MSc Decarbonisation - Lead organisations and society towards a net zero world by developing the knowledge and skills to deliver decarbonisation initiatives with real impact

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MSc Decarbonisation

In the face of a climate emergency, reaching net zero is imperative for organisations, and decarbonisation plays a crucial role in this journey. We must adapt quickly to the complexities of reducing carbon emissions across practices, processes, and technologies. This challenging transition creates an opportunity for a new kind of workforce – climate-literate graduates who can apply technical, managerial, and strategical skillsets to decarbonisation projects.

Our course focuses on developing your knowledge in the areas employers highly value. These include systems thinking, critical analysis, creativity, collaborative and interpersonal skills to lead organisational and sustainable change.

You’ll deliver impact as part of your studies by working on an innovative consultancy project with a company or organisation instead of doing a traditional dissertation. You could work with businesses, charities, government, or the local community on a decarbonisation project linked to real challenges and delivering strategic impact.

Taught postgraduate scholarships

If you are applying for a master's course in the faculties of Science, Engineering & Design, or Humanities & Social Sciences, you may be eligible for a scholarship.

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A flexible and collaborative learning experience

We provide flexible, hybrid options to learning (subject to visa requirements) so if you can’t always be on campus, you can still engage fully and build valuable remote-working skills. It also allows us to reduce our course’s carbon impact.

We take a team-based approach to learning because the more experience of teamwork you have, the better prepared you’ll be for the workplace. Throughout the course you’ll work in diverse groups with students from a range of backgrounds for a unique educational experience.

From course to career

By working with a company or organisation on our consultancy project, you'll gain direct experience of professional collaboration working on real problems relevant in industry. As well as this, you'll have the support of our Faculty’s postgraduate employability team, who run professional skills workshops, and one-to-one sessions to help you with your CV and interview preparation.

When you graduate, you could go on to design and deliver decarbonisation solutions and zero-carbon projects in a range of organisations, including businesses, charities, NGOs and government.

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK and International students

University of Bath Campus

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