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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.

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University of Bath

Our course is for engineers and scientists who want to play a leading role in innovating, designing and managing sustainable processes and systems. Improving resource eff ... [+]

Take on the challenge of creating a more sustainable society by learning how to develop and manage more resource efficient chemical engineering processes.

Our course is for engineers and scientists who want to play a leading role in innovating, designing and managing sustainable processes and systems. Improving resource efficiency is a major priority for process industries that rely on materials and energy. Our course focuses on addressing this challenge by giving you the tools to find sustainable ways to do more or better with less.

Building on your first degree, you'll develop more in-depth knowledge and transferable skills in chemical engineering. You'll learn how to use material and energy resources more efficiently by:... [-]

United Kingdom Claverton Down
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Salford

This course allows you to explore the field in a variety of ways: choosing an environmental, geographical or mixed pathway and touching on contemporary themes from food s ... [+]

In Brief: Study a broad MSc with options to focus on environmental sustainability, geographies of sustainability and many more areas in the field including planning, food security and more Research-led teaching by international experts in the field of sustainability, free field trip opportunities[£25 administration fee applies] Particularly strong growth within this sector - sustainability is at the forefront of global and national debates, with employers viewing qualifications providing skill sets around this topic as highly sought after Part-time study option International students can apply Course Summary

Sustainability is a broad and interdisciplinary field involving challenges related to improving human welfare, environmental quality, resource and food security, urban planning and beyond. With cities expanding and the world’s population reaching 9.7 billion by 2050, this field is being viewed as increasingly important and career opportunities are vast.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering

This course includes two streams, MSc/PgDip Design Engineering with Sustainability and MSc/PgDip Design Engineering with Advanced Product Development. It aims to address ... [+]

Why this course?

This course includes two streams, MSc/PgDip Design Engineering with Sustainability and MSc/PgDip Design Engineering with Advanced Product Development.

It aims to address the issues associated with a rapidly changing market and the demands for better, cheaper and personalized products developed within the shortest possible time. It will provide a thorough training in design theories and process models, design methods, design techniques, computer-supported product modeling, analysis, evaluation and digital and physical rapid prototyping of a design solution.

The course enhances the professional and creative abilities of graduates from a variety of technical disciplines, from mechanical, civil and industrial engineering to science, architecture, computing, and electronics.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 24 months
Campus
University of Bath School of Management

Gain a solid understanding of sustainability issues relating to corporate social responsibility. You’ll also develop your skills in the core business areas with this inno ... [+]

This course is for

Graduates who want to develop key managerial skills with an emphasis on sustainability issues.

Overview

Gain a solid understanding of sustainability issues relating to corporate social responsibility. You’ll also develop your skills in the core business areas with this innovative MSc.

You’ll explore the challenges of ensuring sustainability in managing firms. You’ll also learn to manage relationships with communities, society and the natural environment.

Tier 4 visa scheme

Benefit from a streamlined visa application process and get six months leave after your course.

We’re one of a small group of UK universities selected to take part.... [-]

United Kingdom Bath
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Centre for Alternative Technology

A flexible Masters degree designed to develop a rigorous understanding of transformational responses to the pervasive effects that economic structures and environmental c ... [+]

Masters in the Sustainability of Food and Natural Resources

This MSc will run, subject to validation of Liverpool John Moores University

Taught at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), which pioneered sustainability practice and theory in the UK, this is the first MSc course to properly integrate the social, political, economic and practical aspects of sustainable food and natural resources production. This Masters degree tackles these themes through a combination of academic study, discussion and hands-on practical work. Our MSc programme is taught either by distance learning or through residential blocks in one of the most innovative environmental buildings in the UK, or via a mixture of the two.... [-]

United Kingdom Machynlleth
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Online
Royal Agricultural University

This course combines the principles of sustainable development with an examination of the various systems of food production in the context of providing a secure supply t ... [+]

The principal aim of the course is to enable you to gain the specialised knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes necessary to contribute effectively and ethically to strategic decision making, opinion forming and operational management for the sustainable development of agricultural and food supply systems.

Who is the course for? Anyone who is concerned that our food production systems will not be fit for purpose by the middle of this century! This is the ideal course for those looking for a career in production, policy, and sustainable development focusing on food or resource consumption in agriculture. You should have a degree in a related subject or an interest in a career in one of the key themes. This course attracts students from a wide age group and a wide range of backgrounds and is particularly appropriate for more mature students who are re-directing their careers. The following themes will be developed: Human exploitation of the Earth's resources for food production and the global and local implications of human development.... [-]

United Kingdom Cirencester
February 2020
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Greenwich

The programme considers passive (building fabric) and active measures (building services and renewable energy technologies) setting out what approach may be taken when co ... [+]

The increasing drive towards low carbon and sustainable solutions in the built environment has introduced a need for built environment professionals who can take a holistic view of the sustainability debate. This programme will combine the technical design and engineering issues associated with the delivery of sustainable built environments with an appreciation for how such approaches can be justified in a commercially focused world.

The programme considers passive (building fabric) and active measures (building services and renewable energy technologies) setting out what approach may be taken when considering new build or, as is becoming increasingly important the existing building stock. Students will gain the skills needed to assess these options on a whole life basis with an appreciation for how the financial and business case can be made for such approaches.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 
Campus
University of Greenwich

This programme is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in agriculture and sustainable development in the private sector, research, NGO or government communities. ... [+]

As of the 2018/2019 session, the courses offered on this programme will be revised and the programme title may change, but the content will still focus on sustainable agriculture

This programme is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in agriculture and sustainable development in the private sector, research, NGO or government communities. It provides a firm grounding in research methods applicable to the study of sustainable agriculture and the intellectual tools for understanding sustainable agriculture systems. The courses combine theoretical approaches and empirically based learning from case studies of real projects and agricultural scenarios. Teaching will focus on case studies from NRI’s corporate experience of looking at how research into agricultural issues, both in the natural and social sciences, can be translated into knowledge and products that have a real impact on increasing the effectiveness of agriculture in delivering food security and enhancing livelihoods for all stakeholders. The potential role of agricultural innovations, both in technology, including biotechnology, knowledge systems, extension services and institutional partnerships in promoting development are also a strong theme in courses. The aims of the programme are: - To understand modern agricultural systems and the associated technologies of production together with their potential impacts on agriculture and livelihoods - To understand the social, institutional and economic context within which agriculture operates - To understand modern agriculture and its role in sustainable development. Course content: - Research Methods (15 credits) - Tools for Sustainable Agriculture (15 Credits) - Integrated Pest Management (30 credits) -... [-]

United Kingdom Rochester London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Northumbria University, Newcastle Business School

During this Multidisciplinary Design Innovation - MSc/MA program, you will take what you know and investigate the knowledge and approach of others to enhance and further ... [+]

Next Generation Management Thinking & PracticeThis exciting and groundbreaking postgraduate course combines the strengths of design, business and technology to create management thinking, innovation and practice for the next generation.Working in multi-disciplinary teams on projects sponsored by leading international companies, you will gain invaluable experience in defining and resolving complex issues in new, exciting and innovative ways.Why study Multidisciplinary Design Innovation?Business Week’s Bruce Nussbaum says that ' Innovation, design and technology are all flowing into one another to form a single river of roaring change radically altering our culture, and especially our business culture.'A revolution is taking place within the design as it emerges from its traditional role of serving commerce to leading, shaping and directing the way we live, work and behave. This shift is leading organisations to recognise the importance of 'Design-Thinking' in business strategy; the need to apply creative capability and advanced innovation in new product, service and business development to achieve competitive advantage.Commisioned by Gordon Brown PM, Sir George Cox, author of The Cox Review of Creativity in Business, notes: “One of the challenges is to get business people, engineers, technologists and designers to understand one another better and to speak the same language.” This programme is all about developing Masters graduates who have a deep knowledge of their core discipline and a broad outlook and confidence in complementary ones so that they become expert interfacers, influencers and innovators.What will this course include?You will work with a multi-disciplinary cohort of students with backgrounds in design, engineering... [-]

United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
SOAS University of London

This programme aims to provide students with a broad grounding in the main concepts associated with sustainable development, but also provides the opportunity to speciali ... [+]

Overview

Start of programme: October / April

Mode of Attendance: Distance Learning

The rationale for this innovative programme of study lies in the global environment and development challenges that have been articulated in the Sustainable Development Goals. It is clear that solutions to the challenge of sustainable development require holistic, integrated and coordinated actions across a very wide range of sectors, and will increasingly require a multidisciplinary approach. This programme aims to provide students with a broad grounding in the main concepts associated with sustainable development, but also provides the opportunity to specialise in one area in greater depth.

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United Kingdom London
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Online
SOAS University of London

The MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy (GECP) is the first Master's programme to jointly address the issues of climate and energy policy in an interdisciplinary fashion ... [+]

MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy

Duration: One calendar year (full time). Two or three years (part-time).

Minimum Entry Requirements: A minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). Candidates with a lower class degree but degree-relevant work experience may be considered.

Start of programme: September intake only

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

Who is this programme for?

The use of energy – electricity generation, transportation, heating/cooling and industrial consumption – is the most important driver of climate change by far. Effectively addressing this urgent global challenge, therefore, requires transformational changes in the ways we produce, consume and govern energy. More than two decades of political contestation have shown that a supportive policy environment – meaningful and consistent domestic laws and regulation underpinned by ambitious international treaties – is the only way to affect these changes, develop alternatives to emissions-intensive fossil fuels and transition economies around the world onto a secure, low-carbon and climate-friendly footing.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
University of Stirling

This MSc/PgDip Housing Studies (with internship) course fully integrates all of the academic and practice components of the professional qualification of the Chartered In ... [+]

Overview

This MSc/PgDip Housing Studies (with internship) course fully integrates all of the academic and practice components of the professional qualification of the Chartered Institute of Housing. This includes a 10-week structured, assessed work experience internship, which sets up graduates for a ‘fast track’ into a career with housing organisations in the social, voluntary and private sectors.

You’ll be introduced to the most up-to-date ideas and debates in housing and offered the opportunity to learn about the cutting edge of housing practice.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing, the course covers all aspects of housing services, sustainable communities, governance and law, housing organisations, and health and wellbeing.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 21 months
Online & Campus Combined
University of Stirling

As part of the highly flexible method of learning, the following degree outcomes are offered, all of which offer a route to an MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, and Postgraduate ... [+]

Introduction

As part of the highly flexible method of learning, the following degree outcomes are offered, all of which offer a route to an MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, and Postgraduate Certificate qualification. All students will register for the degree in Sustainable Aquaculture in the first instance and be given the opportunity to change degree outcome at the end of the Foundation modules. All avenues to achieving your qualification are possible on a full-time or discontinuous basis to fit your individual needs.

Aquaculture Business Management Aquaculture and Development Aquaculture and the Environment Aquaculture Business Management

Aquaculture Business Management provides appropriate and flexible learning opportunities to allow students to understand the economics of aquaculture and set up business plans necessary to establish and consolidate new and existing aquaculture enterprises. The course places an emphasis on investment, financial management and marketing considerations, fundamental to the success of commercial aquaculture operations in any operating context.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Stirling

Study at the world-renowned Institute of Aquaculture – a leading international centre in sustainable seafood production and the largest of its kind in the world. The Inst ... [+]

Overview

Study at the world-renowned Institute of Aquaculture – a leading international centre in sustainable seafood production and the largest of its kind in the world. The Institute brings together world-class, cross-disciplinary researchers to address a wide range of global challenges facing industry and society.

Our Masters in Sustainable Aquaculture explores the principles of aquaculture and the key factors influencing the viability of aquatic animal farming and food production systems. You’ll develop an understanding of aquatic animal biology, environmental issues, nutrition, reproduction and genetics, disease and health management.

With practical application at the core of your studies, you can choose to focus on specific aspects of sustainable aquaculture, including:... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
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