UCC CPD courses

Global Sustainable Development: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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  • Title

    Global Sustainable Development: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

  • Code

    CPD1731

  • College

    Centre for Continuing Professional Development

  • Duration

    12 Weeks

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time

  • Fees

    €200.00 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    28th January 2022

  • Venue

    Online

  • Start Date

    Semester 2 - 31st January 2022

Outline

 

Based upon the UN Sustainable Development Goals, this module takes an interdisciplinary approach to global development from twelve disciplinary perspectives. 

By reflecting on global sustainable development through different lenses, students will learn to appreciate the complexity of sustainable development, and how it can impact fron the local to the global level. 

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to global sustainable development from different disciplinary perspectives, many of which are interlinked. 

By reflecting on global sustainable development through different lenses, students will appreciate the complexity involved in sustainable development, and how it can impact from the global to the local level. 

This course aims to develop critical thinking around

(1) Theories of Human and Global Sustainable Development;

(2) Education as a humanitarian response;

(3) Global public health and well-being; and contribute

(4) Interdisciplinary perspectives on human security, human rights, business, the economy and society, building a foundation for global citizenship, peace and a harmonious world free of poverty.  

Requirements

The module is open to UG/PG students (excluding 1st year undergraduates), all UCC staff and the general public. It is available for 5 credits or a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) certification. For members of the general public, the CPD option is available for €200. A fee waiver is available to unemployed or unwaged. For those taking it for 5 credits, a 2,000 word assessment is required. For those taking it for CPD, no assessment is required. This option is also available without charge to staff and students. A CPD Certificate will be issued to all those registered for CPD upon completion of the module. The option of taking the module for general interest (i.e. attendance only) is not available.

Fees and Costs

Registration Fee: €200 

Free spaces available for UCC Staff and Registered Students, and those currently unemployed.  

How Do I Apply

An information session will be held on Monday the 24th of January at 4pmInformation for those registering for 5 credits will be provided at this meeting. Registration for 5 credits with SREO will open after the information session. Registration closes on the Friday, 28th January, 2022 at 5pm.

Registration for CPD purposes is currently open, please apply here to register for CPD.

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