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Global Environment Challenges (Online Learning) PgCert

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

Drawing from the University’s unique breadth of expertise, students on this programme develop an in-depth appreciation of how human activity drives environmental change.

Human activity is changing the natural environment at an unprecedented rate.

As a result, humanity faces a range of complex and interrelated challenges: global warming; ecosystem disruption; biodiversity loss; increasing difficulty in meeting the basic human needs for energy, food, water and shelter.

This part-time, online learning programme takes a multidisciplinary approach to understanding these contemporary environmental issues and will also develop our students’ capacities to address these in professional life.

Career opportunities/b>

This certificate will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed for work with: Governments; NGOs; international aid organisations; United Nations agencies; the private sector; universities; other research institutions.

Application deadline

31 January 2021, 31 March 2021, 30 June 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 5,735overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 81 1

    19th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    187 94%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    54th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    180 85%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    39th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    47th

    24

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