Climate Change

Maynooth University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Climate Change

  • Host University

    Maynooth University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Climatology/Meteorology, Environmental Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5
  • Overview

    This physical geography class addresses the causes and consequences of climate change. It examines the various techniques that calculate long-term perspectives, and how climatic fluctuations have social, economic and political consequences. The implications of modelling-based projections are analysed, as are options to mitigate future global warming.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations