Taught course

Climate Justice

Institution
Glasgow Caledonian University · School of Engineering and Built Environment
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in international development, development studies, environmental sciences, climate change, social sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, geography, political sciences, sustainable development, or economics. Other subjects combined with relevant work experience may be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Each year, the effects of climate change become more pronounced. People all over the world are displaced due to rising sea levels, crop-destroying droughts and increasingly frequent floods and forest fires. Over the next decade, these climate consequences will only intensify. How we chose to move forward is one of the most important ethical questions we face.

Glasgow Caledonian University is the university for the common good. You will benefit from an impressive, international teaching cohort, research-led and further enhanced by expert speakers, we provide a truly practical learning experience. The only programme of its kind, this masters programme can help influence change at the point where science, human rights and policy development intersect.

The growing field of climate justice needs people who can help craft public policy at local or global level, work with non-profit and intergovernmental agencies, assist developmental organisations or pursue academic research in the field.

Taking a practical, multi-disciplinary approach, the curriculum at Glasgow Caledonian University offers in depth study of the complex issues of climate justice.

  • Explore topics in resources and sustainability
  • Learn about carbon management and renewable energy technologies
  • Study how water access affects public health
  • Investigate gender issues and their implications for human rights
  • Master the basics of project management and environmental management

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12-16 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
studentenquiries@gcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 331 8630