Post Graduate Certificate in Climate Change PGCCC IGNOU
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 climate change like mitigation and adaptation strategies.
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 156 IGNOU Common Prospectus
To equip the learners with the mitigation and adaptation strategies against climate change
To develop an understanding of climate change assessment tools
To acquaint the learners with the interaction between climate change and society.
School and College level Teachers teaching Environmental Sciences related subjects.
NGO professional, Environmental Executives, Policy makers, Journalists.
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.
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)
Compulsory Courses: Three
Optional Course: Any one of the optional courses.
IGNOU PGCCC Eligibility : Graduation in any discipline from a recognized university
The medium of Instruction: English
IGNOU PGCCC Duration: Minimum 6 Months and Maximum 2 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.
IGNOU PGCCC Fees Structure : Rs. 3800/- for full programme
|Course Code||Title of the Course||Credits||Download|
|MEV-021||Introduction to Climate Change||04|
|MEV-022||Impacts of Climate Change||04|
|MEV-023||Mitigation and adaptation to Climate Change||04|
|Optional Courses (Choose anyone)|
|MEV-024||Climate Change Assessment Tools||04|
|MEV-025||Climate Change and Society||04|