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Online Courses in Climate Change 2021

A course can be taken as part of specific area of study. Courses can be applied as credit toward a certificate, diploma or degree, or can be a one-time class. What is a course in climate change? This type of course is typically for students interested in the changing climate of Earth. Specific areas within the study of climate change can be taken as courses, as well as an introductory class. Stude… Read more

A course can be taken as part of specific area of study. Courses can be applied as credit toward a certificate, diploma or degree, or can be a one-time class.

What is a course in climate change? This type of course is typically for students interested in the changing climate of Earth. Specific areas within the study of climate change can be taken as courses, as well as an introductory class. Students usually learn what climate change really means, the science and history behind it, and how humans impact it. In-depth courses may focus on topics such as how climate change affects the cryosphere and oceans, how to project future climate change, and ways to take action.

As part of these kind of courses, students often enhance other beneficial skills. They may learn to better understand and read graphs, stats and charts, which can benefit any future job, as well as hone their critical-thinking and cooperation skills.

The amount of money students can expect to pay for this type of course varies. Each school charges different fees for their courses. The length of the course may also affect the price.

Careers related to climate change span across industries. Students may find jobs in engineering, manufacturing, government, construction and education. The type of career attainable will depend on if specific subjects were studied and if the courses taken were applied to some form of certificate or degree. Generally, options for students with a climate change background may include atmospheric researcher, environmental scientist, biodiversity advisor, data analyst or a subject-specific technician. Climate change knowledge can also be applied to roles such as public relations specialist, business development specialist or policy support specialist.

These courses can be taken online or at campuses throughout the world. 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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FutureLearn
Bergen , Norway +1 More

Learn the physical processes behind climate variation around the world to better understand the causes of climate change.

Learn the physical processes behind climate variation around the world to better understand the causes of climate change. -
Courses
Part-time
3 weeks
English
Online
 
edX
Cambridge , USA

We need to understand the science behind global warming to avoid the most damaging and irreversible climate change impacts on people and planet.

We need to understand the science behind global warming to avoid the most damaging and irreversible climate change impacts on people and planet. -
Courses
Part-time
8 weeks
English
Online
 
FutureLearn
Birmingham , United Kingdom +1 More

Find out how planners and road designers can manage the effect of climate change and extreme weather on rural roads.

Find out how planners and road designers can manage the effect of climate change and extreme weather on rural roads. -
Courses
Part-time
3 weeks
English
Online
 

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