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Carbon Management (Online Learning) MSc

Carbon Management (Online Learning) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Management Climatology Global Warming

Course type


Course Summary

Programme description

Are you ready to confront the challenges of global climate change?

Carbon management is now at the heart of tackling climate change, and has rapidly become a central part of the global business environment.

This online MSc is a ground-breaking development of our award-winning campus-based MSc in Carbon Management. It will provide you with high-level knowledge, skills and training in the business, economics and science of carbon management.

If you are passionate about climate change and its global impact, this programme is for you. A 100% online programme, allows you to study flexibly and at your own pace, while still benefiting from interaction and engagement with staff and peers around the world.

You will be taught by world-leading experts in key fields of climate change and carbon management. The programme also has excellent relationships with relevant employers, as well as a strong alumni network around the globe.

This MSc is ideal for those who are passionate about climate change, curious about the world, and are keen to contribute to solving some of the most complex issues facing our future.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the programme, students will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of key issues relating to global, regional and local carbon management, specifically: the science of climate change; the economics of climate change; the business response to climate change
  • be familiar with carbon auditing methodologies, as well as the tools used for climate change impact assessment and adaptation planning
  • develop and demonstrate an integrated view of mitigation and adaptation by businesses, NGOs and governments
  • possess in-depth knowledge and understanding in more specific climate change management related areas and obtain an understanding of how to undertake research and apply this knowledge in the context of a major study (dissertation)
  • demonstrate skills in interdisciplinary analysis, drawing upon different empirical sources, analytical perspectives and sub-disciplines within carbon management studies
  • conduct research into carbon management issues that require familiarity with a range of data, research sources and appropriate methodologies

Career opportunities

A key strength of our programme is the employability of our graduates.

Our graduates have been very successful in securing employment in the carbon and climate change sector around the world.

Different course options

Online | Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom | 2 years | 14-SEP-20

Study mode



2 years

Start date



This course examines climate change mitigation and solutions, covering technology, policy and scientific understanding. This course examines climate change mitigation at a range of scales from geoengineering to microgeneration. It explores the role of science and technology in carbon management and the interactions of other drivers (e.g. land use and N deposition) with carbon management policy and ethics. It includes coverage of national targets and scenarios, local and household mitigation, and examines feasibility and implementation of carbon reduction projects such as wind energy, forestry and anaerobic digestion.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in any subject. We will also take any professional experience into account. We will also take relevant business and professional experience into account.

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