Data Literacy for Social and Environmental Justice

Designed to develop core skills in data literacy (including spatial data science), science communication, and public engagement, the programme is ideal for professionals currently working on questions of social and environmental justice, those looking to shift career trajectory, or recent graduates seeking additional training before (re)entering the workforce.

Key information

  • PgCert, PgDip, and MSc options available.
  • Start in January 2024.
  • Choose from two pathways: social sciences or physical/environmental sciences (or access both).
  • Build from scratch or increase your existing data literacy skills, including spatial data science.
  • Discover strategies for public engagement, building on your theoretical and practical knowledge to become an adept science communicator.
  • Boost your influence by enhancing and diversifying your data visualisation and impact toolboxes.

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Learning outcomes

Leadership skills and project management

Cultivate your leadership skills, building your ability to reflect on feedback, to manage projects, and to persevere in the face of challenges.

Problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills

Develop your problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills as you approach real-world issues connected to environmental and social justice.

Data Literacy

Improve your data literacy and analytical skills, enabling you to evaluate and communicate about scientific subjects effectively.

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