Diploma In Climate Change

Course Overview

Climate change is an increasingly vital component of scientific understanding. This course will introduce you to the many facets of climate change – providing you with information about the development of Earth’s structures, its biomes, climate regulation, and oceans. You’ll also explore the anthropogenic influences of agriculture and industrialization, humanity’s response to climate change and what the future of climate change may look like.

The program provides students with competencies.

MODULE 1: THE SCIENCE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Unit 1: Introduction: Understanding Climate Change

Unit 2: Models of Climate Change

Unit 3: Observed Climate change and future projections

Unit 4: Global Warming

MODULE 2: ECONOMICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Unit 1: Climate Change and Economic Development

Unit 2: The Economics of Climate Change through the Dominant Neoclassical Lens

Unit 3: Cost-Benefit Analysis and Sectoral Impacts of Climate Change

Unit 4: The Challenges from Economics and Ecological Perspectives and Sustainable Development

MODULE 3: INSTITUTIONS, POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

Unit 1: Climate Change, Policy Frameworks and Protocols

Unit 2: Climate Change, Development and Policy Options

Unit 3: Climate Change Financing

Unit 4: Climate Change Action Plans

MODULE 4: INTRODUCTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

Unit 1 General Overview on climate change

Unit 2 Modern and contemporary issues

Unit 3 Green House Effect and global warming

MODULE 5 CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBAL WARMING

Unit 1 Introduction to climate change

Unit 2 Impact of climate change

Unit 3 Remedy to global warming

Unit 4 Effect of solar radiation

Unit 5 Introduction to ozone layer

Unit 6 Health risk associated with depletion

There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests), a research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%, research paper accounts for 30% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.

Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a Diploma Certificate of Merit and a transcript.

Duration: 6 Months

Fee: $700

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