Course summary
Professional Training
105 hours
490 GBP excl. VAT
Online courses
Course Dates
Online courses
490 GBP
Inquire for start date.
Stonebridge College

Course description


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.

Suitability - Who should attend?

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.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

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
  • Botanist
  • Researcher

About provider

Stonebridge College

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a team of bright and motivated people dedicated to helping learners fulfill their potential and meet their career goals. Set up in 1995, Stonebridge Associated Colleges was initially intended to help people qualify in complementary therapies,...

Read more and show all courses with this provider

Contact info

Stonebridge College

Stonebridge House
Ocean View Road
EX23 8ST Cornwall

 Show phone number

Find a course for you!

  Read the course
 summary on this page

 Fill in your details and Request information

 Receive all the info you need

Find more courses here