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Ecological Design Thinking PGDip

This programme is for enthusiastic agents of change who are ready to co-design new approaches to the way we live that are socially just and ecologically sustainable. It’s also for those prepared to take risks and stand on the cutting-edge of new practices in this area.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Holistic Science PGCert

In this programme, you will develop an understanding of the pros and cons of using western science as a tool for gaining reliable knowledge about the world; learn how contemporary sustainability issues have come about and how we can successfully address them by combining rational and intuitive ways of knowing; gain an understanding of the importance of sensing, feeling and intuition for an expanded science; learn about a range of cutting edge alternative methodologies which integrate qualitative experience and quantitative measurement; develop an understanding of the emergent properties of whole systems through the lenses of chaos, complexity and Gaia theories, and discover how these approaches can help us deal with ecological, social and economic problems; understand how Holistic Science is being applied in the worlds of business, economics, health and mainstream science in the creation of a more sustainable world and develop a clear understanding of your own rational and emotional states and processes in the study of nature through experiential and reflective group enquiry. Graduates from around the world have used their skills and knowledge for sustainable change to become eminent and important contributors to many fields, including climate change advocacy, education, scientific research, ecological design, healthcare, green business, protection of indigenous cultures, ecological restoration and sustainable agriculture.

  • Duration of training: 4 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Ecological Design Thinking PGCert

This programme is for enthusiastic agents of change who are ready to co-design new approaches to the way we live that are socially just and ecologically sustainable. It’s also for those prepared to take risks and stand on the cutting-edge of new practices in this area.

  • Duration of training: 4 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Economics for Transition PGCert

This programme is ideal for enthusiastic agents of change who are ready to co-create a new economy in practice and for those who are prepared to take a risk and stand on the cutting-edge of new thinking in this area. There is an urgent need for a radical rethink of our economic system.

  • Duration of training: 4 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Ecological Food Systems PGCert

This course is for enthusiastic agents of change who are ready to co-create a new sustainable food system in practice. It explores the frontiers of research and practice that will meet the social, ecological and economic challenges our food systems face in the 21st Century.

  • Duration of training: 4 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Ecological Food Systems PGDip

This course is for enthusiastic agents of change who are ready to co-create a new sustainable food system in practice. It explores the frontiers of research and practice that will meet the social, ecological and economic challenges our food systems face in the 21st Century.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time