University of the Highlands and Islands
Developing Low Carbon Communities
This course aims to enable students to critically analyse the theories, principles and concepts of renewable energy, carbon budgeting and community development.
Honours degree in a relevant subject; applicants with an ordinary degree or other qualification and at least 3 years� relevant work experience are encouraged to apply; applicants with formal qualifications below the level of HND who possess substantial experience in an appropriate field or have demonstrated exceptional abilities may also be admitted to the course. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
It is possible to study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full Masters degree Modules include: PgCert: sustainable development; transition to a low carbon society; renewable energy technologies. PgDip: energy, climate and carbon; participatory approaches to community consultation; developing a community energy project; local economic development; developing communities; research methods; energy modelling for buildings; tidal, wind and future energy.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Online study||£ 520 per Credit module (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Online study||£ 780 per Credit module (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Online study||£ 650 per Credit module (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||1 years|
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