Education & Communication

Education and Communication

The University aims to provide education and training on sustainable development for staff and student so that they can make a full contribution to the University’s agenda for sustainability and so that they can work and live in an environmentally responsible way. UCC commits to raising awareness among staff and students about the University’s environmental impact, activities and performance in the expectation of promoting good practice at individual, department, and institutional level.

In support of the above the University has established the following:


  • Estates/Environment/Heritage Committee
  • Energy Policy Committee
  • Waste Management Committee


Below are some of the types of Environmentally Focused courses run at UCC:

  • BSc (Hons) Zoology
  • International Field Geosciences (BSc)
  • BSc Geology
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Sciences
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Plant Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Ecology
  • BSc (Hons) Earth Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Science (Ecological Assessment)
  • MSc Degree in Applied Science (Marine Biology)
  • MSc in Applied Science (Ecological Assessment)
  • MSc in Applied Science (Coastal Management & Informatics with GIS)

UCC Courses

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