We are leaders in environmental and sustainability related research and postgraduate teaching in the UK and offer postgraduate courses in a short five day intensive modular structure.

Outstanding teaching

Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Surrey delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

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Your master's journey

A video animation explaining the MSc journey with us for full time and part time students and please also see our graphic representation of our masters courses.

Module overview

Our master courses consist of five-day intensive modules which can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis, making them ideal for blending with work and other commitments.

Each module incorporates a host of external professional speakers from industry, non-governmental organisations and government, while an industrial placement module provides invaluable on-the-job training.

Associate membership

Students who complete one of our master courses which include the following modules; Environmental Science and Society; Environmental Law; Environmental Auditing and Management Systems; and Sustainable Development Applications, are eligible to apply for graduate membership at the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).

Students who complete our Environmental Strategy MSc are eligible to apply for membership at the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES).

Being an MSc student

Our full-time and part-time postgraduate students talk about their time here at the University.

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