Free course

Sustainable Scotland

Free statement of participation on completion

Sustainable Scotland is a free course that will appeal to anyone with an interest in a sustainable future in the context of contemporary Scottish society. It will give you a broad-based introduction to a number of different aspects of sustainability that impact on Scotland and the wider world.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the terms ‘sustainability’ and ‘sustainable development’
  • follow current debates on environmental issues
  • understand more about measuring sustainability and footprinting
  • consider whether dematerialisation is really happening
  • consider what is globalisation and understand the global trade in recycling.