Delivering this investment will require professionals with a deep understanding of the mechanisms that will regulate new financial flows like:
- renewable investment funds
- international climate funds
- carbon markets
In addition, following the Paris Agreement, both developed and developing countries now have increased commitments for addressing climate change, which is driving increased demand for skills and knowledge in carbon and climate finance.
What will I learn?
Previously known as Carbon Finance but renamed to better reflect the content of the Climate Change Finance and Investment programme from The University of Edinburgh, this MSc is dedicated to developing professionals in the field of climate change finance and investment.
Very few business schools in the world have a similar depth of expertise in climate change finance and investment.
The Climate Change Finance and Investment programme is offered by The University of Edinburgh.
Graduates from the MSc in Climate Change Finance and Investment will typically pursue a career in climate change investment, carbon markets, consulting or carbon accounting.
Likely future roles include:
- carbon credit development
- low carbon portfolio management
- renewable energy investment
- climate fund management
- carbon trading
- carbon consulting
- carbon accounting and related policy or regulatory roles (for example, with government or NGOs)
Learning will primarily be through:
- set reading
- class discussions
- group-work assignments
- problem-solving in tutorials
- case studies
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
There are 5 application rounds.
DisciplinesFinance Energy & Power Engineering Sustainable Energy View 157 other Masters in Sustainable Energy in United Kingdom
Entrance to our MSc programmes is strongly competitive. You can increase your chances of a successful application by exceeding the minimum programme requirements.Academic requirements
You will need a UK first-class or 2:1 honours degree from a good university in one of the subjects below, or its international equivalent.
- An undergraduate degree in business, economics, engineering or a social or physical science is normally required.
- Relevant work experience is not required but may increase your chances of acceptance.
- Preference will be given to those with grades above the minimum requirements due to strong competition for places on this programme.
International24000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National20900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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