Máster en Gestión del Carbón Aplicada (Campus de Dumfries) MSc
El Máster en Gestión del Carbón Aplicada le brinda la oportunidad de convertirse en un especialista en la gestión sostenible del carbón, ayudando a organizaciones e instituciones a luchar contra el calentamiento global.
- This programme is based in Dumfries, south-west Scotland, it is offered as a result of an unique partnership between the University of Glasgow and the Crichton Carbon Centre.
- The Dumfries Campus is ideally situated to make an important contribution to the international agenda for tackling climate change: it is close to natural carbon sinks, relevant non-government organisations and renewable energy companies.
- There are a number of scholarships and work placement opportunities available.
- You will have excellent employment prospects in a variety of highly interesting and rewarding roles, as well as opportunities to progress to doctoral study.
- MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time.
Teaching is through a combination of lectures, seminars, projects, study trips and fieldwork. At as a graduate of the programme you will
- be able to demonstrate an understanding of the conceptual and methodological bases for conducting high-quality investigations in the context of carbon management
- be able to analyse the ethical considerations relevant to carbon management in an occupational or professional context
- be able to apply the tools employed for tackling greenhouse gas emissions
- be able to evaluate the effectiveness of different strategies employed to tackle greenhouse gas emissions
- have the knowledge and technical ability to assess and advise on carbon management.
Content Core courses
- Carbon auditing and management
- Climate, carbon and change
- Theory and principles of sustainability
- Environmental ethics and behavioural change.
- Climate change: impacts on ecology
- Sustainable Buildings
- Environmental economics
- Sustainable energy technologies
- Tourism sustainability and climate change
- Policies for sustainability and development
Other optional courses are available.
You will also complete either a work placement project or dissertation.
As a graduate you will be able to pursue careers such as carbon management, energy conservation and carbon auditing with environmental consultancies, private companies and governmental agencies.
You will also be well prepared for an academic career in this field.
Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.
If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.