Module Code: MG5155

Micro-credential Overview

In this module the student will learn how to measure and compare the environmental impact of a product, a process, or a service through the application of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) models and tools.  

Start Date

Academic Year 2024/25 - Semester 1

Mode of Study and Assessment

The mode of study for this Micro-credential is Online Learning.

Assessment will be carried out on a continuous basis.

NFQ Level and ECTs 

Level 8

5 ECT’s 

Application Process

From the 1st April 2024 you can apply for any University of Galway Micro-credential through our Online Application Portal

When completing your application please make sure to select the following categories:

Academic level: Micro-credentials and CPD
College/Interest type: Micro-credentials/CPD Undergrad Levels 7 and 8
Academic programme: Science and Engineering Micro-credentials - CPB15. 

You will need to manually enter the Module Name and Code under ‘Module Name’ on the second page of your application. Please copy the name and code below:

Sustainability Measurement - MG5155

You can find more details on our application process here.

Course Fees


Subsided fee: €100

*Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria may qualify for a 80% fee subsidy, subject to the availability of subsidised places.

For eligibility details, please refer to the Eligibility Criteria on the Micro-credentials webpage.

Entry Requirements 

Applicants must be over 21 years of age. Applications can be considered using  Recognition of Prior Learning

Contact Information

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