Course Structure

Course Structure

Faculty divided into two disciplines: Earth System Scientists (A), and Humanities and Social Scientists (B)

Courses are designed as:
A+B - Earth System Science and Humanities and Social Science 
A1+A2 - Cross-disciplinary Earth System Science Research

Core Capabilities IPCS Provides Students With -
  1. To lay the interdisciplinary academic foundation of climate change and sustainable development for students.
  2. To diversify the perspective, experience, and expertise of students when handling issues regarding climate change and sustainable development.
  3. To advance students’ communication and expression skills, as well as to restore their holistic thinking capability.
  4. To develop students’ interest and passion to explore knowledge, and their abilities in active learning, independent research, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.
  5. To develop students’ capability of composing international academic publications.

Required Courses (14 credits)

Climate Change: Issues and Solutions
Workshop on Climate Change and Human Settlements
Seminars (I)-(IV)
Frontier Research Topics (I)-(IV)

Elective Courses (4 credits)

In addition to core courses, students need to register in at least 2 required elective courses instructed by IPCS faculty and on subjects related to IPCS.

Supplementary Courses (6 credits)

All Climate Change and sustainable development related NTU courses are considered elective courses (including courses instructed by IPCS faculty).

Course Catalogue

All course information will be updated on the NTU Course Information Online.