University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI): Developing Low Carbon Communities

InstitutionUniversity of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
Department Science, Technology and the Environment
Telephone 01463 279190
Study type Taught


What is special about this course? Communities have a key role to play in the development of a low-carbon society. Are you keen to discover more about how renewable and low-carbon energy production can play a central role in community development? Do you want to be at the centre of and lead these developments?

This Developing Low-Carbon Communities course will enable you to do exactly that and, taught by recognised experts, you can be confident you will graduate armed with the most up-to-date information and highest quality skills.

Studying online, on a full-time or part-time basis, you will critically analyse the theories, principles and concepts of renewable energy, carbon budgeting and community development.

Special features ◾Modules are led by recognised experts in the field of community development and low-carbon technologies ◾You will study fully online which means you can fit your studies around your professional and personal life, within the UK and internationally ◾You can study individual modules for personal or professional development (CPD), or work towards the PgCert, PgDip, or full Masters degree

How long will my course last? ◾Full-time (MSc): 1 year @ 35 hours per week ◾Part-time (MSc): 2 to 3 years @ 12 to 18 hours per week ◾Part-time (PgDip): 2 years @ 12 to 18 hours per week ◾Part-time (PgCert): 1 year @ 12 to 18 hours per week


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