Course in Global Energy and Climate Policy

SOAS University of London

Program Description

Course in Global Energy and Climate Policy

SOAS University of London

Course in Global Energy and Climate Policy

The Global Energy and Climate Policy course offers an introduction to the theoretical and practical understanding of how energy and climate change policies are designed, shaped, advocated and implemented. As energy markets go truly global, domestic energy policies are becoming more and more entangled with wider issues of international governance. Concurrently, the urgent need to mitigate and adapt to climate change and transition to a low-carbon future is adding a further layer of complexity.

The course is aimed broadly at people interested in learning more about interconnected issues in energy and climate policy globally. It assumes a level of interest but no necessary previous knowledge. However, the course also offers sufficient up to date research and new critical perspectives to be of interest to people with expertise in or academic familiarity with the topic as well.

The main aim of the course is to provide this wide-ranging introduction in a self-contained, but in-depth form, alongside the important practical skills necessary to understand and discuss energy and climate policy, and lay the groundwork for greater engagement in the future – either through academic study, in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors.

When will I have access to the lectures and assignments?

Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

What if I need additional time to complete the course?

Not a problem - course schedules are flexible, and course fee payments provide 180 days of full course access and Certificate eligibility. Self-paced courses have suggested deadlines, but you won’t be penalized for missing deadlines as long as you earn your Certificate within 180 days. Session-based courses may require you to meet deadlines to stay on track; but if you fall behind, you can switch to a later session, and any work you’ve completed will transfer to you.

What will I get if I pay for this course?

If you pay for this course, you will have access to all of the features and content you need to earn a Course Certificate. If you complete the course successfully, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there; you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. Note that the Course Certificate does not represent official academic credit from the partner institution offering the course.

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Last updated May 22, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 16, 2018
Feb. 2019
Duration
Duration
6 weeks
Part time
Price
Price
Free
Information
Deadline
Sept. 30, 2018
Locations
United Kingdom - London, England
Start date: Oct. 16, 2018
Application deadline Sept. 30, 2018
End date Feb. 17, 2019
Start date: Feb. 2019
Application deadline Jan. 31, 2019
End date June 30, 2019
Dates
Oct. 16, 2018
United Kingdom - London, England
Application deadline Sept. 30, 2018
End date Feb. 17, 2019
Feb. 2019
United Kingdom - London, England
Application deadline Jan. 31, 2019
End date June 30, 2019
Price
You can benefit from a FREE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) at SOAS University of London.