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Sustainable Resource Management (Policy and Practice)

National University of Ireland, Galway

12 months
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About

This Sustainable Resource Management (Policy and Practice) course is a multidisciplinary approach to environmental sustainability devised by National University of Ireland, Galway and the University of Limerick (UL). The course meets the needs of those graduates with continued interest in a sustainability-based taught MSc . 

Overview

About Sustainable Resource Management (Policy and Practice) course is a multidisciplinary approach to environmental sustainability devised by National University of Ireland, Galway

The 12-month long Sustainable Resource Management (Policy and Practice) course at National University of Ireland, Galway comprises new modules taught only at postgraduate level and aims to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and experience that are needed to pursue successful careers in managing environmental resources sustainably. The course will help develop government policy and economic recovery by producing top quality graduates who can contribute to a smart economy and hasten implementation of green technologies. Given the pressure on and competition for limited resources, the course applies an evidence based approach to developing solutions for all system users. Graduates will become technically fluent in selected environmental science theory, policy development, implementation and best practice.

Programme Objectives:

  • To integrate an international perspective to reflect new research findings and current practice in sustainable use of resources that can be applied within Ireland and elsewhere.
  • To provide research-led learning opportunities that will develop skills in identifying and evaluating solutions for real world problems.
  • To provide Irish expertise to meet legal obligations.

Careers

Opportunities exist within the green economy as governments, NGOs and corporations must work to meet environmental targets set under international obligations. Graduates work in the following areas: industry-based environmental management, environmental analysis, environmental consultancy, agri-environmental advice, waste management policy, environmental quality control, consultancy-based climate change research, or as researchers, or for non-governmental conservation organisations and local authorities.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Ecosystems Assessment
  • Biodiversity & Conservation
  • Environmental problems & Solutions
  • Material & Energy Flows
  • Urban Form & Transport 
  • Urban Household Sustainability
  • Sustainable Life Cycle Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Places are limited (15) and selection is based on each candidate’s academic record/relevant experience, personal statement, and letters of recommendation. 
  • Applicants must have a primary degree with a Second Class Honours, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline. Relevant disciplines include science, marine science, engineering, environmental science, geography, social science, health promotion, engineering, economics or other related disciplines.
  • Applicants who do not have an academic background and have relevant experience are welcome to apply. They may be required to attend an interview.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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