About the Ecology Diploma
The course is designed to offer an in-depth look at how plants and animals react with their environment. Ecology is a type of biology thatenables us to understand patterns in nature and environmental problems.
This qualification explores the balance of ecosystems, helping you to identify how different living creatures work together. Modules focus on topics including the evolutionary process, and how to analyse types of climate, fungi and land formations. Stonebridge’s ecology course covers everything from mountains and rivers, to the role of coral reefs. You’ll learn more about global warming, with the opportunity to study the ozone layer, glaciers and greenhouse gases.
Our ecology course is entirely online, and you’ll benefit from the support of a personal tutor via phone, email and Skype. PEARL, our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) makes it simple to access your study materials 24/7. You can connect with likeminded students and even track your progress all in one place.
Who should study this course?
Ecology courses are ideal for anyone who is passionate about the environment, with the ambition to build a career in the industry. This qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you have reached a level of knowledge that can be successfully applied toa range of projects. No previous experience is necessary to get started.
What happens after the course?
Once you have finished your distance learning course, you’ll have developed a variety of transferable skills, including the ability to make connections between data. Home study will also give you the confidence to research independently and write reports.
Short courses in ecology are a great way to find out more about the field and discover where your interests lie. Most people in the industry go on to specialise in one area. You could work towards further qualifications or a degree in ecology at university.
Careers options include working as a:
- Ecology consultant
For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0121 392 8288
Ecology Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.
Ecosystems and populations
The development of life
Animals, parasites and endangered species
Fungi, tundra and rain forest
Mountains, rivers and deserts
The greenhouse effect, the ozone layer, poisons and waste materials
For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here
- All study materials
- Study Guide
- Full Tutor and Admin support
- The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).