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University of Dundee: Sustainability: Climate Change and the Green Economy MSc

Institution University of Dundee View institution profile
Department School of Social Sciences
Web http://www.dundee.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

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.

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The University of Dundee

The University of Dundee was established in 1881 and aims to transform lives, working locally and globally through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge.

We are one of the UK’s top 30 universities (Complete University Guide 2022) and we have some of the best levels of graduate employment in the UK – in fact, we are 1st in Scotland for the proportion of graduates entering high skilled employment (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020).

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