Life Cycle Assessment

This module will introduce the concept of life cycle thinking and the quantitative method life cycle assessment. Students will learn how to conduct a streamlined life cycle assessment of a simple product, process or service. Course Information APPLY ONLINE NFQ: Level 9 CREDITS: 5 LOCATION: Online and MTU Kerry South Campus DURATION: TBC COST: TBC […]

Bioeconomy Model for the Transition to a Low Carbon Economy

This module will provide students with a detailed understanding the theories, paradigms and principles of the bioeconomy and of current global economic, social and technological drivers of the bioeconomy development. Students will a critical understanding of knowledge at the forefront of agri-resource management for the mitigation of climate change and current status of the global […]

Bioeconomy Feedstocks

This module will introduce students to the fundamental principles of biomass feedstock supply for the bioeconomy, with a focus on both dedication production of biomass and recovery of residues/wastes. The physical characterisation and chemistry of biorenewable feedstocks such as bioenergy crops, algae (micro- and macro-), forestry residues, agricultural residues, and organic municipal waste are examined. […]

Innovate Circular

Innovate Circular: Learning to apply circular economy thinking will explore systems innovation and circular design strategies to enable the companies and organisations to transition to more circular operations. It also develops key skills on communicating the circular economy, policy and funding. Course Information APPLY ONLINE NFQ: Level 8 CREDITS: 10 LOCATION: Online and MTU Kerry […]

Circular Economy


The Circular Economy module is a framework for a sustainable economy and society which will provide students with the theory, frameworks and practices of the Circular Economy (CE). Students will explore and interrogate the business case for CE, business models, material flows and value chains. This module will also involve a series on the Circular […]