Start date: 11th September 2023
One year part-time
The online part-time PG Certificate in Sustainability in Enterprise (Level 9) will develop highly competitive graduates with expertise in environmental sustainability, sustainability in business and management, and in systems thinking. These combined skills ensure that graduates will be able to solve complex multi-faceted sustainability challenges both now and in the future.
This fully online and part-time (evening lectures) programme is completed over 1 year. It is delivered by University College Cork, Maynooth University and Atlantic Technological University, Sligo. Graduates of the PG Certificate in Sustainability in Enterprise (Level 9) can progress to complete the MSc in Sustainability in Enterprise (Level 9).
Applicants must have a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) with at least a Second Class Honours Grade 2 in any of the following: Science, Engineering, Business, Management, Economics, Sustainability or a related discipline (e.g. Finance, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Computer Science or Medicine). Candidates who have completed the Higher Diploma in Sustainability in Enterprise (NFQ, Level 8) are also eligible to apply to the programme. Although in most cases interviews will not be required to assess suitability for the programme, please note that an interview may be required in some instances. Applicants who do not meet the minimum entry requirements for this course may wish to consider applying for the Higher Diploma in Sustainability in Enterprise (NFQ, Level 8).
Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.
Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non- EU applicants.
National University of Ireland Maynooth’s TOEFL code is 8850
Year 1 PG Cert Sustainability in Enterprise
- Introduction to Sustainability in the Natural Environment (10 credits) Atlantic Technological University
- Introduction to Sustainable Enterprise (10 credits) Maynooth University
- Systems Thinking in Environmental Sustainability (10 credits) University College Cork
Closing date for non-EU applicants: 30 June 2023
Closing date for EU applicants: 3 July 2023