University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Climate Change Management

This course focuses on critically analysing the causes and application of solutions to current issues of climate change. The course explores the causes, consequences and dynamics of climate change. On this basis, detailed studies seek to critically analyse strategies to manage climate change impacts, in terms of both mitigation and adaptation. Understanding the challenges and business opportunities provided by climate change is an integral aim of the course. Particular emphasis is placed on studying the financial and ethical contributions that renewable energy based organisations can make to the development of a modern, sustainable economy, such as developing carbon-management plans for specific clients.

Entry requirements

BSc in cognate environmental subject or BA/BSc in Business Studies, at minimum 2nd Class Honours (2.2). Candidates without these qualifications are considered for entry by assessing levels of professional experience and skills, using School-based procedures for approved prior learning. For students whose 1st language is not English, a standard of written and spoken English equivalent to IELTS 6.0 is required. Candidates must achieve an IELTS minimum score of 6 in the written test as well as in the overall assessment.

Course modules

Typical modules may include: strategies for climate change: mitigation and adaptation; climate change and human forcing; business ethics and ecopreneurship; business and sustainability; professional communication skills; research methods; research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 2 years
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

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