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Online Courses in Sustainability Studies 2020

Courses are versatile study programs that can be valuable for several desired educational outcomes. A course is usually one class and may be beneficial if the student looks to gain initial knowledge about a subject, hone a particular skill or simply learn more about a personal interest. What is a course in sustainability studies? Sustainability courses examine the relationship between humans and t… Read more

Courses are versatile study programs that can be valuable for several desired educational outcomes. A course is usually one class and may be beneficial if the student looks to gain initial knowledge about a subject, hone a particular skill or simply learn more about a personal interest.

What is a course in sustainability studies? Sustainability courses examine the relationship between humans and the environment. The field of sustainability often focuses on mitigating the environmental impact caused by human activities by encouraging dynamic solutions to the world’s waste, food shortage, climate change, conservation and pollution challenges. Sustainability can be a bridge linking different yet interrelated fields such as environmental science, conservation and economics.

Studying sustainability can provide the student with a number of valuable life skills. Working with others in a collaborative environment can foster the important skill of teamwork. Additionally, a sustainability student will likely become quite knowledgeable about both environmental science and economics, two subjects that often translate to higher salaries and better job potential.

The cost of a sustainability course or degree varies from school to school. It is likely a sustainability program will take the student at least two years to complete. It’s best to contact schools for the most current financial information.

When the student has completed the study requirements for a sustainability course, he or she can pursue jobs in a variety of fields. Job opportunities for sustainability course graduates commonly include positions in environmental science organizations, conservation associations, landfill and waste remediation facilities, water treatment facilities and private environmental consulting firms. Job titles for program participants are varied and can range from project manager to environmental analyst to sustainability consultant.

To find out more about taking a sustainability course online, visit the course listing page and fill out the website form. 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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Cambridge, USA

Learn how to contribute to a sustainable economic system by implementing novel business and design approaches.

Learn how to contribute to a sustainable economic system by implementing novel business and design approaches. -
Courses
Part-time
7 weeks
English
Online
Harvard Business School Online
Cambridge, USA

Climate change. Income inequality. Social injustice. These are just three of the big problems of our time. In Sustainable Business Strategy, you will learn how businesses can ... +

Climate change. Income inequality. Social injustice. These are just three of the big problems of our time. In Sustainable Business Strategy, you will learn how businesses can thrive and grow while simultaneously playing a major role in solving some of these big problems. You will also learn how you as an individual can make a difference. -
Courses
Part-time
3 weeks
English
17 Sep 2020
08 Sep 2020
Online
Institute of Advanced Design Studies
Budapest, Hungary

The Advanced Design for Sustainability (ades4s) course offers a one-year highly immersive, co-creative transdisciplinary program to postgraduate students from all backgrounds. ... +

The Advanced Design for Sustainability (ades4s) course offers a one-year highly immersive, co-creative transdisciplinary program to postgraduate students from all backgrounds. In this course, we guide our students towards becoming Thought Leaders in Sustainability whose job will be to influence the actions taken in traditional practices of design, architecture, technology, engineering, or in other fields where material outputs are produced. -
Courses Courses
Full-time
9 months
Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
HAC Leadership & Management
Madrid, Spain

The University Expert in Circular Economy Management consists of 22 ECTS credits. The duration of the training is seven months.

The University Expert in Circular Economy Management consists of 22 ECTS credits. The duration of the training is seven months. -
Courses
Part-time
7 months
Spanish
Oct 2020
Online
UK Open College
UK Online, United Kingdom

The Environmental Studies specification enables students to gain an insight into the environment and the scientific processes that control and affect it.

The Environmental Studies specification enables students to gain an insight into the environment and the scientific processes that control and affect it. -
Courses
Part-time
700 hours
English
Online
Gaia Education
Forres, United Kingdom +3 More

Are you looking to consciously reinvent cooperative and harmonious ways of living and working together? If so, how do we design for group development, leadership, conflict res ... +

Are you looking to consciously reinvent cooperative and harmonious ways of living and working together? If so, how do we design for group development, leadership, conflict resolution, decision-making, creativity, social justice, and communication? -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil)
Online
TU Delft Open & Online Education
Netherlands Online, Netherlands

Learn skills and tools needed to analyze 'deep' uncertainties, to anticipate change and to design adaptation pathways for large-scale and long-term interventions in infrastruc ... +

Learn skills and tools needed to analyze 'deep' uncertainties, to anticipate change and to design adaptation pathways for large-scale and long-term interventions in infrastructure and water management systems. -
Courses
Part-time
6 weeks
English
Online
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

Corporations are under increasing scrutiny for their contributions to society and the environment. Against this backdrop, a business strategy that considers its environmental ... +

Corporations are under increasing scrutiny for their contributions to society and the environment. Against this backdrop, a business strategy that considers its environmental impact is vital. There is an increased demand for corporate leaders with the ability to drive sustainability and shift the traditional methods of value creation towards the concept of the triple bottom line. -
Courses
Part-time
6 weeks
English
16 Sep 2020
08 Sep 2020
Online
Acudemy
London, United Kingdom

We’ve all heard and used the words ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’ before but what do they actually mean and how do they affect you as an employer or employee?

We’ve all heard and used the words ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’ before but what do they actually mean and how do they affect you as an employer or employee? -
Courses
Full-time
English
Online
Institute of Advanced Design Studies
Budapest, Hungary

The Advanced Design for Sustainability (ades4s) course is a uniquely built transdisciplinary programme training students to bridge scientific and technological discoveries and ... +

The Advanced Design for Sustainability (ades4s) course is a uniquely built transdisciplinary programme training students to bridge scientific and technological discoveries and developments with the needs in society and the environment through design. Our students deep-dive into researching across disciplinary boundaries, acquiring knowledge from multiple scientific and humanities fields, and through their own skill base producing innovative contemporary solutions to the complex multilayered challenges of today. -
Courses
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
Online
Gaia Education
Forres, United Kingdom +3 More

Do you want to be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem? Do you want to learn to create elegant solutions carefully adapted to the biocultural uniqueness of pl ... +

Do you want to be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem? Do you want to learn to create elegant solutions carefully adapted to the biocultural uniqueness of place? -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil)
Online
Gaia Education
Forres, United Kingdom +3 More

Never has there been a better time and a more urgent need to create a more resilient and participatory future by turning our attention to alternative economic paradigms. If yo ... +

Never has there been a better time and a more urgent need to create a more resilient and participatory future by turning our attention to alternative economic paradigms. If you feel stuck or uncertain about what you can do and yearn to open the door to these new possibilities then our e-learning programme is for you. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil)
Online
Gaia Education
Forres, United Kingdom +3 More

We need to learn to question our basic assumptions and learn to ask deeper questions that help us to transcend and include multiple perspectives if we hope to steer humanity t ... +

We need to learn to question our basic assumptions and learn to ask deeper questions that help us to transcend and include multiple perspectives if we hope to steer humanity towards an uncertain future with wisdom, foresight, and precaution. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil)
Online
Gaia Education
Forres, United Kingdom +3 More

This online programme will give a comprehensive overview of renewable energy as a means to enable sustainable development at a global scale. It will present the case for how r ... +

This online programme will give a comprehensive overview of renewable energy as a means to enable sustainable development at a global scale. It will present the case for how renewable energies represent both an environmental necessity and an economic opportunity. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
English
Online
Gaia Education
Forres, United Kingdom +3 More

Global experts advise in order to stir humanity towards sustainability we need to re-design everything, from our homes to our food, energy, transport, and economic systems. Th ... +

Global experts advise in order to stir humanity towards sustainability we need to re-design everything, from our homes to our food, energy, transport, and economic systems. This transformation needs to occur on a grand scale and take into consideration people, planet, and livelihoods to arrive at a holistic balance as we humbly endeavor to redesign human presence on Earth. -
Courses
Part-time
12 - 15 hours
English
Online

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