Below are the sessions that are available for this course.
Week Starting: 16 September 2020
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 10
Total Hours: 300
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: John.Moore@swc.ac.uk
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This course has a broad application, from school leavers and National Diploma students with a science or business studies background to skilled labour employees wanting to up-skill in the fields of Sustainability and Renewable Energy. Sustainability, energy and the environment are at the forefront of current business and policy priority areas. This course is accredited by the UK Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and students are eligible for student membership of the IES.
Sustainability, energy and the environment are at the forefront of current business and policy priority areas and this course offers the opportunity to:Learn about renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency. Investigate strategies for waste and resource management. Develop the business skills necessary to apply this knowledge in a practical working environment. Gain entrepreneurial skills relevant to environmental business development. All presented in a highly accessible format with an emphasis on hands-on project work and relevant up-to-date information
Terms & Conditions
Students are required to:Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE).Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
Sustainability and the Environment, Renewable Energy Applications, Biomass and Biofuels Technology, Engineering Principles, Waste Management, Environmental Science, Wind Turbine Technology, Environmental Business Planning, Energy Assessment, Economics of Renewable Energy, Business Improvement Techniques, Work Based Learning.
Assessment for each module will take the form of an assignment and an exam, or assignment only. Exams usually take place in January and May.
Graduates of the Foundation Degree in Energy, Environment and Sustainability can progress directly to the pre-honours year on the Honours Degree programme in Environmental Management at Queen’s University Belfast, or can opt to continue their studies in Energy Environment and Sustainability to BSc Hons level at South West College.