Don’t have the time to commit to a full Masters? Want to gain knowledge in a specific topic? Looking to further your continuing professional development? Our short courses are the perfect solution.

We offer Masters-level modules in environmental management, environmental toxicology, GIS and remote sensing that can be taken as short courses. Because our courses are online distance learning, they provide you with the flexibility to study from almost anywhere and to combine study with employment or other commitments.

You can take individual modules as CPD, or work towards a PG Certificate, PG Diploma or Masters. We have been teaching our courses through e-learning for over 20 years, so we have the expertise, e-learning resources and experienced staff needed to help you succeed.

These modules are available as short courses:

  • Environmental Impact Assessment (runs on alternate years: next intake 2022-23)
  • Biodiversity Management (runs on alternate years: next intake 2023-24)
  • Pollution Monitoring (runs on alternate years: next intake 2022-23)
  • Water Management (runs on alternate years: next intake 2022-23)
  • Principles of GIS (runs every year)
  • Introduction to Remote Sensing (runs every year)
  • GIS Databases (runs every year)
  • GIS in Business and Society (runs every year)
  • Web-based GIS (runs every year)

For details of content, fees, entry requirements, student testimonials and to apply online, follow the links below. Contact GES@Ulster.ac.uk if you have any questions about the courses or application process.

Short Courses

This course introduces environmental impact assessment, the methodology of carrying out an environmental audit and environmental management systems.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

This course examines the methods by which data can be stored, accessed and manipulated in order to provide high quality databases for GI Systems

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This course introduces GIS relevant management and decision making concepts in business and society.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to monitor pollution of the environment.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This course introduces the theory and practice of GIS (Geographic Information Systems).

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This course addresses the scope of remotely-sensed images as another source of GIS data as well as extending mutual benefits of data integration.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This course provides an opportunity for participants to develop their understanding of processes in the environment and in water treatment.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

This course provides an introduction to web-based GIS using a range of languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning