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New in 2022 - Bachelor of Climate Change

Why study Bachelor of Climate Change?

The Bachelor of Climate Change is a unique and flexible degree which will arm you with knowledge that transcends traditional subject areas to meet the growing demand for experts who will help solve this complex, 全球性问题.

New Bachelor of Climate Change launched

Watch the launch of our brand new Bachelor of Climate Change degree – delivering graduates who will lead future climate change solutions. It combines scientific knowledge and an understanding of people, 经济和政治制度, 包括对Māori的影响, Pacific and Indigenous communities.

Be part of the climate solution

澳博体育app is proudly launching a new three-year degree in 2022 - the Bachelor of Climate Change.


This degree is the first of its kind in the world and combines scientific knowledge of the biophysical world with understanding of 经济和政治制度 and the impacts on Māori, Pacific and Indigenous communities.

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有区别的学位

While climate change is an incredibly complex problem, the solution is very simple - we need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. This requires a fundamental shift in the way we do business and go about our lives.

With a Bachelor of Climate Change you will be well placed to support and guide others in this transition, from navigating the world of compliance and policy or helping to shift mindsets and behaviours within organisations and communities.

新西兰的海滩

职业生涯路径

We need people from all walks of life to contribute their expertise to developing solutions to climate change. This is a degree that will ensure you take up your place in the workforce as a climate-informed citizen.


Here are a few of the many rewarding jobs that a Bachelor of Climate Change could prepare you for:

  • 分析师
  • 人类学家
  • 生物多样性管理器
  • 气候行动专家
  • 气候变化经理
  • 社区教育工作者
  • 顾问
  • 数据分析师
  • 生态学家
  • 经济学家
  • 环境科学家
  • 外交事务顾问
  • 艾维顾问
  • 媒体顾问
  • 政策分析
  • 政治学家
  • 政治家
  • 规划师
  • 公共关系专家
  • 可持续发展顾问

我要学什么?

While learning about climate change science is a big (and important) part of the degree, 这不是唯一的部分. You will also complete compulsory papers that look at climate change through a social science lens as well as Māori and Pacific responses to climate changes.


What sets this degree apart is its multidisciplinary focus, which basically means you will be harnessing the superpowers of the collective.

例子学位计划

Degree planner — Bachelor of Climate Change (BCC) (Single 主要)

第二年

200年的水平主要

200年的水平主要

200年的水平主要

CLIMT202 Māori and Pacific Responses to Climate Change

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选修

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三年级

300年的水平主要

300年的水平主要

300年的水平主要

300年的水平主要

CLIMT301 Climate Change Mitigation: Group Project

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  • 主要
  • 强制
  • 选修

第一年论文

This information is provisional and subject to change.

You will be able to choose from one of 21 major subjects - you may also choose two major subjects (a double major).

  • 人类学
  • 化学
  • 数据分析
  • 地球科学
  • 生态学和生物多样性
  • 经济学
  • 教育和社会
  • 环境规划
  • 环境科学
  • 地理位置
  • 历史
  • 法律
  • Māori和土著研究
  • 太平洋和土著研究
  • 哲学
  • 政治科学
  • 心理学
  • 公共关系
  • 社会政策
  • 社会学
  • 战略管理

Some examples of some double major combinations include:

  • 环境科学 and 政治科学
  • 经济学和化学

新西兰的风景

Work on a real-world issue during your degree

In your third year you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with a company, iwi or community group to solve a real climate change problem.


You could be working alongside students majoring in Earth Science, 经济学, 地理位置 or Maori and Indigenous Studies on this project.

This is a valuable way of working as part of a diverse team and applying your knowledge in a way that will affect real change in your community.

澳博体育app的气候变化研究

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Waikato researchers reveal the true climate impacts of draining peatland

的沼泽, peat soils across large portions of the Waikato region are among the densest natural carbon stores in New Zealand. 在这篇文章中, our leading soil scientists show how efforts to drain these areas to make the land farmable has led to massive carbon emissions.

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Environmental planning expert weighs in on the impacts of climate change on our communities

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