On the 18 May 2017, Shanghai Jiaotong University , Development and Construction Management Committee of Shanghai Lingang area, UK University of Edinburgh signed an agreement to set up the Sino-British College of low-carbon, aims to develop “cross, innovation, internationalization “Low-carbon field leader talent.
It is understood that by the Shanghai Jiaotong University , Edinburgh University jointly established the Sino-British International Low Carbon Institute will be located in Shanghai port, in September 2017, the College will carry out early environmental engineering (low carbon direction) double master degree program enrollment, plans to enroll 30 people. The future will be set up carbon finance, carbon management, carbon storage and carbon capture, carbon resources utilization, sustainable energy and recycling economy and other projects, is expected in 2022 the number of students in the scale of 600 people.
The school will implement the “1 + 1 + 0.5” training mode, the first year of the International College of low-carbon college in the study, through the University of Edinburgh selected students in the second year to go to Britain, a year later to return to Shanghai for the last six months Learn to obtain a master’s degree in engineering. Students who attend the program will also receive two master’s degrees from Shanghai Jiaotong University and Edinburgh University.
In addition to the forthcoming full-time and part-time master’s degree programs and full-time doctoral programs, the Sino-British International Low Carbon Institute will also focus on talent high-end training. For the government, low-carbon institutions and entities in different areas, different levels of learning needs of students, the initial plan to accept 800 people a year of various types of training to provide energy-saving legal system and policy, energy and carbon transactions, “thirteen” energy-saving situation And mission, carbon finance, carbon management, circular economy and low-carbon economy and technological innovation development prospects and models of open courses.
It is reported that in the field of low-carbon research, the United Kingdom has been at the forefront of the world and played an important role in promoting. Edinburgh University, one of the oldest universities in the UK, has been committed to the “Low Carbon Innovation Project” research and is a leading international leader in carbon finance and carbon management. At the same time, Shanghai Jiaotong University in recent years in the field of environment and energy also has outstanding research advantages, brought together a large number of outstanding talents, has made a series of remarkable scientific research.