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UCD School of Biology & Environmental Science

Scoil na BitheolaĆ­ochta agus na hEolaĆ­ochta Comhshaoil UCD

Welcome to SBES Graduate Studies

Our School offers a full range of research and taught graduate programmes that are run by world-renowned experts in their fields, and reflect the diverse and exciting research undertaken in SBES.

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This programme is suited for students who require flexibility to broaden their understanding of biological and biomolecular science. Several innovative specialisations are available from a carefully chosen range of modules, with guidance provided from expert faculty to tailor a programme that will meet the student's requirements.
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Global change is occurring in complex socio-ecological systems. Understanding the intricate changes in our land, air and water requires advanced knowledge in measurement, modelling and prediction. Responding to these changes requires effective communication of the science in order to underpin innovative policies. This Joint International MSc course is the response to these challenges and will suit skilled science graduates wishing to develop a scientific career in ecosystem research.
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The UCD Masters Programme in Applied Science (Environmental Science) provides graduates with a thorough knowledge of Environmental Science and its application in solving environmental problems. It will equip students with skills to develop a career in environmental assessment, evaluating potential change in environmental quality in response to various land-use and other activities and in the development of management and conservation strategies as well as contributing to policy formulation.
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This new online Masters in Science is a flexible, innovative, negotiated learning course that takes on board the training needs of a broad spectrum of end-users by giving you the opportunity to select modules that best align with your training needs and career objectives. Sustainability is generally defined as efforts to meet our present needs without compromising those of future generations. It therefore encompasses not only use of environmental resources but also social and economic goals.
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In the last decade there has been a rapid development in our understanding of plants and their place in the world. This has been achieved through advances in genomics, cell biology, physiology, ecology and studies on climate change. There is a need to train graduates in advances in Plant Science to enable them the meet the challenges of the future and to equip them for subsequent studies and research and innovation.
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