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The Postgraduate Certificate in Global Environment Challenges is an online distance learning programme for people working, or considering a career, at the intersections of policy, real-world practice and/or research in a range of sectors, including government, international agencies, NGOs, private sector and academia.
A UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, in any subject. Professional experience will also be taken into account.
Applicants are encouraged to use their personal statement in the application to describe their interests in the programme and what they would bring to the programme as well as provide details on any relevant work experience.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements. Detailed advice for international students is available here:
Drawing from the University’s unique breadth of expertise in many related areas, this programme takes an interdisciplinary approach in helping students understand in depth the environmental challenges faced by humanity, and how human activity, intentional or not, drives environmental change.
This certificate is delivered as an online distance learning programme, comprising 60 credits, split into the following 20-credit taught courses:
The courses are delivered through a mix of online modes, including video lectures that draw upon expertise from across the University, study guides, selfdirected and guided reading, and a range of interactive online reflection and discussion activities.
Students will be equipped to:
These programmes will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need for work with governments, NGOs, international aid organisations, United Nations agencies, the private sector, universities, other research institutions and elsewhere.
Please see Scholarships and Student Funding Services for information about funding opportunities:
This article was published on Apr 25, 2013