MSc Environmental Sustainability

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc Full-time: 12-18 Months
    MSc Part-time: 24-48 Months

Course Description

Are you concerned about the environment and sustainability issues and are seeking job opportunities in this area?

Creating a sustainable world that provides a safe, secure, and healthy life for all peoples is a priority for the global community. Building and maintaining infrastructure nowadays demands solutions that are technically viable, commercially feasible, and environmentally and socially sustainable. This programme is designed for students whose interest is in the application of science and engineering to environmental issues and sustainable development. The programme is interdisciplinary in nature and provides students with a broad and integrated understanding of environmental sustainability. It encourages sharing and disseminating information, knowledge and technology that encourages sustainable development.

Whatever your academic background, studying this course will give you the qualifications you need for a career in the sustainability sector. This course takes an industry-focused approach, with particular application to buildings, property development, sustainable technologies as well as the waste and water sectors. Extremely relevant in today’s climate-aware world, this course is aimed at graduates from a wide range of disciplines.

Entry Requirements

What are the entry requirements for Environmental Sustainability?

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above in any degree subject. Evidence of Mathematical ability is also required. Candidates from all backgrounds seeking to gain an understanding of sustainable development are encouraged to apply.

We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.

Can I get admission into Environmental Sustainability based on my working experience in this sector?

This course has academic entry requirements which are assessed alongside relevant work experience. Full details of any relevant work experience, including references should be submitted with your application and may be considered for entry where the minimum academic entry requirements are below those required.

Usually, unrelated work experience is not considered sufficient for entry without meeting the minimum academic entry requirements. Please contact us with your specific circumstances by submitting an enquiry form above and we will be happy to discuss your options.

Can I make an appointment with an advisor to discuss further about the admission process?

If you want to get more information on the admission process, please get in touch with the postgraduate admissions team by submitting an enquiry form.


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Student Destinations

Construction contractors

Consulting engineers

Quantity surveyors


Local and central government

Housing associations

Management consultants


Service sector organisations

Module Details

This program provides students with deep understanding on the implications of global trends for the environment, for society, for the economy and for the construction industry technical and scientific principles that underpin the sustainable built environment. It quips students with the knowledge, skills on relevant tools, techniques, systems and practices, their application and how they can be used to improve sustainability performance. This fosters a sound understanding and critical application of the general principles of environmental technology and sustainable building principles including material properties, sustainability and their performance within the context of today’s construction industry.

Building Energy Performance
Health and Safety
Renewable Energy Finance and Environmental Law
Sustainable Building Design
Sustainable Energy Technologies
Sustainable Urban Property Development
Sustainable Water Resources Management
Waste Management

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