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Sustainability - Climate Change and the Green Economy

University of Dundee

12 months
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19900 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
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About

Examine the role of climate change action in driving the transition to a sustainable, green economy and explore the steps to achieve it through this MSc Sustainability - Climate Change and the Green Economy from University of Dundee.

Overview

The MSc Sustainability - Climate Change and the Green Economy from University of Dundee draws on expertise in regulatory and environmental issues to provide the best possible training, including in climate policy, effective emissions trading, renewable energy, the circular economy, and the increasingly important environmental industries.

You will examine the role of climate change action in driving the transition to a sustainable (green) economy, climate science, policy, and law.

You will also study:

  • the international law of the Paris Agreement
  • climate litigation
  • carbon budgeting
  • the promotion of technology on carbon storage and removal
  • green business models
  • research on behaviour change

This course draws on expertise in regulatory and environmental issues to provide the best possible training, including in climate policy, effective emissions trading, renewable energy, the circular economy, and the increasingly important environmental industries.

Careers

As societies move to become more sustainable and develop low-carbon economies, this course will place you in the fast growing area of energy, environment, society, and governance (EESG) sections of firms, governments, and consultancies

It will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to take up a wide range of careers in:

  • policy
  • practical management
  • training and research

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Just Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy
  • Principles of Sustainability
  • Analytical Tools for Energy Economics
  • Energy and Climate Science, Policy and Litigation
  • Sustainability and the Just Transition for the Mining Sector
  • International Relations and Energy and Natural Resources

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree in Law, Geography, Environmental Science/Studies, Planning, Engineering, or Business Studies at lower second class or above.
  • Consideration will also be given to applicants with other academic backgrounds who explain clearly their motivation for undertaking the relevant MSc, outlining any relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8350 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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