MSc in Environmental Protection (Online)

  • NFQ Level 9
  • Credits 90
  • Course Code N/A
  • Award Masters (Taught)
  • Duration 3

Course Summary

Programme Code: SG_SENVP_M09

About the Masters in Environmental Protection

Candidates who have successfully completed the modules on the Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Protection may choose to register for the MSc in Environmental Protection also by distance learning over a further year. The main element of the MSc is completion of a 30 Credit dissertation.

About this Programme

Having accumulated the full 90 Credits successful graduates will be awarded an MSc in Environmental Protection.

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: Level 9

Application Closing Date : 16th August 2024

Entry Requirements

Participants must have one of the following academic qualifications:

1) Hold an honours degree (L8) in science or engineering or  other relevant cognate area awarded by a recognised degree awarding body or ,

2) Hold a relevant ordinary degree (L7) in science or engineering other relevant cognate area and have obtained a minimum of three years relevant post-qualification experience.

Career Opportunities

You will be qualified to work in areas such as environmental management, enforcement, waste management, energy management, wastewater treatment, noise and air quality and research and development. The career opportunities in this field are varied and include working in industry, environmental consultancy, education and regulatory authorities. Upon achieving honours in the Postgraduate Diploma you may continue onto the Masters in Environmental Protection which is a dissertation and takes one academic year.

Programme Fees

Fees for academic year 2024/2025:

The Total Fees (EU Fees) for this programme can be found on our Fees & Funding webpage - Fees & Funding | ATU - Atlantic Technological University.

Course Format

Semester 1

Energy Systems and Management10
Environmental Management10

Semester 2

Air and Noise Management10

Semester 3

Environmental Systems10

Semester 4