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MSc Climate Change and International Development

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of East Anglia UEA

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

In recent years climate change has held a lead position on the international development agenda and world political stage, making this course particularly relevant today.

You’ll cover a range of issues surrounding international and local dimensions, particularly the questions of mitigation and adaptation in resource-poor and vulnerable settings.

The course will address multiple dimensions of climate change and development including those mentioned earlier. You’ll also look at local responses to extreme events and disasters, and adaptation and mitigation impacts in Africa. There may also be the opportunity to participate in a United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Meeting (UNFCCC).

And you’ll focus on the political ecology approach to understanding debates and policy processes underpinning responses to environmental and natural resource problems.

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If you work in international development and climate change policy and practice, this is the course to further your career.

You’ll address multiple dimensions including international policy frameworks on climate change such as urban climate change governance, adaptation and mitigation choices and pathways, linking climate change mitigation and development, carbon trade, climate change and poverty reduction, trade-offs and synergies, and local responses to extreme events and disasters. You’ll be taught by a team of internationally renowned natural scientists, policy analysts and economists. Your course material will draw upon existing and ongoing research and applied work through the School of International Development and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.

The interdisciplinary approach of the course ensures you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with the School of Environmental Sciences through science-based modules on climate change.

Application deadline

01-06-2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,600per year

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

University information

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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

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