M Sc (Climate Science and Policy)

TERI University
In New Delhi

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New Delhi
Plot No. 10 Institutional Area Vasant Kunj, 110070, Delhi, India
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The TERI University offers number of courses one of the course is M Sc (Climate Science and Policy).

Climate Change is likely to be one of the most challenging issues mankind will face in the 21st century. To involve and educate larger numbers of people in this area, and to provide professionals who, with the improved understanding that the Programme aims to impart to them, will help arrive at mitigation and adaptation strategies, TERI University is offering a programme leading to the award of an M.Sc degree in Climate Science and Policy.

The Programme, offered by the Department of Natural Resources, intends to create professional capability in assessing and managing the risks posed by climate change, but with a sound base in the science of the subject. The programme will build a strong foundation in the scientific arena as also in the economic dimensions of climate change policy, mitigation and adaptation strategies, delivered through a diverse range of courses in the two years of study. The master's will also provide a structured route to research and development in the area.

Semester 1
Core Courses
1. Environmental Geosciences
2. Environment and Climate: Law and Policy
3. Applied Mathematics
4. Climate Change and Development
5. Fundamentals of Energy and Environment
6. Basics of Climate Science
7. Communication Skills

Semester 2
Core Courses
1. Climate Change impacts and adaptation options
2. Statistical Techniques
3. Basic course in Environmental and Resource Economics
4. Principles of Geoinformatics
5. Air pollution and climate change
6. Mitigation of climate change

Elective courses (any one out of the following)
1. Renewable Energy Resource Characteristics
2. Renewable Energy Conversion Technologies Part 1
3. Renewable Energy Conversion Technologies Part 2

Minor Project

Semester 3 (only for MSC students)
Core courses

1. Climate Economics
2. Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

Elective (any one)
1 Carbon Market and Finance
2. Integrated Risk Assessment, Management and Insurance
3. Glaciology and Global Change
4. Biotechnology and Climate Change Resilience Strategies
5. Climate change and Water Resources
6. Energy Conservation and Management
7. Impact of Climate Change on Ecological Services
8. Green Buildings/Energy-Efficient Infrastructure
9. Climate, Health and Safety Planning
10. Climate Change Governance
11. Emerging Technologies for Climate Change Mitigation
12. Independent Study

Semester 4
Major Project

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