligo

Subjects taught

Waste Management and
Resource Efficiency
Energy Systems and
Environmental Management
Water Resource Management
Air and Noise Management
Environmental Systems

Entry requirements

Applicants require an Honours degree (Level 8) in science or engineering, or other relevant cognate area. Alternatively, applicants may hold a relevant Ordinary degree (Level7) in science or engineering other relevant cognate area and have obtained a minimum of three years relevant post-qualification experience.

Assessment Info

The subjects Water Pollution, Waste Management, Air Pollution, Noise and Energy and Environmental Systems are examined by continuous assessment and by a final written examination which account for 50% and 50% respectively. Continuous assessment comprises online Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), coursework and other assignment work.

The subject Environmental Management is assessed 100% by coursework; there is no end-of-subject examination.

Examinations take place in January and May and are generally held on a Saturday.




2 years part-time, online.

On-Campus Attendance
There is one (occasionally two) workshop per subject. The workshops take place on a Friday or Saturday.


Total €4,500
Per Year €2,250
Per 10 credit module €750

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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