Taught course

Sustainable Resource Management: Policy and Practice

Institution
University of Limerick · Faculty of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

At least a second class honours primary degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) in an appropriate discipline, or a professional or other equivalent qualification recognised by both the University of Limerick and NUI Galway. This course is suitable for graduates with a primary degree in the Environmental Sciences/Engineering/Economics or Geography/Biological Sciences/Ecology and Earth Sciences who wish to extend their knowledge and skills for a career related to resource management.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Students who undertake this course will:

- Develop a technical and scientific understanding of sustainability issues and problems associated with management of resource use and management in relation to (a) urban form and function and (b) landscape evaluation and management for conservation.
- Comprehend a range of policy responses in relation to enhancement of sustainability in Irish urban and rural settings, and selected international case studies.
- Synthesise an understanding of the complexity of both natural and socio-economic-natural systems, together with an understanding of existing and innovatory sustainability policy options, to develop a competency in identifying and evaluating optimal policy options.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr. Richard Moles
Email
richard.moles@ul.ie
Phone
+353 61 202817