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Diploma in Environmental Science


Diploma in Environmental Science
Diploma in Environmental Science

Learn about the earth, its resources and recognise the factors that affect your environment


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Course Description

This free online diploma course is ideal for professionals working in the area of environmental science, for students who wish to pursue a career in environmental science, or for those who simply want to learn more about building a sustainable existence on this planet.

Environmental science is the field of science that studies physical, chemical and biological aspects of the environment and determines solutions to environmental problems.

Gain thorough knowledge and understanding of environmental science such as understanding the earth's processes, evaluating alternative energy systems, pollution control and mitigation, natural resource management, the importance of global water supplies, and the effects of climate change.

CERTIFICATION

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course will teach you all about the earth and its system, while giving you a good understanding of its resources. It will help you to recognize the factors that affect our environment. You will know the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy sources and understand how to manage water supplies.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 791 votes
Course Title: Diploma in Environmental Science
Course #: 353
Course Publisher: OpenLearn
Course Category: 25
Content Origin:
Course Description: This free online diploma course is ideal for professionals working in the area of environmental science, for students who wish to pursue a career in environmental science, or for those who simply want to learn more about building a sustainable existence on this planet.

Environmental science is the field of science that studies physical, chemical and biological aspects of the environment and determines solutions to environmental problems.

Gain thorough knowledge and understanding of environmental science such as understanding the earth's processes, evaluating alternative energy systems, pollution control and mitigation, natural resource management, the importance of global water supplies, and the effects of climate change.
License: This course is available from OpenLearn through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 19 April 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 15-20 Hours
Video/Audio: Low
Audio Only: Low
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: No
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Keya Kandu
    Keya Kandu Botswana Very good course 2016-04-13 15:04:26
  • Jaques Coetzee
    Jaques Coetzee South Africa Very helpful. A lot was learnt. Thank you for the opportunity. 2016-01-26 03:01:02
  • Antony Nyombi
    Antony Nyombi Uganda Good 2015-11-03 15:11:33
  • Sebanani Andrew
    Sebanani Andrew Rwanda Diploma in enveronmental science course will be necessary to me for knowing how to protect our environment for getting good health in all place of world. 2015-10-30 22:10:51
  • Jorge Eduardo Solano
    Jorge Eduardo Solano Colombia El diplomado me pareció bastante bueno, complementario, bien argumentado y estructurado. Se aprendió sobre los diferentes conceptos, clasificaciones y ejemplos para llevar a cabo a la vida real. Gracias. 2015-08-31 16:08:25
  • Etiosa Kenneth Omosivie
    Etiosa Kenneth Omosivie Qatar I do not regret the time and energy I spent studing this course. I speak richly and confidently about the environment and all it components. I do know that as a guest who receives resources fromthe environment, it is my duty to safeguard the environment from degradation. 2015-08-19 13:08:57
  • Felix Muthamia Mworia
    Felix Muthamia Mworia Kenya This diploma will help me a lot since i work in a public university and am also a volunteer with agriculture organisation i will as well practice and disseminate the information that i will get.thanks to Alison its my hope that you will also introduce a degree so that graduates join the next level after completing diploma course 2015-07-29 14:07:52
  • DonnaKay MICHAEL
    DonnaKay MICHAEL United States of America Its wonderful 2015-07-16 14:07:23
  • Vanegas N Adriana
    Vanegas N Adriana Colombia It is an important course to fortify knowledge in environmental issues to apply in the sector after 2015-06-23 19:06:54
  • Gustavo Daza
    Gustavo Daza Colombia It is a scientific discipline whose objectives and meet its relations human beings and nature. for me has always caught my attention between man -nature interaction , the impact of different human activities that lead to the transformation of the resources that nature provides us and the impact generated on them. discipline prepares and instructs the person to face a range of tasks relating them with the policies of sustainable development and the environment salvarguardar we inhabit . 2015-06-23 17:06:25
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