Summer School Climate Change and Sustainable Finance

Understand the economic and financial dimensions of climate change

Imperial is leading the way in climate change science, finance and policy, and this unique course will expose undergraduates to the economic and financial dimensions of climate change and sustainability.

Well recognised as a world-class centre of excellence on climate science and carbon mitigation technologies, Imperial’s London location puts it at the heart of one of the world’s most important financial centres, and a key hub for climate change action, clean technology innovation and education.

You will learn from leading practitioners, world-class lecturers, academics and industry partners from the centre and finance faculty about the latest academic thinking and business and climate change strategies.

This course is made possible by The Centre for Climate Finance & Investment and MSc Climate Change, Management & Finance.

Course content

The primary topics covered will include:

  • The science of climate change

  • Economic and policy pathways for decarbonisation

  • Business strategy in a carbon-constrained world

  • The global financial system and its role in fostering resilience 


Mirabelle Muuls

Mirabelle Muûls

Assistant Professor in Economics
Dr Charles Donovan

Charles Donovan

Executive Director, Centre for Climate Finance & Investment, Principal Teaching Fellow
Patrick Bolton

Patrick Bolton

Research Director, Centre for Climate Finance & Investment, Professor of Finance & Economics


Entry requirements: For this course we require evidence of A-level mathematics at grade A or above (or an international equivalent).

For more details view our entry requirements.


  • Final examination (100% MCQ) - (100% of final mark)

Imperial College London will issue an official transcript with a final overall numerical mark – a breakdown of results will not be provided.

Imperial College London reserves the right to change or alter the courses offered without notice.