The Climate Change - History, Culture, Society MA course at King's College London provides you with the theories, methods and skills required to analyse climate change, and the responses it generates among different national, political and social groupings.
An organisation's human resources, or human capital, are the people employed by the organisation and what every organisation depends upon to operate successfully. HRM refers to the activities and people that assist the organisation to meet its operational objectives by providing a motivated, well-trained workforce that understands the business and can contribute to its objectives.
HR is an area of continual change and is always responding to the business environment. HR is increasingly central to the success of Australian organisations both large and small.There are a diverse range of functional areas that fall under the HRM banner, including: workforce planning and recruitment, occupational health and safety/risk management, selection and induction, performance management, training and development, remuneration and benefits, equal employment opportunity, HR information systems (HRIS), IR, organisational change and international HRM.
The direct method to enter HRM is to undertake a specialised HR or business degree with a major in HR or IR, and from there, work experience in a base-level HR position. Junior positions may involve activities such as payroll administration and working with HRIS.
Many HR positions are created by growth in an organisation and by the realisation that there is a need to look after the people . In small to medium-sized organisations there is a tendency to appoint someone already employed within the organisation with a good understanding of the business to undertake HR activities, rather than recruit a specialist from outside the business.
The course encourages you to examine historical, cultural and social perspectives on climate change, enabling you to gain a better understanding of how people in different settings around the world make sense of climate change. Key benefits I want to find another Master Course This course will introduce you to the social status of contemporary climate change science. Innovative modules in a range of disciplines taught by staff who are recognised leaders in their fields. A diverse range of research opportunities to prepare you for a career working in the public and private sector organisations which deal with the human causes and consequences of climate change. The course is highly flexible and can be tailored to reflect your academic interests. Description The Climate Change: History, Culture, Society MA course reflects on the theory that climate change has penetrated all aspects of human life; and that a wholly cultural analysis of the notion one that goes beyond that offered by scientific, political and economic analysis is necessary to understand climate change fully. You will take a broad range of modules covering human beliefs, attributes and practices, peoples worldviews and values, narratives of development and environmental change, and the changing nature of expertise. You will gain valuable insights on all of these topics, as well as an introduction to the social status of contemporary climate change science. Career prospects This MA is designed to prepare students for careers working in the many public and private sector organisations which have to deal with the human causes and consequences of climate change. The Programme develop students understanding of the intersection between climate change and culture, and cultivates transferable skills suitable for policy-facing organisations, cultural institutions, international and national governmental and non-governmental organisations and environmental consultancies. The Master's programme also develops the necessary knowledge and research skills for students who wish to undertake PhD research on the human dimensions of climate change. The Climate Change - History, Culture, Society programme is offered at King's College London.
Programme Structure Courses include: Climate Change & Culture Climate: Science & History Practising Social Research Dissertation in Climate Change: History, Culture, Society Environmental Internship Environmental Actors & Politics Water Resources & Water Policy Lecturers Dr George Adamson Professor Mike Hulme