Find Part time MSc Programs in Sustainability Studies in London United Kingdom 2019/2020
By definition, sustainability is a process that can be characterized by a certain socio-ecological ideal. In other words, sustainability is often linked to environmental goals of ensuring that resources are used in a costly and effective way as to minimize both waste and damage.
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The programme considers passive (building fabric) and active measures (building services and renewable energy technologies) setting out what approach may be taken when co
The increasing drive towards low carbon and sustainable solutions in the built environment has introduced a need for built environment professionals who can take a holistic view of the sustainability debate. This programme will combine the technical design and engineering issues associated with the delivery of sustainable built environments with an appreciation for how such approaches can be justified in a commercially focused world.
The programme considers passive (building fabric) and active measures (building services and renewable energy technologies) setting out what approach may be taken when considering new build or, as is becoming increasingly important the existing building stock. Students will gain the skills needed to assess these options on a whole life basis with an appreciation for how the financial and business case can be made for such approaches....
This programme is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in agriculture and sustainable development in the private sector, research, NGO or government communities.
As of the 2018/2019 session, the courses offered on this programme will be revised and the programme title may change, but the content will still focus on sustainable agriculture
This programme is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in agriculture and sustainable development in the private sector, research, NGO or government communities. It provides a firm grounding in research methods applicable to the study of sustainable agriculture and the intellectual tools for understanding sustainable agriculture systems. The courses combine theoretical approaches and empirically based learning from case studies of real projects and agricultural scenarios. Teaching will focus on case studies from NRI’s corporate experience of looking at how research into agricultural issues, both in the natural and social sciences, can be translated into knowledge and products that have a real impact on increasing the effectiveness of agriculture in delivering food security and enhancing livelihoods for all stakeholders. The potential role of agricultural innovations, both in technology, including biotechnology, knowledge systems, extension services and institutional partnerships in promoting development are also a strong theme in courses. The aims of the programme are: - To understand modern agricultural systems and the associated technologies of production together with their potential impacts on agriculture and livelihoods - To understand the social, institutional and economic context within which agriculture operates - To understand modern agriculture and its role in sustainable development. Course content: - Research Methods (15 credits) - Tools for Sustainable Agriculture (15 Credits) - Integrated Pest Management (30 credits) -...
The need for environmental sustainability is increasingly acknowledged in policy areas throughout the developed and developing world. For this reason, our course is desig
Why study MSc Sustainability and Environmental Management at Middlesex University?
Our Master's degree in Sustainability and Environmental Management (suited to those with science and technical experience) offers insight into the causes and solutions to a range of environmental issues. You will develop the ability to evaluate the constraints and opportunities facing a variety of institutions and acquire the skills required to implement sustainable policies. You will exercise problem-solving scenarios, develop analytical skills and critically evaluate environmental management policies.
You will study alongside students from a range of cultural backgrounds offering you the chance to learn in an international arena and share ideas on a global scale. You will also take part in a field trip to southern Spain with our teaching staff including researchers from our world-renowned Flood Hazard Research Centre, who have conducted research into desertification processes, management and policy solutions....
This programme aims to provide students with a broad grounding in the main concepts associated with sustainable development, but also provides the opportunity to speciali
Start of programme: October / April
Mode of Attendance: Distance Learning
The rationale for this innovative programme of study lies in the global environment and development challenges that have been articulated in the Sustainable Development Goals. It is clear that solutions to the challenge of sustainable development require holistic, integrated and coordinated actions across a very wide range of sectors, and will increasingly require a multidisciplinary approach. This programme aims to provide students with a broad grounding in the main concepts associated with sustainable development, but also provides the opportunity to specialise in one area in greater depth.
The MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy (GECP) is the first Master's programme to jointly address the issues of climate and energy policy in an interdisciplinary fashion
MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy
Duration: One calendar year (full time). Two or three years (part-time).
Minimum Entry Requirements: A minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). Candidates with a lower class degree but degree-relevant work experience may be considered.
Start of programme: September intake only
Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time
Who is this programme for?
The use of energy – electricity generation, transportation, heating/cooling and industrial consumption – is the most important driver of climate change by far. Effectively addressing this urgent global challenge, therefore, requires transformational changes in the ways we produce, consume and govern energy. More than two decades of political contestation have shown that a supportive policy environment – meaningful and consistent domestic laws and regulation underpinned by ambitious international treaties – is the only way to affect these changes, develop alternatives to emissions-intensive fossil fuels and transition economies around the world onto a secure, low-carbon and climate-friendly footing....
Ranked first in the world for Development Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019), the University of Sussex is recognised as one of the world's leading uni
Ranked first in the world for Development Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019), the University of Sussex is recognised as one of the world's leading universities for research into sustainability and innovation.
Bringing together expertise from three of the universities most proficient research units, the Science Policy Research Unit, School of Global Studies and Institute of Development Studies, this distinctive course offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of sustainability.
With six start dates a year (January, March, May, July, September and November), you can start this course when you like and study in your own time, from your own home.