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Environmental Sciences

The Environmental Sciences Junior Sophister course has a value of 60 credits, 30 in each semester, composed of the following:

  • CORE modules 40 credits, 20 in each semester.  CORE modules are compulsory. 
  • OPEN modules 20 credits 10 in each semester. Students choose one of three OPEN module scenarios (I, II, III)  listed below   

Students must read the Environmental Sciences programme and section A before completeing Section B.

Section A:

Students must choose one of the three scenarios listed below. The scenario you choose will depend on the Trinity Elective you have been allocated and based on that allocation you will select one of the following (by clicking the button on the left side of the form below):
Trinity Elective in semester 1 = scenario I
Trinity Elective in semester 2 = scenario II
Trinity Elective in both semesters = scenario III

Submisson date for the JS Open module is no later than Friday 20th August 2021.

Students taking Environmental Sciences have a choice of open modules in each scenario as laid out in the tables below.

Scenario I

Scenario I

Semester 1 (5 credits) Semester 2 (5 credits)
Module Description Module Description
GSU33003 Ice Age Earth

*GLU33009 Hydrology and Groundwater Quality

BOU33100 Plant Physiology BOU33121 Field Skills in Plant and Environmental Sciences

GSU33002 Blue Earth: Understanding the Function of Marine Ecosystems

ZOU33086 Terrestrial Wildlife and Field Ecology

BOU33126 Mycology

BOU33122: Entomology
GLU33009 has a quota of 15 students. Choose one module in semester 1 and two modules in semester 2 (click button on the left side of the module in the form below).

 

Scenario II

Scenario II

Semester 1 (5 credits) Semester 2 (5 credits)
Module Description Module Description
GSU33003 Ice Age Earth

*GLU33009 Hydrology and Groundwater Quality

BOU33100 Plant Physiology BOU33121 Field Skills in Plant and Environmental Sciences

GSU33002 Blue Earth: Understanding the Function of Marine Ecosystems

ZOU33086 Terrestrial Wildlife and Field Ecology

BOU33126 Mycology

BOU33122: Entomology
GLU33009 has a quota of 15 students. Choose two modules in semester 1 and one module in semester 2 (click button on the left side of the module in the form below).

 

Scenario III

Scenario III

Semester 1 (5 credits) Semester 2 (5 credits)
Module Description Module Description
GSU33003 Ice Age Earth

*GLU33009 Hydrology and Groundwater Quality

BOU33100 Plant Physiology BOU33121 Field Skills in Plant and Environmental Sciences

GSU33002 Blue Earth: Understanding the Function of Marine Ecosystems

ZOU33086 Terrestrial Wildlife and Field Ecology

BOU33126 Mycology

BOU33122: Entomology
GLU33009 has a quota of 15 students. Choose one module in semester 1 and one module in semester 2 (click button on the left side of the module in the form below).


Once you have read and understood section A you must then complete the form in section B.
If you have any queries please contact your course advisor Prof M. Saunders saundem@tcd.ie

Section B:

Student Details:


Environmental Sciences JS Module Choice Form

  Semester 1 (S1) Semester 2 (S2)
  Core Modules
 

BOU33108 Plants in the Irish Environment (5 Credits)

BOU33123 Soil Science (5 Credits)

 

ZOU33010  Fundamentals of Ecology (5 credits)

ZOU33070  Experimental Design and Analysis (5 credits)
 

ESU33040 Environmental Monitoring (5 Credits)

GGU33931 Environmental Governance I (5 Credits)

 

BOU33105 Global Environmental Change (5 Credits)

ESU33003 Desk Study Key challenges in Environmental Science (5 Credits)

Open Modules Scenario I
 




(5 credits)


has a quota of 15 students


  Trinity Elective (5 credits)
Open Modules Scenario II
 


BOU33100 Plant Physiology (5 credits)
GSU33002 Blue Earth: Understanding the Function of Marine Ecosystems (5 credits)
(5 credits)

has a quota of 15 students


  Trinity Elective (5 Credits)
Open Modules Scenario III
 




(5 credits)

has a quota of 15 students


Trinity Elective (5 Credits) Trinity Elective (5 credits)
All data collected from this form is used strictly for the purposes of obtaining student choices. This data is only available to the staff of the discipline office and will be retained for reference purposes only.