BSc in Environmental Management (Online)

  • NFQ Level 7
  • Credits 60
  • Course Code N/A
  • Award Ordinary Bachelor Degree Addon
  • Duration 2 years

Course Summary

Programme Code: SG_SENVI_J07

About Environmental Management

Many organisations develop a management plan or system to implement, manage and maintain environmental goals. This ordinary degree in Environmental Management is specifically designed for people who are required to take an active part in the environmental management affairs of an organisation. It is also suitable for others 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 two workshops per semester, where the students will undertake teamwork, lectures and/or site visits to environmental facilities or organisations with functioning environmental management systems.

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

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Award: Participants who successfully complete the full programme of 60 Credits will be awarded a Bachelor of Science (Ordinary) in Environmental Management Level 7. The programme will also be available as single modules.

Application Closing Date : 14th January 2022

Entry Requirements

Higher Certificate (Level 6) in a relevant science discipline at Merit Level or equivalent. 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

You will be better informed to work in an environmental capacity in your own workplace. In addition you can also apply for an online Level 8 Honours Degree in Environmental Management at IT Sligo. Employment prospects may exist in varied environmental sections of industries and organisations.

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