Royal Roads University

Royal Roads University is an accredited, publicly funded, applied research university in Victoria, Canada that has focused on lifelong education since 1995.

No matter what stage of your education, career and life, we warmly welcome you to explore the history, present and future of our university. To be part of our vision of inspiring people with the courage to transform the world.

Programmes and courses

Royal Roads University has led online learning for over 25 years. Our online courses and certificates provide relevant, applied, leading-edge content, delivered in a variety of ways to help you thrive in your current career, or be a catalyst for your next one. Over two decades of technology advances allow Professional and Continuing Studies to deliver exceptional, experiential learning experiences to anyone, at any time, and our flexible learning options mean you can also learn the same content in a way that works best for your schedule and learning style.

Whether you want to create your own learning pathway with short, directly-applicable courses, or select from industry-informed, intentionally-crafted professional certificates, you can continue to upskill or reskill in a way that can transform yourself, your organization, or your community.

Climate and Environment

Royal Roads University has partnered with Adaptation Learning Network to offer courses intended to increase British Columbia’s capacity to prepare for and adapt to climate change by bringing together working professionals from across disciplines to enhance their knowledge and skills through professional training in climate adaptation. See lists of courses here

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Climate Policy for Climate Adaptation Professionals

Check out this ALN course with video lectures which covers the basics of environmental policy, climate mitigation and adaptation policy, overviews of key policy actors and tools, and policy gaps.

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The Financial Impact of Climate Change

This course introduces participants to the financial risks and impacts of climate change.  Explore a range of pathways that link to economic systems. Watch the videos for a taster!

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Project Management for a Changing Climate

This online course is designed to prepare professionals with project management responsibilities to add a climate change lens to their projects. Watch the videos for a taster!

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Natural Asset Management Fundamentals

This course helps local government staff, engaged professionals in multiple disciplines, and community organizations, understand the field of natural asset management. Watch the videos for a taster!

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Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals

This course is designed to help professionals working across multiple disciplines to bring a climate change adaptation lens to their current and future projects. Watch the videos for a taster!

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