Applications are invited to join the MSc in Carbon Finance at the University of Edinburgh Business School, for the academic year commencing in September 2012.
One Deutsche Post DHL Scholarship worth £8,000 is available for students on the MSc in Carbon Finance who are normally resident in any country in Africa or any least developed country. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the benefits to the student. Applicants must have received and accepted an offer of a place on the programme, and must apply for the scholarship no later than 2 July 2012.
The MSc in Carbon Finance focuses on the business opportunities and financial flows driven by society's response to climate change. Graduates will be equipped for a career in climate change investment, carbon markets, consulting, or related policy and regulatory roles. The programme includes specialist courses in energy finance, carbon markets, climate science and policy, carbon accounting and low-carbon investment, as well as a carbon consulting project and individual dissertation. Courses are taught by leading researchers and practitioners with extensive experience of energy, carbon and financial markets, and students will benefit from interactions with the University of Edinburgh's other world-leading Masters programmes in Carbon Management, Carbon Capture and Storage, Sustainable Energy Systems and Global Environment and Climate Change Law (note: further Deutsche Post DHL Scholarships are also available on these related programmes). The MSc in Carbon Finance particularly encourages applications from students with some relevant work experience.
For more information see http://www.business-school.ed.ac.uk/msc/carbon-finance