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I’m pleased to announce a world first, a Post-Graduate Certificate in ‘one planet’ governance to train the next generation of civic and business leaders in conducting administration within planetary boundaries.

It can be taken online and in person and will commence in the next academic year.

A central text will be a new book, One Planet Cities.

To find out more information and apply, click here.

Why choose this course

  1. Study a postgraduate qualification that will make you future ready One Planet Governance
  2. Engage in collaborative learning with students from around the world
  3. Combine your work with study with a fully online course.

The programme endeavours to train the next generation of governmental, civic and civil leaders in the ways of thinking and tools required to take long-term strategic and holistic decisions in relation to governance.

As a special feature of the course, students will undertake an in-depth study of the implementation and efficacy the groundbreaking Welsh legislation the Well-being Of Future Generations Act.

They will come to understand the interrelated challenges facing humanity, and life in general, on earth, in relation to the planetary boundaries.

They will then critically examine the tools, standards and methodologies being implemented by different administrations around the world, across different sectors, in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals and ecological footprinting.

They will focus on a chosen area as a practical case study.

The programme is delivered through our online Virtual Learning Environment.

Course tutor: David Thorpe