PGCCC : POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN CLIMATE CHANGE

Programme Type CERTIFICATE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies
Duration 6 Months
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization CLIMATE CHANGE
Description

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
In the backdrop of importance placed on creating awareness on climate change science and adaptation strategies
by various ministries under the Government of India, the programme was tailor-made to incorporate the
developments in the domain of climate change with respect to human influences on climate, the consequences of
climate change, climate change conventions and protocols. The learners will be enriched with knowledge on the
impact of climate change on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. The learners will be capacitated with the response
options to the climate change like mitigation and adaptation strategies.
PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES
 To expose the learners to the domain of climate change and conventions on climate change
 To acquaint the learners with impacts of climate change on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems
 To equip the learners with the mitigation and adaptation strategies against climate change
 To develop an understanding on climate change assessment tools
 To acquaint the learners with interaction between climate change and society.
TARGET GROUP
 School and College level Teachers teaching Environmental Sciences related subjects.
 NGO professional, Environmental Executives, Policy makers, Journalists.
JOB OPPORTUNITY
The problem of climate change transcends traditional academic boundaries and demands realistic and holistic
solutions. This programme is aimed at both recent graduates wishing to specialize in climate change and
sustainability, and professionals wishing to extend their knowledge and expertise or seeking a career change.
Career opportunities in this wide and growing field are numerous: in industry, academics, consultancies and
environmental agencies.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE :-The programme offered in ODL mode consists of 16 credits with four courses of 4 credits each.

Number of credits: 16 (4 Credits per course).

CompulsoryCourses:Three.

Optional Course: Any one of the optional courses.

Eligibility

Graduation in any discipline from a recognized university

Fee Structure
Programme Coordinator Dr. V. Venkat Ramanan, E-mail: vvramanan@ignou.ac.in Ph.: 011-29571121

Course Details

Compulsory Courses
Course Code Name of Course Credits
MEV21 INTRODUCTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE 4
MEV22 IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE 4
MEV23 MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE 4
Optional Courses Course Code Name of Course Credits MEV24 CLIMATE CHANGE ASSESSMENT TOOLS 4 MEV25 CLIMATE CHANGE AND SOCIETY 4

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
University Campus SOITS: School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies