Topics covered in the course include air quality, noise, hydrological processes, water and wastewater treatment, solid and toxic waste management, energy systems and performance, environmental monitoring and control. Environmental Impact Studies and analysis of risk, as an inherent part of infrastructural development, are also considered.
Lectures are normally held on Friday evening 7 - 10 p.m. and Saturday morning 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. each week throughout the two semesters (September to April). For this year as conditions dictate, there will be a blended learning approach allowing students to participate in lectures either in a face-to-face format or remotely via the University online platform. In addition to attending lectures, participants are required to submit coursework as part of the students' assessment.
Environmental legislation, EIA and EIS
Hydrology for environmental management
Water and wastewater engineering
Air quality and noise monitoring and management
Solid and hazardous wastes
Life cycle assessment and circular economy
Sustainability metrics for measurement and assessment
Special topics including water borne diseases, radiation hazards
The module lecturers in this course represent leading academic and professional experts in the field of environmental engineering. In addition to staff members from Trinity College Dublin, our invited speakers on the programme include experts from AWN Consulting Ltd, Barry Doyle & Company Solicitors, Environmental Protection Agency, Flannery Nagel Environmental Ltd, GQA Environmental, Irish Water, National Parks & Wildlife, TU Dublin, as well as several independent consultants.
The Diploma awarding ceremony takes place in January
Extensive notes are provided by individual lecturers, who may also recommend texts.
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Study Environmental Monitoring, Assessment and Engineering (P.Grad.Dip.) at Trinity
Dr. John Gallagher gives and overview on the specialized P.Grad.Dip in Environmental Monitoring, Assessment and Engineering at Trinity College Dublin.
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