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Environmental Studies (W58) Diploma of Higher Education

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    2 - 4 Years

Course summary

Climate change, biodiversity loss and resource depletion are just some of the environmental issues that are posing challenges to people and ecosystems across the planet. This interdisciplinary diploma combines the social and natural sciences to provide you with knowledge of the societal (social, political, economic, cultural and ethical) and the biophysical (geological, physical, ecological) dimensions of such issues. You'll also gain an understanding of why recognising the connections between these different dimensions is so important if the environmental challenges we face are to be effectively addressed.**Key features of the course**- Develop the core knowledge and skills necessary to understand the complexity and controversies behind key environmental issues- Combine a thorough interdisciplinary grounding in environmental change with a distinctive social science approach to environmental issues- Gain the ability to interpret, analyse, and critically evaluate quantitative and qualitative evidence - Enhance your employability by learning how to work between the social and natural sciences

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Open University

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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