8 Masters Programs in Climate Change

A master’s degree is typically earned after the completion of undergraduate coursework. This advanced degree demonstrates a student’s knowledge in a specialized area of study. Most programs offer degrees that can be completed in one to three years. What is a Master in Climate Change? This program is typically an examination of the changes in the temperature and weather patterns of the… Read more

A master’s degree is typically earned after the completion of undergraduate coursework. This advanced degree demonstrates a student’s knowledge in a specialized area of study. Most programs offer degrees that can be completed in one to three years.

What is a Master in Climate Change? This program is typically an examination of the changes in the temperature and weather patterns of the earth. Many students will specialize in topics that cover the policy, science, economics, law and governance of climate change. Many programs will cover climate impacts, methodological approaches, climate change economics and policy, vulnerability and adaptation. Upon the completion of their degree, many students will have the skills necessary to comprehend temperature, pressure, wind, and how these atmospheric elements change over short and long periods of time.

Students will benefit from the rigorous study, research and data analysis skills learned when obtaining a Master in Climate Change. The completion of this kind of program is often viewed favorably by potential employers.

The cost of a master’s degree can vary depending on what area of education it is earned in, what country the institution is in, and how long it takes a student to complete the degree. If you have questions about costs it is best to contact the school or university of interest.

With jobs available in both the public and private sectors, people with a Master in Climate Change have a variety of employment options available to them. Careers in research and development, climate forecasting, meteorology and education are available in this broad field. The knowledge and skills learned when obtaining a master’s degree can apply to a variety of industries including energy production, agriculture, military and transportation.

Consider submitting an online application if a master’s degree is of interest to you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand +1 More

The global threat of climate change is real and urgent. Gain insight into climate change challenges in science and policy-making with this multi-disciplinary degree.

The global threat of climate change is real and urgent. Gain insight into climate change challenges in science and policy-making with this multi-disciplinary degree. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
02 Mar 2020
Campus
 
University of Hamburg - School of Integrated Earth and Climate System Sciences (SICSS)
Hamburg, Germany

Interested in Climate Change? Join us! Unique approach: Students study all parts of the climate system, including economics and social sciences - Two years - Taught in English ... +

Interested in Climate Change? Join us! Unique approach: Students study all parts of the climate system, including economics and social sciences - Two years - Taught in English - No tuition fees - International atmosphere with 75 % international students - Small classes with only up to 20 students - Excellent career prospects: 75 % of our graduates start to work in academia, NGOs or consultancies within less than six months after graduation - Access to an international research environment at Germany`s hub for climate research. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
English
October 2020
31 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Stockholm University
Östermalm, Sweden

The Master’s program in Climate Science is offered by the Bolin Centre for Climate Research and, just as the center, is by its nature cross-disciplinary. It emphasizes the bre ... +

The Master’s program in Climate Science is offered by the Bolin Centre for Climate Research and, just as the center, is by its nature cross-disciplinary. It emphasizes the breadth of climate science, providing an overview of climate and environmental change on a range of spatial and temporal scales. You will gain knowledge about the physical and chemical processes that govern Earth’s climate on both short and long timescales, and you will be exposed to state-of-the-art knowledge that is of direct relevance to society. The program aims to give insight and understanding about climate change, its consequences for ecosystems and society, as well as mitigation efforts. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
31 Aug 2020
15 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Do you want to work in the field of artistic heritage and cultural management? This programme trains you to understand the nature and processes of cultural production, interco ... +

Do you want to work in the field of artistic heritage and cultural management? This programme trains you to understand the nature and processes of cultural production, interconnecting the professional worlds of management and culture. The lectures, teaching approach and structure of this programme allow you to idenitfy and exploit new connections between culture and business by exploring the exciting relationship between creativity and innovation. You can also apply the knowledge the degree provides by taking advantage of internship opportunities that prepare you to enter the work force. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Earth history has entered the Anthropocene. While inherently a contested concept, the term denotes a new period in Earth history that is characterized by the unprecedented imp ... +

Earth history has entered the Anthropocene. While inherently a contested concept, the term denotes a new period in Earth history that is characterized by the unprecedented impact of human activities on the Earth’s geological and ecological systems. This specialization integrates the disciplinary insights from Earth Sciences, Environmental Economics and Environmental Policy and Governance to arrive at interdisciplinary solutions to the complex sustainability problems of tomorrow. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2020
01 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Asian Institute of Technology School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)
Rangsit, Thailand

CCSD is a key element of maintaining sustainable livelihoods and economies in Asia. Given the enormous cultural, social, political, and biophysical diversity across Asia, the ... +

CCSD is a key element of maintaining sustainable livelihoods and economies in Asia. Given the enormous cultural, social, political, and biophysical diversity across Asia, the climate change and -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
June 2020
Campus
 
Polytechnic University of Torino
Turin, Italy

The world is changing rapidly and the ability to anticipate risks and provide effective solutions to face the effects of climate change is more important than ever. The first ... +

The world is changing rapidly and the ability to anticipate risks and provide effective solutions to face the effects of climate change is more important than ever. The first edition of the 2nd level Specializing Master's program in "Climate Change: adaptation and mitigation solutions" represents a unique opportunity for young graduates and professionals with a scientific and/or technical background to acquire a full understanding of the dynamics underpinning the ongoing global warming and the decarbonization process in key sectors (e.g. energy, transport, agriculture) and explore how to apply these solutions in real-world situations; profit from a think-tank environment promoting the exchange of ideas and expertise with researchers from top-level universities and top managers from the private sector; gain practical experiences in a well-established network of outstanding companies engaged in production & processing, and service-provision. -
Master
Full-time
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific
Canberra, Australia

Do you want to tackle one of the most important and complex environmental problems encountered by humankind? The ANU Master of Climate Change program offers significant breadt ... +

Do you want to tackle one of the most important and complex environmental problems encountered by humankind? The ANU Master of Climate Change program offers significant breadth and strength within the field through access to world-leading expertise in climate change science and policy, encompassing science, economics, law, policy and governance aspects of climate change vulnerability, adaptation and mitigation. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus