Why Study Carbon Management at Edinburgh University?

Carbon management is now at the heart of tackling climate change and has rapidly become a central part of the global business environment. Edinburgh in particular has emerged as one of most important global centres in this new discipline. This innovative MSc programme, taught by a number of world-leading experts in key fields of climate change and carbon management, is for graduates who want an advanced academic qualification to launch careers in carbon and climate change management in business or government.

A strong reputation

This Programme builds on the reputation of our Carbon Management MSc which attracts around 50 students each year, drawn from over 25 nations and with a wide range of backgrounds. What they share is a passion for using their expertise to tackle the challenges of global climate change.

It’s relevant now

Climate Change is firmly on the global agenda. Students with an understanding of the business, environmental and economic considerations of Climate Change are therefore in high demand by employers across and wide variety of sectors and industries.

It’s employable with graduates in demand

The Carbon Management MSc has won the PricewaterhouseCoopers award for ‘Teaching Employable Skills’ and is ranked among the “Top 5 UK Sustainable Development and Environmental Management Masters” (Eduniversal).

Although this is a brand new programme, you can get a good idea of employment prospects from this list of recent graduates from ouron-campus Carbon Management Programme. Graduates enter employment in Scotland, UK and beyond for well-known organisations such as:

  • Department of Energy and Climate Change, London
  • Deutsche Bank, London
  • ICLEI, Brazil
  • 2020 Climate Group, Edinburgh
  • Deloitte UK, UK
  • Forestry Department, Malawi
  • Japanese Ministry of Education, Japan
  • Scottish Water, Edinburgh
  • IDEAcarbon, London
  • The Carbon Trust, London
  • Tesco PLC, London
  • WindPower Nepal, Nepal
  • Greenlite Solutions, South Africa
  • Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), London
  • Creative Carbon Scotland, UK
  • China Beijing Environmental Exchange, China
  • The Helix, Edinburgh

Find out more about our Carbon Management graduates

Benefits of learning online

As a student of one of our online learning programmes, you will:

  • Have the flexibility to study when most convenient for you
  • Be able to study from anywhere with an internet connection
  • Have access to all University services and relevant academics
  • Become part of a rich and varied online community of people in your field
  • Learn the latest developments from people working at the leading edge in your field
  • Study for an internationally-recognised MSc