Capstone Business and Economics for a Circular Economy, Certificate

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    Application Deadline
  • 56 days
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Capstone Business and Economics for a Circular Economy in collaboration with Wageningen University and Research - WageningenX. This Capstone project is the final part of the MicroMasters program Business and Economics for a Circular Economy. 
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In this Capstone Business and Economics for a Circular Economy programme at Wageningen University and Research - WageningenX, you will work on integrating the technological section with the Business and Economics section and the Circular Economy part to develop a categorically more sustainable bio-based practice. The focus is on linking the various aspects into an integral research, based on literature research and applied to a practical case. 

The final product in this capstone project is a written report. This report should reflect the academic research capabilities on a Masters level, i.e. defining a research proposal, proper literature research, methodology, data, results and conclusions and discussion. 

Complete your MicroMasters credential by signing up for a virtually-proctored exam. This 2 hour, multiple choice exam will test your knowledge on all topics discussed in the 3 MicroMasters programme courses.

You can only start the capstone project after completing all other courses in the MicroMasters programme Business and economics for a circular economy.

With a verified certificate for every course:

  • Circular Economy: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Economics and Policies in a Biobased Economy
  • From Fossil Resources to Biomass: a Chemistry Perspective

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 56 days
    • Intensity 15 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
      15 to 20 hours per week
  • Languages
    • English
    Schedule TOEFL® Schedule IELTS
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll learn

You will be able to:

  • Define a proper research proposal on the edge of the technological, business and economic aspects in a Circular Economy
  • Find adequate academic literature and interpret this literature
  • Develop a methodology taking into account all disciplines discussed in this MicroMasters
  • Applying the methodology to design a sustainable biobased practice

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

  • Schedule a TOEFL® test
  • Schedule an IELTS test

Academic Requirements

The capstone project is only accessible for ID-verified MicroMasters learners who successfully obtained verified certificate in the, MicroMasters program Business and Economics for a Circular Economy, courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    299 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
  • National

    299 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
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