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Top Diploma Programs in Environmental Studies

Gaining specialized knowledge in a field can assist in gaining the career of your dreams. A diploma attests to your skills and abilities in one specialized industry. Depending on whether you attend as a full-time or part-time student, programs can take up to three years to complete.

So what is a diploma in environmental studies? It is a field of study where students learn how to analyze and potentially fix several environmental related issues around the world or in a community. Programs can highlight learning about renewable energy, soil health and pollution. Certain institutions emphasize different areas of the environment in which a person can further specialize. Some focuses include marine life, botany and microbiology. Instructors may also cover the effect of the environment on health.

The study of the environment allows for the development of certain desirable skills in graduates. Abilities can include data analysis, creative thinking and the ability to conduct both lab and field studies.

One of the first steps in receiving a diploma is learning or inquiring about the price of admission and fees. Due to the varied kinds of programs, the cost of certification differs from country to country.

Such a broad field in science paves the way for multiple careers, depending on what area of environmental studies graduates feel most comfortable with. Positions can include public or environmental health officer or aquarium and zoo staff member. If data and analytics is of interest, there are also careers available as researchers both in laboratory and field settings. Others use their earned knowledge to become activists for the betterment of regulations regarding climate and environment control.

Earning a diploma in environmental studies is a big milestone for those interested in this area of science. Thankfully, programs around the globe provide the instruction necessary to officially demonstrate your expertise. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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9 Results in Environmental Studies

Online Academies

Learning about the environment, what we can do and what it can do for us is an essential part of your life, if we want to ensure our future existence. How we manage our e ... [+]

75% discount on all courses using the code SA75

Overview

Many economic structures depend on natural resources. Industries like forestry, fishing, agriculture, and tourism rely on the health function of the natural environment, and hardly a productive industry does not rely on natural resources. The industries will suffer if this resource base is damaged in any way.

Learning about the environment, what we can do and what it can do for us is an essential part of your life, if we want to ensure our future existence. How we manage our environment and what we need to do to protect it is an essential part of this specialized course.

Syllabus

Introduction to Ecology Vege... [-]
United Kingdom Bournemouth
Open Enrollment
Online
Netherlands Maritime Institute of Technology (NMIT)

This programme will provide opportunities for students to thoroughly understand the role of port especially in the international trade and logistic chain as the ‘economic ... [+]

Most countries of the world are dependent on international trade. Over 90% of trade volumes are carried through maritime means where cargos are moved from an origin to their destination using various transportation system called “multimodalism” or “through-transport”. A port, due to its strategic geographic location, becomes the converging point of the system, thus allowing it to play a major critical role in this integrated logistic chain.

In the era of globalisation and technological advances, ships are getting bigger and more sophisticated while logistic chains are becoming more complex. In response to this, port reception facilities are constantly transforming themselves to become more dynamic and efficient to cater to the demand of both the seaward as well as the landside movement of goods.... [-]

Malaysia Johor Bahru
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
7 semesters
Campus
Hunter TAFE - Australia

This course is for people wanting to work in management positions in land management such as senior rangers or lands, parks and wildlife managers. ... [+]

This course is for people wanting to work in management positions in land management such as senior rangers or lands, parks and wildlife managers.

In this course you will build technical skills in selected skills areas such as:

Indigenous land management lands, parks and wildlife natural area restoration soil and water conservation pest management natural resource management business processes Other associated courses: Environmental Monitoring and Technology Applied Environmental Management [-]
Australia Newcastle
January 2020
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Institute Of Shipping

How to secure the Importer / Exporter’s interest of cargo over the period of shipment? GREAT OPPORTUNITIES AHEAD ... [+]

How to secure the Importer / Exporter’s interest of cargo over the period of shipment? The steps and cautions to be taken during consignment and the possible ways to get out of any difficult loop is an essential ingredient in Cross-Border Transactions. This is a Subject of high importance as it deals with the risk cover of high value, high volume, bulk Cargo during the process of Shipment and Voyage.

Duration: 6 Months Mode: ONLINE

» Shipping Terminology

Introduction Shipping Terminology Nautical Terms Incoterms Loadline ACU/ADS/CQD/ISPS/SOLAS Tide Clock World Ports

» Shipping Aspects

Modes Of transport Container ships Container/Containerisation Current Shipping Environment Baggage Rules Anti-Dumping Laws & Regulations ISPS Code Major Sea Ports Of World Understanding Sea Routes ... [-]
India Jaipur
July 2019
Part-time
6 months
Online
University of Johannesburg

Environmental Health Practitioners research, identify, evaluate and control possible environmental health hazards. ... [+]

Note: Enrolment of new students will not occur for the Diploma Programme if approval is received to offer the Bachelor in Environmental Health in 2017.

Career

Environmental Health Practitioners research, identify, evaluate and control possible environmental health hazards.

Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 23 Language of teaching and learning- English: 4 (50%+) Mathematics : 3 (40%+) Mathematical Literacy: Not accepted Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) Life Sciences: 4 (50%+) Additional Subject 1: 4 (50%+) Additional Subject 2: 4 (50%+)

Admission for international applicants is subject to meeting the compliance requirements as stipulated by the Immigration Act No 13 of 2002, the regulations made there under the University’s policy. Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to that programme due to space constraints. All applicants have to complete the NBT (National Benchmark Test) prior to admission. The result of the NBT will inform decisions taken on placement of the applicant. Life Orientation is not included when calculating APS.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Confederation College

This multi-faceted, two-year program, is delivered in the middle of northwestern Ontario’s beautiful Boreal Forest. It will train you to effectively manage natural and ma ... [+]

Environmental Technician

This multi-faceted, two-year program, is delivered in the middle of northwestern Ontario’s beautiful Boreal Forest. It will train you to effectively manage natural and man-made environments, and how to communicate and work cooperatively with those from other sectors and disciplines. You will explore environmental issues, as well as learn hands-on tools for assessing, protecting and restoring ecosystems. The curriculum for this program was developed in consultation with representatives from industry and agencies and is based on current practices, our own experience in the field, as well as anticipated needs and technological advances. The need for technically competent personnel is expected to grow considerably in the coming years. The knowledge and skills learned in this program will give you the expertise to compete for environmental career opportunities locally, provincially, nationally and globally.... [-]

Canada Thunder Bay
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Sault College

Want to contribute to conserving and protecting our natural environment? Are you interested in learning how natural ecosystems function and interact? Do you want a reward ... [+]

Natural Environment Technician - Conservation and Management (5220) 2 Years - 4 Semesters Ontario College Diploma CO-OP Program Overview This is a Co-operative Education Program. September and January intakes are available. Please contact the Registrar`s Office for further information. Students are required to complete at least one co-op work placement (CWF100) in order to graduate. Want to contribute to conserving and protecting our natural environment? Are you interested in learning how natural ecosystems function and interact? Do you want a rewarding career carrying out work leading to the sustainability of natural resources? If you answered yes, this is the program for you. Our team of experienced Natural Environment faculty can teach you the skills you`ll need to gain meaningful employment in the rapidly expanding environmental sector. Students will study the natural environment and learn to understand how ecosystem components interact together. You`ll be taught how to identify organisms including birds, fish, mammals, insects, fungi, plants and trees. The physical parts of ecosystems are critically important to their function, so emphasis will be placed on understanding the climatic and geological forces that have shaped the land. Courses in forest soils and aquatic resources will provide students with knowledge of these processes. The focus of this program will be on teaching field skills and techniques which are essential for the inventory, evaluation and monitoring of natural communities. Practical field training will be provided to teach navigating in wild areas using compasses and GPS, and using canoes, motorized boats, ATV`s and snowmobiles for... [-]

Canada Sault Ste. Marie
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Get submerged in this unique course and you’ll wish you could grow gills! Life on land just can’t compare with the mind-blowing array of wildlife that lives beneath the w ... [+]

Get submerged in this unique course and you’ll wish you could grow gills! Life on land just can’t compare with the mind-blowing array of wildlife that lives beneath the waves.

People travel from around the world to study this highly respected Diploma, which is the only course of its type in New Zealand. They recognise the fantastic opportunity to learn and work in our stunning marine environments – if you’re a local make sure you don’t miss the boat!

Students visit remote marine and freshwater environments around the country studying the fascinating range of plants, invertebrates, mammals, birds and fish that live above and below the water and the vital role they play in a healthy ecosystem.... [-]

New Zealand Tauranga
February 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Want to spend your days soaking up New Zealand’s great outdoors and getting paid for it? This Diploma will take you from the classroom to the mountaintops – so strap on y ... [+]

Want to spend your days soaking up New Zealand’s great outdoors and getting paid for it? This Diploma will take you from the classroom to the mountaintops – so strap on your tramping boots!

You’ll examine the challenges facing New Zealand’s clean, green image and what needs to be done to protect our world-famous habitats and landscapes.

Courses include botany, biology, geology, waste water and recycling management, outdoor leadership, coastal management, resource legislation, personal risk management and biosecurity.

Field work in remote reserves and national parks turn the theory into practice – with trips to places such as Fiordland, Coromandel and the Central Plateau.... [-]

New Zealand Tauranga
February 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus