University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Carbon Innovation

The interdisciplinary nature of the programme provides a detailed understanding of the economics of climate change and a broad and integrated understanding of carbon footprinting, ecosystem valuation, energy systems and energy policy.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 degree, or its international equivalent, in any subject. Professional experience will also be taken into account. If English is not the 1st language, applicants must have 1 of the following qualifications as evidence of their spoken and written English: IELTS Academic: total 7.0 (at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL-iBT: total 100 (at least 20 in each module); PTE(A): total 67 (at least 56 in each of the 'Communicative Skills' sections; the 'Enabling Skills' sections are not considered); CAE and CPE: total 185 (at least 169 in each module).

Course modules

This programme comprises 3 compulsory courses that move from the economics of climate change, to measurement of climate change impacts to the policy and science behind the energy sources we use to power our world. Compulsory courses: carbon economics; climate change measurement; energy and climate.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance learning

Key information

Programme Secretary
Telephone number: 
0131 650 4866