THe next intake for this programme commences in 2019.
The Postgraduate Diploma focuses on all aspects of water quality monitoring including: monitoring programme design, quality assurance, data analysis and presentation, monitoring and assessment of rivers, lakes and groundwater, and water quality monitoring with biological and ecological methods and with particulate material. There is also an opportunity to take part in a field workshop during the second year of the programme.
The programme aims to recruit highly-motivated, enthusiastic students who may be (i) currently involved in water quality monitoring, (ii) part of the UN Environment GEMS/Water network, and/or (iii) seeking to specialise in water quality monitoring and assessment, and who wish to study on a flexible, part-time basis.
The PG Diploma in Freshwater Quality Monitoring and Assessment is a part-time programme taken over two full years commencing in October 2017, and every second year thereafter. To be awarded the Diploma students must complete and pass 30 credits from Year 1 and 30 credits from Year 2. Students may choose to graduate with a Postgraduate Certificate after completing year one modules.
Course brochure can be found here:
Module descriptions can be found here:
Students apply online at http://www.pac.ie/ucc, selecting the PAC application Code for the Postgraduate Diploma in Freshwater Quality Monitoring and Assessment: CKR55.
For informal enquiries, prior to application contact:
UN Environment GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: +353 (0) 21 420 5276 / 420 5271
The course landing page can be found here: