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Master of Science (MSc): These programs are postgraduate studies for people who have recently finished their undergraduate studies and want to improve their knowledge on a profound and more scientific level.

Pursuing a degree in sustainability is an incredibly rewarding endeavor, although there are many tough issues and debates that arise out of this topic. The understanding of sustainability’s importance to the health of the globe and the community is a relatively new discussion among scientists and leaders.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

Top Masters of Science in Sustainability Studies in United Kingdom 2019

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35 Results in Sustainability Studies, United Kingdom

Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham

Climate change, deforestation and unsustainable use of resources are all issues at the top of the environmental agenda. An understanding of the interactions between the e ... [+]

Climate change, deforestation and unsustainable use of resources are all issues at the top of the environmental agenda. An understanding of the interactions between the environment and economics is essential for developing appropriate policies to tackle global issues in the long term.

Environmental and natural resource economists deal every day with the most challenging problems facing mankind: global climatic change, environmental pollution, deforestation, biodiversity loss, water scarcity and food poverty, to name but a few.

The Environmental and Natural Resource Economics MSc programme is unique in that it combines a solid foundation in key areas of economics, with specialized field courses.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Sussex Business School

This MSc will show you how to translate theories of social and technological innovation into effective development policies and practices. These skills are in high demand ... [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2019 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Help shape an environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive future.

This MSc will show you how to translate theories of social and technological innovation into effective development policies and practices. These skills are in high demand in international development agencies, NGOs, national ministries and firms in developing countries.

Full-time and part-time study

Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.

For details about the part-time course, contact us at pgbmec@sussex.ac.uk... [-]

United Kingdom Brighton
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
The University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group WMG

Develop skills to design and evaluate the next generation of low environmental impact automotive products. ... [+]

This course is suited to those aspiring to become Research Managers, Operations Managers, Chief Engineers and Technology Leaders within the strategically important areas of vehicle electrification and sustainability. You will have the management skills, technical awareness, and vision to assess different technology options within the context of environmental legislation and consumer expectations for vehicle quality, reliability, and performance. WMG has an established legacy of leading automotive research in close collaboration with industry. Our experimental facilities enable academics and industry practitioners to work together to overcome the strategic challenges of battery design and integration, vehicle lightweighting, and digital validation.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Designed with today’s environmental managers in mind this MSc integrates the scientific, social, economic and political factors involved environmental decision making. ... [+]

Overview

This programme combines scientific study, laboratory and fieldwork techniques with the policy that underpins them and the management expertise to successfully deliver real-world sustainability projects.

Gaining advanced scientific skills and knowledge as well as the management, policy and corporate social responsibility aspects make you a great all-rounder who can hit the ground running when it comes to managing live environmental issues and challenges. You will develop into a professional able not only to assess environmental impacts but who can also put these into legislative context; and has the expertise to influence stakeholders, negotiate contracts and project-manage complex processes. This skillset is much sought after and valued by environmental employers and consultancies.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Strathclyde Business School

This innovative programme focuses on tackling major urban opportunities and issues. The course provides you with the skills and understanding to become a leader in the de ... [+]

Why this course?

This innovative programme focuses on tackling major urban opportunities and issues.

The course provides you with the skills and understanding to become a leader in the design and delivery of sustainable city strategies.

Over half the world’s population now live in cities. Achieving sustainable futures for urban centres is a growing issue. You’ll develop a full understanding of how cities work and acquire the tools to:

re-design city systems raise finance gain political and community support for transformative city strategies and projects

You’ll demonstrate your knowledge through high-quality work placements rather than a traditional dissertation. The course offers flexibility to pursue your individual interests and diversify your skills.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
Cranfield University

Corporate Social Responsibility, or Corporate Sustainability as leading companies are increasingly re-naming it, has never been more relevant to our organisations. By max ... [+]

Overview

Corporate Social Responsibility, or Corporate Sustainability as leading companies are increasingly re-naming it, has never been more relevant to our organisations. By maximising positive social and environmental business impacts as well as economic ones, this strategic approach creates business opportunities, enables the business to flourish in the long term, and ensures that organisations have a positive impact in the world. The Cranfield Management and Corporate Sustainability MSc will teach you the practicalities of how businesses successfully embed sustainability into their core business purpose and strategy.

The programme equally provides a world-class practical education in the management disciplines required for all senior leadership positions. It, therefore, shares a number of modules and other programme activities with our Management MSc programme, which is ranked 1st in the UK and 7th in the world in The Economist Which MBA? Masters in Management (MiM) 2017 ranking.... [-]

United Kingdom Cranfield
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

Managing sustainability is one of the most challenging and rapidly growing areas in both the public and private sectors. With increasing recognition of the impact of a wo ... [+]

MSc Leadership for Sustainable Development

Managing sustainability is one of the most challenging and rapidly growing areas in both the public and private sectors. With increasing recognition of the impact of a world living beyond its means, the commitment to sustainable development to meet the needs of present generations without jeopardising those of the future has never been more apparent.

This innovative conversion Masters programme is open to applicants from all disciplinary backgrounds and promotes leadership and embraces action-based, experiential learning, facilitated through a series of lectures, work placements and group projects. The programme fosters critical thinking and promotes the use of initiative for problem-solving and decision-making in sustainable development.... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Bradford

This new programme is designed to develop leaders with a deep understanding of sustainable development ideas, institutions, policies and networks - and the necessary crit ... [+]

Overview

This new programme is designed to develop leaders with a deep understanding of sustainable development ideas, institutions, policies and networks - and the necessary critical thinking skills to inform policy and create long term impact.

It is designed and delivered by a team with cutting-edge research and policy advisory track record, who are passionate about sustainable development.

Choosing this programme means joining the Division of Peace Studies and International Development at the University of Bradford - the largest university centre of its kind in the world.

Upon graduation, you’ll be part of a worldwide network of alumni, many of whom have gone on to leadership roles in international organisations.... [-]

United Kingdom Bradford
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 15 months
Campus
University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences

The aim of the MSc programme is to prepare participants for managerial, advisory and academic positions in the energy sector. The programme aims to provide an intellectua ... [+]

Overview

The aim of the MSc programme is to prepare participants for managerial, advisory and academic positions in the energy sector. The programme aims to provide an intellectually challenging academic programme of study, which will demand of the student the ability to analyse, synthesise and evaluate key theoretical concepts and practical applications in energy with an emphasis on the economic dimensions of the subject.

The world's long-term economic development depends on the existence of efficient, innovative and creative energy and resources industries. These, in turn, rely on individuals who possess a sound grasp of their legal, economic, technical and policy backgrounds.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering

This new two year MSc course is made up of two semesters of taught modules followed by a year-long project. Wherever possible, the project will be undertaken in collabora ... [+]

This programme aims to provide you with an extension to your previous studies and the opportunity to put into practise what you have learnt in an extended industrially relevant research project to enable you to gain employment as professional engineers in this field. In order to provide flexibility, the course also offers a wide range of optional modules.

You will gain experience of the types of problems encountered by academic and industrial researchers, both via taught courses and project work. Written presentations will be undertaken at various stages of the course.

A substantial extended individual project will be undertaken, developing your ability to engage in independent learning, and preparing you for postgraduate research or careers in industry. The project will form the basis of your written dissertation. You will also develop your ability to think logically and critically, to acquire problem-solving skills, to become competent users of relevant equipment and software, and to communicate results effectively.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Lincoln

The MSc Crisis and Disaster Management brings together the areas of crisis management, risk management and disaster management with the aim of providing students with the ... [+]

The Course

The MSc Crisis and Disaster Management brings together the areas of crisis management, risk management and disaster management with the aim of providing students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of current approaches to crisis and disaster and the impact that such events may have on businesses, communities and nations. In particular, the programme addresses the issues of interruption to business and the need for preparedness, response and recovery strategies to minimise both economic and human losses arising from crises and disasters of both natural and human origins.

There is an increasing global demand for businesses, communities and nations to increase their resilience to potential crises and disasters, particularly through using the principles of crisis and disaster management, disaster preparedness, response and recovery planning.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment

Climate Justice is an important global topic and is expected to grow as climate change impacts more people and more focus is placed on domestic and international policy, ... [+]

The only programme of its kind in the world, GCU's MSc Climate Justice explores one of the most pressing issues of our times: climate justice, where climate change, human rights and policy development intersect.

Each year, the effects of climate change become more pronounced. People all over the world are already being displaced due to rising sea levels, crop-destroying droughts and disasters like floods and forest fires. Over the next decade, these climate consequences will only intensify. How we chose to move forward may be one of the most important ethical questions of the 21st century.

Your MSc Climate Justice programme will prepare you to think strategically and contribute to the growing field of climate justice. You might help craft public policy at a local or global level, work with a non-profit or intergovernmental agency, assist a developmental organisation or pursue academic research in the field.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Campus
Online
University of St Andrews

The MSc in Sustainable Development is aimed at students with a background in biology, economics, environmental sciences, geography, mathematics, politics or sociology who ... [+]

The MSc in Sustainable Development is aimed at students with a background in biology, economics, environmental sciences, geography, mathematics, politics or sociology who are interested in making a change to society, the environment and the economy.

The MSc in Sustainable Development is a one-year, full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Geography and Sustainable Development.

Sustainable development is now widely regarded as the most promising framework within which the challenges of clean water and adequate sanitation, energy generation and supply, human health, food production and distribution, and the threats to biodiversity can be addressed. The MSc programme will enable you to develop the knowledge you need to understand and address sustainability issues from multiple perspectives.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Middlesex University London

The need for environmental sustainability is increasingly acknowledged in policy areas throughout the developed and developing world. For this reason, our course is desig ... [+]

Why study MSc Sustainability and Environmental Management at Middlesex University?

Our Master's degree in Sustainability and Environmental Management (suited to those with science and technical experience) offers insight into the causes and solutions to a range of environmental issues. You will develop the ability to evaluate the constraints and opportunities facing a variety of institutions and acquire the skills required to implement sustainable policies. You will exercise problem-solving scenarios, develop analytical skills and critically evaluate environmental management policies.

You will study alongside students from a range of cultural backgrounds offering you the chance to learn in an international arena and share ideas on a global scale. You will also take part in a field trip to southern Spain with our teaching staff including researchers from our world-renowned Flood Hazard Research Centre, who have conducted research into desertification processes, management and policy solutions.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

The programme is designed as an institutional collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and SASA (Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture), a government facil ... [+]

Programme Description

Within conservation science there is increasing recognition of the value of genetic data to support management decisions, however, scientists and managers with the skills and knowledge to apply population genetic theory to conservation practice are lacking. Within this arena, wildlife forensics is an exciting new field that is attracting increasing global attention in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade.

The PPD/Cert/Dip/MSc in Applied Conservation Genetics with Wildlife Forensics aims to provide a blend of theoretical and practical education in the application of genetic data to wildlife management and conservation law enforcement. The programme will cover all essential aspects, from population genetic theory, through data analysis, to the considerations involved in the interpretation and transfer of scientific findings to management, policy and criminal investigation.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online