This course aims to provide you with knowledge and critical understanding of the effects of global climate change on human health and to investigate options for mitigation and adaptation.
Suitability - Who should attend?
Any person working in international development, the humanitarian sector or public health would benefit from attending this course. Proof of English to IELTS 6.5
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Upon successful completion of this programme, delegates will be able to:
- Critically analyse strategies for adaptation to the effects of global climate change and propose a variety of adaptation strategies that are designed to ensure sustainable livelihoods and the development potential of a range of vulnerable populations
- Identify and critically analyse current and potential threats to human lives and livelihoods as a result of global climate change
- Explain how global climate change is likely to affect the nature, frequency and magnitude of humanitarian emergencies
- Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team, engaging confidently in academic and professional communication and demonstrating the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility
- Discuss the complex social, political, economic and environmental determinants of vulnerability to the effects of global climate change
- Evaluate critically and produce an effective synthesis of current research and advanced scholarship at the forefront of the discipline
- Investigate policies and instruments that are available to governments to create incentives for mitigation action and propose strategies for mitigation action appropriate to key stakeholders
The cost of this programme is £1,150.