Across UBC, our faculty members are teaching and studying sustainability through hundreds of courses, programs and research projects. We are committed to fostering the knowledge, skills and experience of students in order for them to serve as agents of change, community leaders, and responsible global citizens.

Courses

Use our course finder tool to explore more than 635 sustainability related courses at the undergraduate and graduate level that address environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability.

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Climate Change Courses

POLI 351 Environmental Politics and Policy

Concepts include climate policy instruments, interest group politics, climate justice.

NURS 290 Health Impacts of Climate Change

A unique exploration of how human activities impact our health and livelihoods.

RES 520 Climate Change: Science, Technology and Sustainable Development

Climate change drivers, impacts, and solutions; science, economics, policy, and ethics.

CONS 210 Visualizing Climate Change

Introduction to climate change through the lens of local landscapes and future scenarios.

Degree programs

UBC offers more than 60 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs that allow you to specialize in a sustainability-related subject or area of interest.

At UBC, undergraduate sustainability programs include majors or minors offered by the Faculties of...
See what graduate programs you can take to expand your skills and knowledge in a specific area of...
Research-based graduate programs are thesis-based and can include an M.Sc., M.A., or PhD. Follow...

For Faculty

The Interdisciplinary Education Grant program provides funding for small teams of UBC Vancouver...
Sustainability Fellowships are awarded to full-time UBC Vancouver faculty members who are leading...

UBC Sustainability Scholars Program

The UBC Sustainability Scholars Program is an innovative paid internship program. We match UBC graduate students with on- and off-campus sustainability partners to work on applied research projects that advance sustainability in the region.

SEEDS Sustainability Program

The Social Ecological Economic Development Studies (SEEDS) Program creates partnerships between students, faculty, staff and community partners to learn together through research projects that are tested on campus, and applied in real-world settings.

Resources

This project aims to gain a better understanding of the relationship between N 2 O emissions and...
This project advances Vancouver's Circular Economy of Food (CEF) by answering two questions: Which...
This project supports Goal 2 (Green Buildings) of the Greenest City Strategy and focusses on...