BSc (Hons) Environmental Management (Online)

  • NFQ Level 8
  • Credits 60
  • Course Code N/A
  • Award Honours Degree Addon
  • Duration 2 years

Course Summary

Programme Code: SG_SENVM_K08

Delivery: Online

About Environmental Management

There is an ever increasing onus on all types of organisations to manage environmental issues and factor environmental requirements into their decision making processes. This arises from a number of drivers in areas such as legislative compliance, commercial development, technical operations and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Moreover, there is now an increasing necessity to factor environmental criteria into the early stages of Project Development. This honours degree in Environmental Management is specifically designed for people who need to take an active role in Project Management or Project Development with a particular focus on the environmental requirements. It is also suitable for those who require involvement in the environmental management affairs of an organisation or who wish to develop their knowledge, skills and competence base in the science of environmental management.

About the Programme

The programme will be mainly delivered using the internet (using the MOODLE online teaching application) and students will be instructed in this method at the start of the programme. Online lectures, programme materials, innovative learning, web-links and assessments will be delivered using this platform. There will also be up to two workshops per semester, where the students will undertake teamwork, lectures and/or site visits to facilities or organisations which are relevant from an environmental management perspective.

Professional Recognition:

This is an accredited course with the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), the largest professional body for chartered environmental scientists. All students on this course are eligible to become student members of this professional body. For further details please click here.





Key Course Information



Application Closing Date : 24th September 2021

Entry Requirements

Ordinary Degree (Level 7) in a relevant science discipline. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience will also be considered. It is also envisaged however, that applicants with different backgrounds can successfully complete the programme, subject to assessment of other recognised qualifications, and/or recognised prior learning and/or relevant work experience. These candidates will be interviewed for suitability and be subject to prior approval by the Programme Board.

Career Opportunities

Employment prospects may exist in both the public and private sectors in projects of all types and sizes. This is particularly the case where project success factors, or contract/tender award criteria, relating to the environment need to be satisfied or where an organisation seeks a qualified professional to take on the role of environmental manager. You will also be better informed to work in a project management/development capacity or environmental management role in your own workplace. Finally, you can apply for a distance learning Level 9 Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Protection at IT Sligo.

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