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Skills Boost: Waste in the Circular Economy

Fife College

Other

The award provides learners with the opportunity to develop their values, attitudes and skills towards achieving a circular economy and protect our environment. The knowledge gained from this award will improve their ability to relate their learning and achievements to their future careers, businesses and personal development. You will explore and participate in a variety of activities in order to make you think and challenge yourself, whilst increasing your knowledge via case studies, videos and questions. You will finish the course by creating your own Mission Statement using what you have learnt and any changes and impacts it might...

Circular Business Models for Sustainable Urban Food Systems

FutureLearn

Online

Other

Discover how circular business models transform urban food systems to tackle grand challenges through innovative solutions.
Explore how circular economy can foster sustainable urban food systems

Please note this course runs without facilitation

In a scenario where the world’s population will reach 9 billion people in 2050, with almost 70% of them concentrated in urban areas and requiring three times more resources than we currently use, the traditional ‘linear economy’ is no longer suitable.

On this course, you’ll discover how to design and build circular food systems for resilient, smart...

Sustainability: Climate Change and the Green Economy MSc

University of Dundee

Full-time

Postgraduate

Governments and industry are mobilising to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and these concerns drive efforts to make the economy more sustainable.

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.

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...

Sustainability and the Transition to a Low Carbon Economy MSc

University of Dundee

Full-time

Postgraduate

Explore the relationship between energy, environment, and climate change and how they relate to sustainability throughout all sectors in society.

This course gives you insights and skills in key areas of transition, such as energy, mining, agriculture, waste management, and the reduction of plastics in the circular economy. You will study the law, policy, and economics of energy transition across the energy cycle.

You'll learn about:

- the promotion of renewable energy forms and the ways to reduce carbon emissions from conventional and unconventional fossil fuels

- the...

Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency Methods

Borders College

Full-time, Short course

Other

Delegates will be able to see a number of renewable technologies, thermal imaging and sustainable construction methods (including air tightness principles and Passivhaus standards). This course is tailored to local businesses and sole traders to increase their awareness of where the industry is heading and decide their path of upskilling.

New Energy Technologies: Energy Transition and Sustainable Development

FutureLearn

Online

Other

Explore the development of new energy technologies and discover key energy challenges with this online course.
Discover how business and technology are taking on the world’s energy challenges

In a world facing pressing energy challenges, the need for alternative energy and new energy technologies has never been more pressing. This course explores the new and upcoming technologies that may help solve some of the world’s biggest energy challenges - examining them from both a business and technological perspective.

Created by Grenoble Ecole de Management and Tenerrdis, alongside Air Liquide, GE Renewable Energy, CNR,...

Global Environment, Politics and Society

The University of Edinburgh

Part-time, Full-time

Postgraduate

This programme provides a social science-based, practice-oriented understanding of global environmental challenges and solutions.

Understanding issues such as climate change, sustainable development and biodiversity requires knowledge about the political, moral and societal dimensions of environmental problems and solutions.

Students will develop the knowledge and analytical tools to address questions such as:

- Are meaningful environmental agreements possible in a system of sovereign states?

- Is the environment more than an economic resource for human exploitation?

- What drives groups, individuals or institutions to take action...

Environment, Culture and Society

The University of Edinburgh

Full-time, Part-time

Postgraduate

The MSc Environment, Culture and Society provides up-to-date knowledge of the contemporary issues and debates on the relationships between the environment, nature, culture and society.

Welcoming students from a variety of backgrounds, this exciting MSc will explore the core perspectives, concepts, and practices from the arts, humanities and social sciences needed to imagine and enact sustainable environmental futures.

You will develop the critical and creative skills and abilities to assess the importance and implications of geographical and other conceptual debates which shape environmental policy and practice.

**Reputation and relevance**
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Earth Futures: Environment, Communities, Relationships

University of Glasgow

Full-time

Postgraduate

The Masters in Earth Futures is an interdisciplinary programme that bridges knowledge across the social and physical sciences. It aims to equip students with the expertise, experience and skills to tackle the environmental and societal challenges of sustainable development in the anthropocene. Through a compulsory placement module, students will develop practical experience of working in social and environmental governance, activist and community sectors. This will be supported by research-led teaching covering key global challenges and ethical imperatives in sustainable community and environmental development.

**WHY THIS PROGRAMME**

- Our School of Geographical and Earth Sciences...

Environment, Culture and Communication (Dumfries Campus)

University of Glasgow

Part-time, Full-time

Postgraduate

This programme explores the relationships we hold with our ‘wild’ environments, and how these evolved. You will develop a knowledge of environmental debates from both cultural and scientific perspectives, and learn to communicate environmental issues using a variety of tools and strategies. It is suitable for students with or without a specialism in literary or environmental studies.

**WHY THIS PROGRAMME**

- This interdisciplinary programme focuses on the emergent field of Ecocriticism and the wider Environmental Humanities, and aims to enable students to understand environmental issues from multiple perspectives.

- The School...

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