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Students wanting to change their education focus may choose to take some courses to get back on track. A course is also beneficial to those who are currently working and want to expand their skills to improve their future career outlook. What are courses in sustainability studies? These are designed for students who care about the environment and want to be involved in sustainability management so… Read more

Students wanting to change their education focus may choose to take some courses to get back on track. A course is also beneficial to those who are currently working and want to expand their skills to improve their future career outlook.

What are courses in sustainability studies? These are designed for students who care about the environment and want to be involved in sustainability management solutions. Each program will vary in its course offerings and focus, and some will have a more general approach while others explore specific subjects. Examples of topics include energy management in buildings, energy intensity of food production, new transportation technologies, renewable energy systems, and energy security. Focused subject areas may be sustainable supply chain management, greenhouse emissions, environmental economics, and environmental toxicology.

Students develop a number of beneficial skills by taking these courses. Some examples of abilities that may lead to enhanced career options include problem solving, critical thinking, and effective oral and written communication skills.

Students who avoid getting a higher education because they think it will cost too much may think differently when looking at courses. Many of them are short in duration, which makes them more affordable, and they can typically be taken part-time or online so one can still earn a living while going to school.

Careers in the sustainability field can be found in the humanities, social sciences, and biological sciences. The actual career paths can differ greatly, but in some ways the jobs promote social responsibility, environmental protection, and profitability. Specific titles may include civil engineer, industrial production manager, atmospheric and space scientist, chief sustainability executive, data entry technician, outreach coordinator, environmental policy director, natural resource manager, and international development researcher.

Explore here for online, local, and international sustainability courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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FutureLearn
Milton Keynes , United Kingdom +1 More

Explore the concerns about rising wealth and income inequality between different generations in developed countries.

Explore the concerns about rising wealth and income inequality between different generations in developed countries. -
Courses
Part-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Oxford , United Kingdom

Corporations are under increasing scrutiny for their contributions to society and the environment. Against this backdrop, a business strategy that considers its environmental ... +

Corporations are under increasing scrutiny for their contributions to society and the environment. Against this backdrop, a business strategy that considers its environmental impact is vital. There is an increased demand for corporate leaders with the ability to drive sustainability and shift the traditional methods of value creation towards the concept of the triple bottom line. -
Courses
Part-time
6 weeks
English
Online
 
Institute of Advanced Design Studies
Budapest , Hungary

The Advanced Design for Sustainability (ades4s) course offers a one-year highly immersive, co-creative transdisciplinary program to postgraduate students from all backgrounds. ... +

The Advanced Design for Sustainability (ades4s) course offers a one-year highly immersive, co-creative transdisciplinary program to postgraduate students from all backgrounds. In this course, we guide our students towards becoming Thought Leaders in Sustainability whose job will be to influence the actions taken in traditional practices of design, architecture, technology, engineering, or in other fields where material outputs are produced. -
Courses Courses
Full-time
9 months
Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Milano Fashion Institute
Milan , Italy

The short course “New Sustainable Fashion”, supported by Vogue Talents is aiming at preparing graduate and graduating students, young managers, professionals and young entrepr ... +

The short course “New Sustainable Fashion”, supported by Vogue Talents is aiming at preparing graduate and graduating students, young managers, professionals and young entrepreneurs to deal with the complexity of responsibility in the fashion industry by providing concrete tools and sharing inspiring business practices. -
Courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Campus
 
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Frankfurt , Germany

Natural disasters are a major impediment to development in many countries, undermining sustainable development and leading to loss of lives and livelihoods. The course will he ... +

Natural disasters are a major impediment to development in many countries, undermining sustainable development and leading to loss of lives and livelihoods. The course will help to understand the spectrum of solutions offered by innovative climate and disaster risk insurance products as an essential element of a comprehensive risk management strategy. Participants will be introduced to the process of product development as well as tools and models relevant for climate and disaster risk analysis, insurance product design and pricing. -
Courses
Full-time
3 days
English
05 May 2021
07 May 2021
Campus
 
Istituto Modartech
Pontedera , Italy

The goal of the course is to provide the knowledge and the instruments to take up this challenge and opportunity, discovering the best practices, circular systems, and chains, ... +

The goal of the course is to provide the knowledge and the instruments to take up this challenge and opportunity, discovering the best practices, circular systems, and chains, identifying the design practices of sustainable fashion, developing a critical and responsible conscious at the social and environmental level. -
Courses
Part-time
2 weeks
English
Online
 
CMI Business School
Madrid , Spain

Title of Expert in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability of CMI Business School , the first business school specialized in CSR, where the integrity of people take ... +

Title of Expert in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability of CMI Business School , the first business school specialized in CSR, where the integrity of people takes center stage to learn processes and techniques from a new perspective of collaboration and thus obtain the best results. -
Courses
Full-time
4 weeks
Spanish
Campus
 
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews , United Kingdom

The Sustainable Aquaculture modular course allows students to study individual modules from a range of part-time, e-learning, postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop s ... +

The Sustainable Aquaculture modular course allows students to study individual modules from a range of part-time, e-learning, postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop students' critical understanding of the development and principles of aquaculture. The credits for each module successfully completed may be transferred and contribute towards a postgraduate qualification (PG Cert, PGDip, MSc) at a later date. -
Courses
Full-time
9 - 12 weeks
English
Online
 
IES Abroad
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno , Ecuador

This three-week January Term is perfect for students interested in Marine Ecology and Environmental Studies. You’ll study at the Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and ... +

This three-week January Term is perfect for students interested in Marine Ecology and Environmental Studies. You’ll study at the Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences (GAIAS) on the island of San Cristóbal. This remote campus of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito was established to further efforts in conservation and sustainable development on the Galápagos Islands. -
Courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Campus
 
Acudemy
London , United Kingdom

We’ve all heard and used the words ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’ before but what do they actually mean and how do they affect you as an employer or employee?

We’ve all heard and used the words ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’ before but what do they actually mean and how do they affect you as an employer or employee? -
Courses
Full-time
English
Online
 
edX
Cambridge , USA

Learn how to contribute to a sustainable economic system by implementing novel business and design approaches.

Learn how to contribute to a sustainable economic system by implementing novel business and design approaches. -
Courses
Part-time
7 weeks
English
Online
 
School of Sustainability
Bologna , Italy

One of the challenges today is to redefine the relationship between architecture and engineering as not only technological but genetic. Building owners, designers, and builder ... +

One of the challenges today is to redefine the relationship between architecture and engineering as not only technological but genetic. Building owners, designers, and builders are called upon to radically change their design approach, identifying the evolution of traditional building techniques and searching for emerging technologies for unique opportunities to restore a deep connection with the climate, the culture and the natural landscape of the site of each intervention. The objective of the course is to design buildings with low technology (in terms of the physical plant) and to work with the form and the materials as new agents of performance. -
Courses
Full-time
5 months
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
European Summer School
Prague , Czech Republic

In this course, you will learn what it takes to become an effective leader of a team or a company. You will find out how to effectively communicate and motivate your teammates ... +

In this course, you will learn what it takes to become an effective leader of a team or a company. You will find out how to effectively communicate and motivate your teammates, how to manage the projects and make others committed. -
Courses
Full-time
10 days
English
Campus
 
Harvard Business School Online
Cambridge , USA

Climate change. Income inequality. Social injustice. These are just three of the big problems of our time. In Sustainable Business Strategy, you will learn how businesses can ... +

Climate change. Income inequality. Social injustice. These are just three of the big problems of our time. In Sustainable Business Strategy, you will learn how businesses can thrive and grow while simultaneously playing a major role in solving some of these big problems. You will also learn how you as an individual can make a difference. -
Courses
Part-time
3 weeks
English
Online
 
FutureLearn
Bracknell , United Kingdom +1 More

Gain valuable insight into sustainable construction and development, and learn best practices from sustainability initiatives.

Gain valuable insight into sustainable construction and development, and learn best practices from sustainability initiatives. -
Courses
Part-time
5 weeks
English
Online
 

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