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Master of Climate Change

Master of Climate Change

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Solve complex global environmental problems as a climate change expert or policymaker with this graduate degree.

Study on campus or online in 2022

In 2022, all courses offered by the Crawford School will be available for either online or on campus study. Online students are expected to attend live online sessions at a particular time each week for their courses. Crawford online courses are not ‘study at your own pace’.

Application Deadlines

Semester 1 2022 deadline: 31 January 2022

Semester 2 2022 deadline: 30 June 2022

*This program is without pre-sessional component for domestic students.

Participation

Real-time interaction, discussion and debate between students and with convenors is an central part of the learning experience. Attendance at interactive classes is important for both on campus and online students.

Why choose this program and study at Crawford School

  • Degree designed to prepare you for a career in climate change risk assessment, adaptation and mitigation strategy development, and regional, national and international policy formulation
  • Global policy and governance perspectives on climate change
  • Strategies to improve policy performance

If your aim is to help secure a safer future as a specialist climate change professional, this degree is for you. Taught by world-leading experts in climate change policy and science, this program provides you with the skills to decipher the problem of climate change through exposure to different lenses and perspectives.

Climate change is a global policy problem. Your in-depth understanding and strategic insight into how to mitigate and adapt to the changing climate will be in demand. You will benefit from drawing on expertise from the Crawford School of Public Policy and ANU’s highly-acclaimed Fenner School of Environment and Society.

Design a degree program that best reflects your education and career goals in the field of climate change, including the study of climate policy design and implementation; vulnerability and strategies for adaptation; the economics of climate change; climate science; and effective climate change communication and engagement.

Strengthen this knowledge with study in complementary fields – non-fossil fuel energy technologies and policies; integrated approaches to risk and vulnerability assessment; the legal dimensions of climate change; and the politics, policy and governance perspectives on climate change.

View the full degree program structure, admission requirements and academic information.

Related disciplines

  • Applied Economics
  • Climate
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Economic Policy
  • Energy Change
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forest Science and Management
  • Policy Studies
  • Resource and Environmental Management
  • Science
  • Communication
  • Renewable Energy
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainability Science
  • Sustainable Development

To find out more, contact us at crawford.degrees@anu.edu.au today.

Degree structure

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Further information

Program Coordinator

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Convenor

+61 2 6125 5628

Duration

1.5 years full-time with up to 0.5 year credit available.

Admission requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7. Or, for alternative requirements, click the link here.

Credit

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree, Bachelor degree with Honours, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units.

Cognate disciplines

If you have prior study in one of the following cognate disciplines, you may be eligible for credit towards your degree:

  • Applied Economics
  • Climate
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Economic Policy
  • Energy Change
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forest Science and Management
  • Policy Studies
  • Resource and Environmental Management
  • Science
  • Communication
  • Renewable Energy
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainability Science
  • Sustainable Development

View the full degree program structure, admission requirements and academic information.

Academics

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Keith Barney

Senior Lecturer: Resources, Environment, and Development Group

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Rebecca Colvin

Senior lecturer; Environment, Resources & Development

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Daniel Connell

Honorary Fellow, Environment and Development Program

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Robert Costanza

Professor and VC’s Chair in Public Policy

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Frank Jotzo

Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy; Director, Centre for Climate and Energy Policy.

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Ida Kubiszewski

Associate Professor

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Sango Mahanty

PhD (ANU), Resources Environment & Development Department

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Luca Tacconi

Emeritus Professor

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Scholarships and fees

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Further information

Program Coordinator

+61 2 6125 5628

Convenor

+61 2 6125 5628

Scholarships and support

Scholarship opportunities are available for national and international students.

Find our more about scholarships and support that may be available to you for postgraduate qualification at ANU.

Fees

Costs associated with your study at ANU will depend on a number of things, including your study program and whether you’re a national or international student.

Find out more about costs and fees associated with studying at ANU.

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