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Online Courses in Sustainability Studies 2021

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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Grace Education
Paris , France

Are you preparing for The Leed Green Associate Examinationor Property Management Certification? Sign up to take a free diagnostic test to determine your strengths and weakness ... +

Are you preparing for The Leed Green Associate Examinationor Property Management Certification? Sign up to take a free diagnostic test to determine your strengths and weaknesses. -
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Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
FutureLearn
Bracknell , United Kingdom +1 More

Gain valuable insight into sustainable construction and development, and learn best practices from sustainability initiatives.

Gain valuable insight into sustainable construction and development, and learn best practices from sustainability initiatives. -
Courses
Part-time
5 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
18 Feb 2021
09 Feb 2021
Online
 

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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
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
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Istituto Modartech
Pontedera , Italy

The goal of the course is to provide the knowledge and the instruments to take up this challenge and opportunity, discovering the best practices, circular systems, and chains, ... +

The goal of the course is to provide the knowledge and the instruments to take up this challenge and opportunity, discovering the best practices, circular systems, and chains, identifying the design practices of sustainable fashion, developing a critical and responsible conscious at the social and environmental level. -
Courses
Part-time
2 weeks
English
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
 
edX
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
 
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
 
FutureLearn
Warwick , United Kingdom +1 More

Discover how environmental research can inform how we respond to and solve the major global environmental issues of today.

Discover how environmental research can inform how we respond to and solve the major global environmental issues of today. -
Courses
Part-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
FutureLearn
Paris , France +1 More

Discover the principles of sustainable development, and how to make it a reality in humanitarian organizations.

Discover the principles of sustainable development, and how to make it a reality in humanitarian organizations. -
Courses
Part-time
4 weeks
French
Online
 
FutureLearn
Milton Keynes , United Kingdom +1 More

Explore the concerns about rising wealth and income inequality between different generations in developed countries.

Explore the concerns about rising wealth and income inequality between different generations in developed countries. -
Courses
Part-time
4 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
 
FutureLearn
Reading , United Kingdom +1 More

Understand and explore the physical processes behind the weather.

Understand and explore the physical processes behind the weather. -
Courses
Part-time
3 weeks
English
Online
 
FutureLearn
Leicester , United Kingdom +1 More

Explore some of the key issues in sustainability, tackling the big questions with examples from around the world.

Explore some of the key issues in sustainability, tackling the big questions with examples from around the world. -
Courses
Part-time
6 weeks
English
Online
 

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