The Climate Change and Health - From Science to Action Specialization is offered by Coursera in partnership with Yale.
Climate change is arguably the greatest public health threat we face. To address it successfully, health and environmental professionals, advocates, and others need to acquire new skills and a deeper understanding of its challenges and solutions.
This specialization is for those who wish to understand the impact of climate change on health and are committed to protecting the health of populations using the knowledge and skills they will acquire.
Applied Learning Project
Learners will apply the course content through projects in which they identify how climate change affects health in a specific location, devise an adaptation action to address this negative impact, and create a communications campaign to educate a target audience about the issue.
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- Introduction to Climate Change and Health
- Climate Adaptation for Human Health
- Communicating Climate Change and Health
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- 3 months
- 4 hrs/week
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DisciplinesEnvironmental Engineering Environmental Economics & Policy Environmental Management View 5 other Short Courses in Environmental Engineering in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Basic knowledge of climate change. A course in natural sciences and/or human health may be helpful, but not required
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
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Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.