MSc Sustainability

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    1 year full time, 3 years part time

Course Description

With the world’s population predicted to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, improving human welfare, enhancing environmental quality and managing resources, are a global priority. Align your career prospects for the green revolution with our MSc Sustainability postgraduate degree.

Available full and part-time study, this highly-relevant course is perfectly positioned to enable you to take advantage of new and fast-growing career pathways in the emerging green economy.

Delivered via a range of carefully-designed modules, you will have the opportunity to focus your learning on environmental, geographical or combined pathways, as you explore contemporary themes including food security and urban planning.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should possess at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in any subject.


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Student Destinations

This is an exciting time consider a career in the emerging green economy. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated many of the ideas around sustainability, encouraging more governments, industries and organisations to take decisive action.

The knowledge and skills you will build on the course can open up opportunities in a wide range of career fields. You could use the course to pursue a new career that requires a postgraduate qualification for specialist roles in urban planning, resource management or climate change. You could also use the course to refocus your existing career for a sustainability-based role in businesses and enterprise, charity and not-for-profit, or government.

Module Details

Trimester one

  • Resource Security
  • Postgraduate Scholarship Skills

Choose two options from

  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Environmental Pollution and Remediation
  • Energy and Sustainability

Trimester two

  • Contemporary Issues in Sustainability
  • Planning and Policies of Urban Environments
  • Research Design and Delivery

Trimester three

  • Dissertation

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