Distance learning Master's Degree in Sustainability in Moray in United Kingdom

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Sustainability

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Sustainability seems to be a global movement, with many countries trying to move towards this important ideal of preserving resources for as long as possible. This has proven to be somewhat of a social challenge, which affects everything from individual lifestyles to transportation.

Dealing with public universities is far from an optimal option. Private schools provide much better assistance in your distance learning experience. Several online university draws teachers and students at great distances from all over the world. This vastly increases the diversity in a distance learning classroom and produces challenging conversation among those from hugely divergent communities, regions, and distant cultures.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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Master In Embedded Systems Design For Sustainability

Gaia Education
Online Full time Part time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Forres + 1 more

The Master in Integrated Systems Design for Sustainability, GEDSiS, 2-year is an official course of the Open University of Catalonia, of interest to all those who want to create sustainable communities or organizations. This is the first and only course on the market that addresses sustainable design from a holistic perspective that includes the four main dimensions of sustainability: social, economic, ecological and world view of sustainability. [+]

Distance learning Masters in Sustainability in Moray in United Kingdom. The Master in Integrated Systems Design for Sustainability, GEDSiS, 2-year is an official course of the Open University of Catalonia, of interest to all those who want to create sustainable communities or organizations. This is the first and only course on the market that addresses sustainable design from a holistic perspective that includes the four main dimensions of sustainability: social, economic, ecological and world view of sustainability. Most people in the world live and work in towns and cities with transportation systems, building systems, forms of land use, power systems, economic and financial systems, governance, etc., all "designed "with a specific intention at a given time. But the design continues. Towns, cities, communities and human organizations are constantly being redesigned to suit the conditions of a changing environment. The problems of climate change, biodiversity loss, depletion of natural resources, increasing inequality and poverty, the growing demand for greater social participation, etc. They force us to rethink our way of being in the world, the way how we design our communities and organizations that are truly sustainable. Art and science of designing human settlements and sustainable entrepreneurship is a multidimensional, comprehensive and holistic company, covering all human experience. For a good design everything is relevant, it is therefore necessary to combine the best of traditional wisdom based on the place, with appropriate modern technologies and innovation, always within the limits of natural cycles that sustain life on Earth. The Master in Design of Integrated Systems for Sustainability has been 'designed' to train generalists, able to understand and integrate numerous simultaneously and different disciplines, and interested in developing an active role in transforming their communities and organizations. People with Permaculture Design Certificate or EDE validate the subject of Basic Principles, which will save them more than 150 € in tuition. Who should attend Urban planning professionals, rural and bio- Professionals in architecture, construction and engineering Community leaders (in rural or urban communities) and organizational (in all kinds of entrepreneurial projects large and small scale) Planners, designers and researchers sustainable human habitats Businessmen and economists interested in social and environmental responsibility, and ethical and sustainable development Educators who want to learn new skills and perspectives Teachers and students with an interest in sustainable design Social workers and educators Aid workers and responsible NGOs related to development and cooperation Career prospects Private Sector Coordinator or advisor sustainable design teams to create new eco-districts, eco-developments, eco-condominiums, eco-enterprises, etc. Public Sector: manager or consultant in environment and urban planning departments of any public administration. NGO Sector: manager or consultant cooperation projects involving the (re) partial or total design of local communities full program First year. Graduate Design for Sustainability 1st Specialization: Ecosystems and social dynamics The social dimension of sustainable design Create community and embrace diversity The Art of Compassionate Communication Facilitation Skills: Decision-making and conflict resolution personal empowerment and leadership skills Celebrating Life: Art and Creativity Local, bioregional and global reach The ecological dimension of sustainable design A systems approach to eco-design Appropriate Technology: Water Permaculture, Sustainable Agriculture and Natural areas Appropriate Technology: Energy Construction and ecological restoration 2nd Specialization: Sustainable Economy and systems thinking The economic dimension of sustainable design Bringing the global economy towards sustainability Making money our servant and not our master right livelihood Revitalize local economies legal and financial issues Vision of the world A vision of the emerging world and holistic The awakening of consciousness Reconnecting with nature Health and Healing Socially Engaged Spirituality Second year. Deepening the design 3rd Specialization: Designing with nature permaculture design human settlements The design process Methods of analysis and design natural patterns 2 Organizations as ecosystems, complexity and biomimicry The bases of biomimicry Life and the complexity of open systems Levels of natural organization, cognitive systems and collective intelligence Application in organizations 4th Specialization: Design adapted to the context Design of urban ecosystems Urban systems and ecosystems Elements for sustainable urban development Materials, water and energy ecosystem planning rural and indigenous communities, inspiration and adaptation The connection to the land Than linear to cyclic Pagamentos balance and traditional technologies biological and cultural diversity the key to resilience Final work of master Objectives and competences The overall objective of the program is to train design professionals, in all its manifestations (educators, architects, engineers, environmental managers, etc.) for the development of their professions within the framework of a culture for the development of habitats, communities and sustainable organizations. To do this, students can achieve the following general competencies: Ability to implement processes of transition to a comprehensive sustainable culture both on a small scale (small businesses, associations and local communities), and at the level of large bioregional communities and organizations. Ability to (re) designing communities and organizations from a holistic, systemic and integrated approach, making use of recent developments in complexity theory and dynamical systems. Ability to lead or advise a multidisciplinary team, consisting of experts in the various fields of design sustainable communities and organizations. Ability to understand the great challenges we face in an increasingly complex and information-based society, and to adequately respond to such challenges in our personal lives. [-]