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Ecology & Environmental Management 2018-02-27T00:32:30+00:00

Project Description

Ecology & Environmental Management


If you are passionate about our ecology and environment, then this course is the ideal platform to launch are career where the outdoors becomes your office!

We have an ever-increasing awareness of the need to protect our environment, and there is growing demand of skilled people involved in habitat, ecology and environmental management.

Combining hands-on field work with a detailed understanding of science and ecology, you will study physical and biological diversity, conservation and management. This course is ideal for anyone seeking to progress to Higher Education or a career
in the environment.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Learn practical skills with expert staff
  • Explore the science of ecology and environment
  • Discover wider career opportunities
  • Lead your own practical projects
  • Participate in practical field trips and visits
  • Ideal for stepping-up to HE or direct to work

Course Content

  • Biology
  • Biodiversity
  • Ecological Field Methods
  • Plant Identification & Use
  • Plant Protection
  • Plant Science
  • Soil Science & Growing Media
  • Sustainable Water Management
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Ecologist – Water
  • Ecologist for Agriculture
  • Ecology Field Work
  • Environmental Inspector
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Research
  • Plant Science
  • Waterways Manager

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5
Certificate in Applied Ecology

Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)

Additional Costs
PPE Clothing Pack Required
€30 average price

Optional Extra Qualifications
Safe Pass
€75 average price

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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