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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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Grace Education
Paris , France

Are you preparing for The Leed Green Associate Examinationor Property Management Certification? Sign up to take a free diagnostic test to determine your strengths and weakness ... +

Are you preparing for The Leed Green Associate Examinationor Property Management Certification? Sign up to take a free diagnostic test to determine your strengths and weaknesses. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
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
 
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
18 Feb 2021
09 Feb 2021
Online
 

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School of Sustainability
Bologna , Italy

The course Common Ground introduces students to the culture of sustainability through dialogue whit different personalities, but who share a vision on the future. Common Groun ... +

The course Common Ground introduces students to the culture of sustainability through dialogue whit different personalities, but who share a vision on the future. Common Ground analyzes key issues and challenges that lie ahead, providing the knowledge and tools necessary to design a decent and fair future for all. Common Ground fosters the growth of a group of creatives engaged in the search for appropriate solutions in harmony with the environment and the cultural context. -
Courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Oct 2021
31 Jul 2021
Campus
 
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
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
06 Sep 2021
30 Jul 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Frankfurt , Germany +1 More

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
 
CMI Business School
Madrid , Spain

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

Title of Expert in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability from 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
Part-time
7 weeks
Spanish
Mar 2021
Campus
Online
 
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
 
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
06 Sep 2021
Online
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður , Iceland

The course in Adaptation Planning examines challenges that coastal cities and towns may face in light of predicted future climatological changes, and strategies they can use t ... +

The course in Adaptation Planning examines challenges that coastal cities and towns may face in light of predicted future climatological changes, and strategies they can use to prepare for impacts that such changes may have. Particular emphasis is placed on the potential needs of vulnerable and resource-constrained populations, and the ways in which local government and community-based activities can achieve equitable levels of climate-readiness. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
03 Mar 2021
03 Feb 2021
Campus
 
FutureLearn
Warwick , United Kingdom +1 More

Discover how environmental research can inform how we respond to and solve the major global environmental issues of today.

Discover how environmental research can inform how we respond to and solve the major global environmental issues of today. -
Courses
Part-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
FutureLearn
Paris , France +1 More

Discover the principles of sustainable development, and how to make it a reality in humanitarian organizations.

Discover the principles of sustainable development, and how to make it a reality in humanitarian organizations. -
Courses
Part-time
4 weeks
French
Online
 
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
 

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