Diploma of Environmental Studies

Programme Overview

The Diploma of Environmental Studies program is a four-semester course consisting of 16 units. Students will have to attain a total of 240 credit points to fulfill the requirements of the course. This is a course that evolves from the certificate, with the expectation that candidates would have had good background knowledge in environmental sciences, or had graduated with a certificate in environmental studies. This course aims to equip students with skills and practical knowledge that will empower learners to become environmental educators and advocators in their communities and Solomon Islands. It will help students to better utilize and manage their natural resources towards environmental sustainability and benefits. Learners are expected to develop, encourage networking, and engage in intelligent public disclosures on matters of national and international interests.

Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirement for the Diploma of Environmental Studies is the successful completion of Form 6 with good passes in Math, Science, English, and Social Science or Form 5 for mature age candidates with 5 or more years of work experience in the relevant fields will be considered and those with Certificate in Environmental Studies with GPA of 2.8 and above

Program Structure

Code: DES / NDE
Title: Diploma of Environmental Studies
Duration: 2 years (4 Semesters)
Core Units: 16 Units
Total Credit Points: 240
Campus: Kukum

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