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Course summary

Human activity is changing the natural environment at an unprecedented rate. As a result, humanity faces a range of complex and interrelated challenges:

  • global warming
  • ecosystem disruption
  • biodiversity loss
  • increasing difficulty in meeting the basic human needs for energy, food, water and shelter
Our PgCert Global Environment Challenges (Online Learning) takes a multidisciplinary approach to understand these contemporary environmental issues. It will also develop your abilities to address these in professional life. Drawing from the University's unique breadth of expertise, our programme enables you to develop an in-depth appreciation of how human activity drives environmental change. This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Environment and Society Academy. Online learning Our programme is delivered 100% online and part-time, enabling you to study flexibly and at your own pace. You will benefit from interaction and engagement with our expert staff, as well as your peers around the world.


See our website for detailed programme information.

Entry requirements

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Global Environment Challenges (Online Learning) at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS