Master’s in Climate Change and Development

It is anticipated that the graduates of this Masters program in Climate Change and Development will play an influential role in shaping and contributing to the critical climate change and development capacity building efforts. These graduates will be able to offer a unique international perspective and insight having emerged from a programme that is set in a country likely to face many of the potential impacts from climate change ranging from increased floods, droughts and hurricanes as well as coastal flooding and salinity intrusion due to sea level rise.

Special Features:

  • Generous scholarships (up to 100%)
  • Career development opportunities in UN agencies, government organizations, NGOs, research institutes, national & international universities
  • Credit transfer facility to universities worldwide
  • Field trips to environmentally vulnerable areas
  • International faculty

Participating Universities:

  • Imperial College, London
  • Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
  • University of Manchester
  • Columbia University
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of Toronto, Canada
  • Vietnam Water Resources University

Core Courses:

Climate Change Science
Climate Change and Sustainable Development
Research Methodology and Tools
Community Participation in Resource and Hazard Management
Climate Change and Health
Mitigation and Carbon Trading
Hazards and Vulnerability Analysis
Climate Change and Disaster Management
Livelihoods, Climate Change and Adaptation

Optional Courses:

Biodiversity and Conservation
Food Security and Climate Change
Biotechnology and Adaptation
Climate Change Policy, Planning and Protocol
Gender issues and Climate Change
Climate Change, Diplomacy and Negotiation
Flood Mitigation and Management
Climate Change and Migration
Climate Change in Bangladesh
GIS Techniques
Climate Change, Ethics and Policy
Urbanization and Climate Change

 Please Note:

  • International students are advised to send the filled in application form and the supporting documents as soft copies.
  • GRE scores required for international students
  • Bangaldeshi students are advised to submit the the filled in application form along with all supporting documents (hard copies)
  • Bangaldeshi students also need to pay 1,000 taka application fee at the time of submission of the application form