Whether you are a student or working professional, the ACDI Climate Academy is for anyone wanting to expand their understanding of climate change and development issues in Africa through study. Navigate through the options below to find out more about the world-class degrees, professional short courses and online learning in climate change offered in different faculties across UCT.

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Coursework Masters at ACDI

ACDI's full-time, one-year taught Master’s (MSc/MPhil) course in climate change and sustainable development, with a focus on the issues of relevance to African development.
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Research MSc and PhD at ACDI

Prospective research MSc and PhD students who are interested in studying at UCT with a topic related to climate change and/or sustainable development
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Other Postgrad Degree Programmes at UCT

Many of ACDI's institutional members offer Honours and Masters degrees in different domains of climate and development. These can be taught coursework-based programmes (usually with a mini-dissertation) or Dissertation-only programmes.
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Short Courses

Here we highlight the non-formal courses relating to climate change and development that are on offer at UCT.
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Internships & Work-based Learning

Our structured internship programme has been temporarily paused due to Covid-19. However, individual staff members may take on an intern should they have the capacity to mentor the individual.
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Tailored Courses

ACDI is able to tailor-make a course or capacity-building activity to meet the needs of academia, government, the non-profit or private sector. Examples of tailored courses and training offered by ACDI and other partners at UCT.
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