Sustainability: Climate Change and the Green Economy MSc

School of Social Sciences

Examine the role of climate change action in driving the transition to a sustainable, green economy and explore the steps to achieve it

Start date

January 2021

Duration

12 months

Study mode

Full Time

Location

Dundee City Campus

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
  • climate litigation
  • carbon budgeting
  • the promotion of technology on carbon storage and removal
  • green business models
  • research on behaviour change

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.

In 2015, all UN countries pledged support for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals to achieve a more prosperous future for all while protecting natural resources. This course aligns itself closely to these goals and you will have the opportunity to learn more about them during your studies.

CEPMLP has been a global voice of energy law and policy since 1977. We are now working towards the transition to low-carbon economies worldwide. With over 6,000 postgraduate alumni from more than 50 countries, we prepare our graduates for high–profile careers in the public and private sectors.

Remote internships

As part of this course you have the opportunity to undertake a remote internship in conjunction with Pagoda Projects, with host companies in destinations including China, Mexico, Vietnam and the UK. These internships offer valuable work experience and are designed to increase your cultural understanding and employability skills.

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