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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    North Highland College UHI

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

What is special about this course?

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

Number of hours per week indicates the total number of hours you should dedicate to the course, which includes time spent in lectures and your own time spent on individual study and research.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On completion of this Masters in Developing Low-Carbon Communities, you will be well-equipped to take up positions in the management of community development projects, and in the public and private sectors .

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

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