MSc — 2024 entry Sustainable Development

Our Sustainable Development MSc degree offers a comprehensive exploration of the principles, policies, and practices needed to address the complex challenges of sustainability. Graduates of this course are prepared to address the strategic challenges confronting businesses, individuals, and governments, and to enact the necessary changes to safeguard our planet. 

We will continue to accept applications from UK students until 1 September 2024.

Key course information

Typical offer
2:2 minimum
Start date
September 2024
1 year
UK fees
Overseas fees
Stag Hill

Why choose
this course?

Our MSc provides you with the knowledge to help organisations move towards a greener future. It examines the societal transformations required to tackle the climate emergency, protect the environment, and shift towards sustainable consumption and production – as outlined by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

This course is run by our Centre for Environment and Sustainability (CES), an interdisciplinary hub for forward-thinking environmental and sustainability-related research and postgraduate teaching.

Sustainable development graduates are equipped to tackle the strategic challenges being faced by companies, individuals and governments, and implement the changes required to protect our planet.

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Terms and conditions

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We provide these terms and conditions in two stages:

  • First when we make an offer.
  • Second when students accept their offer and register to study with us (registration terms and conditions will vary depending on your course and academic year).

View our generic registration terms and conditions (PDF) for the 2023/24 academic year, as a guide on what to expect.


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