UWE’s Faculty of Engineering and Technology’s short courses addressing Sustainability and Climate Change

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An Introduction to Zero Carbon Buildings

Our Autumn run has begun with over 900 participants signed up for this very popular MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). This free online course is for professionals of the built environment who wish to raise their awareness of zero carbon design and construction. It sets out the process of building development in a zero carbon context, raising awareness of the technical, social and economic challenges that need to be overcome in transitioning to zero carbon.

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Air Quality CPD

Based on updated Local Air Quality Management Guidance, UWE’s Air Quality Management Resource Centre (AQMRC) offers a suite of five online courses which can be taken all together or as individual days:

Delivered as self-learning (materials access only) or blended learning (materials + live session), each topic provides you with a set of interactive web-based materials to work through. The courses will be of interest to students, practitioners and policy makers involved in air quality management in Environmental health/protection; Public health; Transport; Land-use planning.

  • Dates: Access to online materials: 20 Sept to 17 Dec 2021 / Live sessions: 1 to 5 November 2021, 09:30-12:30
  • Fees (per topic): £180 Early Bird / £215 / £182 UWE Alumni/Student / £95 materials only

Sustainable Development in Practice courses

Dates are soon to be published for our portfolio of short courses that focus on the urgent challenges faced by organisations, communities and government in effecting sustainable change in individual behaviour, business practice and wider society. Students who complete all four modules can achieve a postgraduate qualification in Sustainable Development Practice.