Independent University, Bangladesh is a private university in Bangladesh. It is located in Bashundhara Residential Area of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established in 1993 under the Private University Act, 1992. With an explicit focus on Research and Global partnerships.Know more
Year 1 2019
Course: CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH (CCD 507)
Description: This course is taught in the post graduate program and is designed to develop a cohort of researchers and practitioners with knowledge and information on interfaces of climate change with different Anthropocene aspects, such as, livelihoods, disaster, adaptation and mitigation, health, urbanization and so on. The main intention of this program is to help different professional specialized groups to add a climate change lens in their respective work domains. In this course students will be introduced to the range of global environmental changes and their consequences on human health and well-being. Focus will be on climate variability and change are affecting morbidity and mortality due to extreme weather and climatic events.
Year 2 2020
Course: COURSE CLIMATE CHANGE AND SOCIETY (ENV 415)
Description: This course, taught at the undergraduate level, begins by examining the science behind climate change and then zoom into the impacts of global climate change globally, with a specific focus on Bangladesh. The course will then explore sector specific adaptation strategies for Bangladesh to increase resilience to the effects of climate change.
Year 3 2021 (Reform in progress)
Course: DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (ENV 530)
Description: Description of the course: Disaster Risk Reduction is intended to provide a basic framework for new and returning facilitators in the Environmental Science and Management Masters Program. This course aims to provide a broad understanding of disaster risk reduction, relevant policies, addressing prevention, preparedness, rescue, and ‘build back better’ concepts. It emphasizes the application of appropriate and practical tools such as social, environmental, and technical measures reflecting the local/community needs of DRR.