Planit


Developing Low Carbon Communities

North Highland College UHI

Venues

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

Communities have a key role to play in the development of a low carbon society. Are you keen to discover more about how renewable and low-carbon energy production can play a central role in community development? Do you want to be at the centre of and lead these developments?

This Developing Low-Carbon Communities course will enable you to do exactly that and, taught by recognised experts, you can be confident you will graduate armed with the most up-to-date information and highest quality skills.

Studying online, on a full-time or part-time basis, you will critically analyse the theories, principles and concepts of renewable energy, carbon budgeting and community development.

PgCert

Core modules are:
Sustainable development; Transition to a low carbon society; Renewable energy technologies

You can exit after 12 months with PgCert Developing Low Carbon Communities

PgDip

Option modules, from which you will choose three, include:
Energy, climate and carbon; Participatory approaches to community consultation; Developing a community energy project; Local economic development; Developing communities; Research methods (strongly recommended to continue to MSc).

You can exit after 18 months with PgDip Developing Low Carbon Communities

Entry Requirements

Honours degree in a relevant subject; or ordinary degree with minimum 3 years' relevant work experience.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

2-3 years

Department

Energy, Engineering and Construction

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals