Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainability, University of Twente (CSTM) The aim of the course is to develop participants’ skills in preparing proposals for low carbon climate resilient development in areas such as clean energy access, energy efficiency and adaptation to climate change so that they can mobilise climate finance, particularly from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and catalyse the deployment of climate change solutions in developing countries
TARGET GROUP Participants from backgrounds related to energy, environment and climate change will be admitted, such as: staff from National Designated Authorities (NDAs), staff from Accredited Entities or those seeking accreditation, entrepreneurs, consultants, project developers, government officials, policy advisors, and staff of utility companies and (I)NGOs.
COURSE OBJECTIVES After completion of the course, participants will have gained knowledge and experience related to: - Current international policy concerning climate change and clean energy - Funding options for low carbon climate resilient development (e.g. clean energy access, adaptation options, technologies for and promoting of energy efficiency) - Identifying project opportunities for low carbon climate resilient development - Assessing sustainable development impacts - Developing implementation strategies - Writing bankable and fundable proposals
The course is divided into two parts. Part 1 is an online course of eight modules spread over 16 weeks. All modules of Part 1 must be successfully completed before the start of Part 2 – the two week residential course.
TARGET GROUP Management staff involved in energy planning in their industries. Policymakers from government organizations, industrial associations, and institutes involved in industrial development. Consultants who work in areas related to the themes of the course.
Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainability, University of Twente (CSTM) The pre-Master's programme is a transfer and bridging programme for students from a University of Applied Sciences (HBO) or university Bachelor's students who wish to obtain a university Master's degree but cannot be admitted directly. Students with a related previous education will gain the knowledge and skills needed for participation in the Master’s programme. Once you’ve successfully completed the pre-Master's programme, you’ll be granted admission to the Master’s programme in Environmental & Energy Management. As an HBO student you can either start your pre-Master’s programme after completing your Bachelor’s programme or during your Bachelor's programme as a transfer minor.
Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainability, University of Twente (CSTM) The pre-Master's programme is a transfer and bridging programme for students with a higher professional education (Dutch HBO) degree or a university Bachelor's who wish to enter our Master’s programme, but who cannot be admitted directly. Once you’ve successfully completed the pre-Master's programme, you’ll be granted admission to the Master’s programme in Sustainable Energy Technology (SET). If you have an international Bachelor's degree, you can only apply directly for the Master’s programme; you do not have the possibility to participate in a pre-Master’s. You can take your pre-Master's as a minor during your Bachelor's degree, or do it after completing your Bachelor’s degree.