Courses are series of lessons in a specific area of study. After completing a course, students are sometimes qualified to work in a particular career, or they may choose to continue their studies and earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
What are courses in climate change? This subject has become a big talking point among individuals and organizations around the globe. Taking this course prepares students with in-depth knowledge about factors that affect change in temperatures, the effect a warmer Earth has on multiple areas, and what steps can be done to slow down changes. Programs will vary from one school to another, but some typical topics may include climate change science, adaptation, finance, and mitigation; policy framework and legal issues; agriculture and food security; urban planning; and human health.
Students who take a climate change course benefit in that they gain analytical skills that are helpful in a professional setting. They also develop decision-making skills and negotiating abilities that are advantageous both personally and professionally.
The costs associated with taking a course are typically less than those for four-year degrees. Students may find tuition and fees vary quite a bit, so taking the time to research is imperative. Factors tied to financial requirements include how long the program lasts and where the school is located.
Completing a course in climate change may lead to a new career or qualify current professionals for a promotion or change in job titles. Potential career titles may include climate scientist, climate researcher, ecosystem professor, program officer, policy writer, agriculturist, and climate change analyst. Employers can vary and include governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, research companies and laboratories, and corporations.
Whether students are looking for a local program or one across the world, this database lists a variety of courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
This course is built around a five-day, four-night group trip to Norway’s fascinating Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Our primary aim is to stimulate and deepen interest in the Arctic, a region of increasingly vital importance to our world, as well as in the far north of Norway. [+]
*SPECIAL COURSE WITH TRAVEL COMPONENT
Please be aware, you must enroll as a full time student at The American College of Norway and that means that you must study 5 of our courses (Totaling 15 credit). We will communicate with you to discuss which of our other courses you would like to include.
This course is built around a five-day, four-night group trip to Norway’s fascinating Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Our primary aim is to stimulate and deepen interest in the Arctic, a region of increasingly vital importance to our world, as well as in the far north of Norway.
During our time we will experience firsthand the climate of the High North, sample life in Longyearbyen, one of the world’s most northernmost towns, and expand our understanding of Svalbard’s history and status.... [-]