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Energy, Environment and Sustainability FdSc

Queen's University Belfast

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

With the increasing costs associated with fossil fuel, the focus of the energy sector is moving steadily to renewable energy applications. As well as gaining an understanding of the renewable energy sector, students will also be able to develop a sound understanding of current environmental and waste management systems, their future development and the legislation surrounding changes in environmental practice and resource management. Foundation Degrees (FD) are distinctive in that they integrate employer involvement, accessibility, articulation and progression, flexibility and partnership into a single award. The Foundation Degree in Energy, Environment and Sustainability meets all these attributes through the provision of work placement, real-life case studies, an articulation route to the BSc Honours Land Use and Environmental Management degree within Queen's and partnership with South West College, Omagh Campus, where the programme is delivered. This Foundation Degree develops and improves participants' environmental knowledge and sustainable practices aimed at increasing diversification of economies. Through consideration of up-to-date environmental issues, a focus on economic and social renewal and knowledge transfer from best practice and demonstration models, graduates will be provided with a qualification to benefit business communities, their support workers and the public.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,600per year

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A level : CD - CC

A-level grades CC + GCSE Mathematics grade CORA-level grades CD including Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics or Physics + GCSE Mathematics grade C

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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is a lively, international and diverse campus with global recognition. It currently has over 3,000 international students from 80 different countries.
The university provides a high level of support on UK student visas to help students make a smooth transition from their home country to life in Belfast.
Queen's offers international students a dedicated pre-semester and engagement programme on arrival.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 100 15

    34th out of 71 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    143 65%

    28th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    25th

    30
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    84th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    130 65%

    28th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    26th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    68th

    4

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