Study Sustainable Development in United Kingdom

Study Sustainable Development in United Kingdom

Studying Sustainable Development

Sustainability refers to the ability of a system to operate continuously, without using up resources, in a viable, need-fulfilling manner. It involves the development of a sustainable human society, from all perspectives: environment, economy, industry, business, agriculture, etc. Sustainable development degrees aim at educating professionals involved in management, policy-making and governance to conduct their work in a manner that takes into consideration multiple factors for the future.

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Studying in United Kingdom

The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

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172 Sustainable Development Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Sc. Environmental and Business Management

This one-year Environmental and Business Management course from Bangor University is intended for students with a keen interest in integrating environmental management with business practices.

School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
M.Sc. Development Administration and Planning

This MSc equips students with the analytical, methodological and practical expertise needed to positively contribute to development in countries with which they are actively involved. Students acquire the tools necessary to respond to a diverse range of problems including productive capacity, intersectoral integration, economic and social diversification, and self-sufficiency.

The Bartlett Development Planning Unit
M.Sc. Global Sustainable Cities

This innovative programme focuses on tackling major urban opportunities and issues. The Global Sustainable Cities course from University of Strathclyde provides you with the skills and understanding to become a leader in the design and delivery of sustainable city strategies.

M.Sc. Development Studies

The MSc Development Studies programme’s emphasis on transferable analytical skills has been of great benefit to the many graduates who have returned to, or taken up, professional careers in development in international organisations, government agencies and non-government organisations. This programme is offered by SOAS University of London.

Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Ecological Economics

Many of the most serious environmental and social problems that we face can be traced to root causes in our economic system. On this MS Ecological Economics programme offered by the University of Leeds, you will develop an understanding of how economic activity gives rise to environmental and social problems, and be introduced to the main tools to tackle them.

M.Sc. Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century

By studying Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century at the University of Warwick you will gain a combination of practical skills and academic understanding to develop a critical and creative mindset. You will learn the principles of crop production and the latest advances in plant pathology, integrated pest management and soil health.

School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Learning for Sustainability

This MSc in Learning for Sustainability from The University of Edinburgh is an opportunity to study international educational responses to global issues and benefit from Scotland’s position as one of the leading countries in the world in this field.

M.Sc. Sustainability

The MSc in Sustainability from University of Southampton is an interdisciplinary masters degree designed to explore sustainability issues in both developed and developing societies.

Master Design and Innovation for Sustainability (PgDip/ PgCert)

The Design and Innovation for Sustainability (PgDip/ PgCert) course from Cranfield University aim to address the engagement of design-led thinking with the business and social agenda for sustainable development. It is about rethinking and re-engaging existing paradigms to stimulate new futures.

Environmental Technology
M.Sc. Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Design

The results of unsustainable human development in the 21st century are evident as climate change, species extinction, pollution, poverty and inequality become inescapable global realities. The next big challenge for society is to transform our economy to incorporate the principles of sustainability. This presents an exciting opportunity to rethink, redesign and rebuild a positive future for business practice.

Department of Life Sciences
M.A. Regional Development and Spatial Planning

This MA in Regional Development and Spatial Planning course from Newcastle University integrates regional development and spatial planning concerns in an international context. It brings together two disciplines and addresses the challenges of building capacity for analysis, strategy and policy making.

School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
M.Sc. Sustainability and Business

The Sustainability and Business at University of Leeds is ideal if you wish to develop corporate responsibility strategies and enhance an organisation’s social and environmental contributions. It can also lead you to careers in government or non-governmental organisations working in partnership with, or trying to influence business practice.

M.Sc. Mobile Communications - Diploma, Certificate

This is an advanced MSc course in the rapidly expanding area of mobile communications and networks. This course is concerned with the concepts, applications, design, development and deployment of mobile communication systems and networks.

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
M.Sc. Sustainable Development

The global community faces a range of profound economic, social and environmental challenges that are intensifying due to climate change and globalisation. Responses to those challenges are often framed within broader debates about sustainable development.

Centre for Development, Environment and Policy
M.Sc. Sustainability and Management

The Sustainability and Management programme is offered at the Royal Holloway University of London. This innovative and highly-respected course will provide you with an important commodity for today’s employer; an interdisciplinary education.

Department of Geography
M.A. Sustainable Development

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Sustainable Development programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Chemistry
M.Sc. Sustainability Engineering - Diploma, Certificate

Sustainability Engineering concerns responsible use of the world's finite natural resources in a manner which will not compromise the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This requires Engineers to make optimum use of energy and materials, to mitigate any associated environmental impacts, and to fully embrace concepts such as life cycle analysis, disassembly and recycling within the design process.

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
M.A. Phonological Development

The MA in Phonological Development will provide the opportunity to gain practical experience in linguistic methods of analysis of child data, from English and other languages.

M.A. Development and International Economics

The Development and International Economics MA is one of a suite of masters degrees in economics at Kingston University that are focused on giving you the ability and confidence to analyse and offer solutions to real-world problems.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Chemistry with Environmental & Sustainable Chemistry and Industrial Experience

Environmental Chemistry is the study of the sources, reactions, transport, fates and effects (e.g. on humans and other organisms) of chemical species, both natural and man-made, in water, soil and air environments. Sustainable Chemistry is the design and application of new chemical processes so as to minimise the effects on the environment; for example, via increased efficiency of chemical conversion and energy consumption, use of less hazardous and/or renewable solvents and feedstocks, and safer effluent. As the protection and remediation of the environment are now major features of life and work throughout the world, there is a demand for well-qualified scientists in key subject areas such as chemistry who are able to apply their knowledge and understanding across the boundaries separating traditional disciplines.

College of Science & Engineering
M.Sc. Waste and Resource Management (PgDip/ PgCert)

This MSc in Waste and Resource Management (PgDip/ PgCert) from Cranfield University will provide students with advanced technical and professional knowledge in waste technology and management in order to meet the requirements expected of modern waste managers working in the industrial, government and consulting sectors.

Environmental Technology
M.Sc. Sustainable Engineering

Our course enables you to understand sustainability in which ever area of engineering you wish to specialise, from simulation, modelling and eco engineering, to sustainable systems design and green computing technologies, to name just a few.

Faculty of Arts, Environment & Technology
M.Sc. Leadership for Sustainable Development

This innovative Masters programme in Leadership for Sustainable Development at Queen's University Belfast promotes leadership and embraces action-based, experiential learning, facilitated through a series of lectures, work placements and group projects.

School of Biological Sciences
M.Sc. Risk Disaster and Environmental Management

This course looks at all risks in the business environment together with a strong analysis of the consequences when things go wrong. Businesses and organisations increasingly need to anticipate the likelihood and consequences of unexpected events and the necessary short and long term responses.

M.Sc. Sustainable Aquaculture Systems

Aquaculture is now recognised as the fastest growth sector of agribusiness on a global scale – learn about this growing industry through our multidisciplinary approach, which places emphasis on sustainable use of aquatic and marine resources for commercial exploitation for food and products.

LL.M. Environmental Law and Sustainability

This course is a flexible, rigorous, integrated and practical course covering national and international environmental law regimes alongside associated regimes, such as energy law. It incorporates up-to-date research and contemporary developments within the field.

Faculty of Business and Law
M.Sc. Environmental Sustainability

MSc Environmental Sustainability, Edinburgh Napier University This course takes an industry-focused approach, with particular application to buildings, property development, sustainable technologies as well as the waste and water sectors.

Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative
M.Sc. Energy Policy

<p>Take on a defining challenge for humanity in the 21st century – creating a global low-carbon economy while providing modern energy services to the world’s population.</p><br>

M.Sc. Sustainability

The Sustainability course is suitable for students from all disciplines, particularly if you have a strong desire to advance your knowledge and understanding of contemporary sustainability and responsible business issues, strategies, and practices. You may also have spent some time in work and are looking for a postgraduate qualification in sustainability to help further your career.

Nottingham University Business School
M.A. Politics and Development

Unlike MA courses which focus narrowly on specific areas relating to the politics of development, this course offers students a rounded education with a focus on politics and international development - including its economic and political dimensions.

M.Sc. Sustainable Transport Engineering

The Sustainable Transport Engineering MSc is a mainstream mechanical engineering course with a focus on vehicles and drive systems, and energy sources and management. For anyone wishing to specialise in railways, the course also has a rail option.

School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering
Master Disasters, Adaptation & Development

The Disasters, Adaptation & Development MA/MSc programme takes a social development perspective, exploring topics such as human vulnerability, response to natural and technological hazards and to hazards associated with climate change. You will examine disaster risk reduction and choose from a wide range of modules, enabling you to build a study pathway that can include technical specialities in GIS and remote sensing, organisational risk management, or poverty alleviation and international development.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
M.Sc. NGOs and Development

The programme examines the special roles of NGOs and the challenges they encounter, their relationships with other stakeholders (states, inter-governmental organisations, beneficiaries), the internal organisational challenges as well as the changing policy contexts in which NGOs operate.

Department of Social Policy
M.Sc. Development, Disorders and Clinical Practice

This MSc in Development, Disorders and Clinical Practice combines theoretical grounding in development and its disorders, with practical experience in clinical assessment and diagnosis. This course embeds an understanding of cognitive neurodevelopmental disorders within the context of typical development, with a particular focus on dyslexia, specific language impairment, autism, ADHD, and dyscalculia.

M.A. International Planning and Sustainable Development

This course is aimed at built environment professionals and others with a relevant background who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of planning and sustainable development, whether to improve career prospects in their country or enter international practice.

Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment
M.Sc. Sustainable Urban Development

This master’s degree is a multi-disciplinary, academically rigorous, and globally relevant development programme for urban developers, architects, managers, planners, business executives and other decision-makers worldwide tasked with providing vision and leadership in sustainable urban futures. The MSc is designed for those operating in a range of contexts worldwide - public, private or third sector organisations - and fosters collaboration, creativity, perspective-sharing and effective networking skills.

M.Sc. Sustainable Computing

This course - the first of its kind to run in the UK - develops your skills and knowledge so you can play a key role in developing sustainable Information and Communications Technology (ICT) strategies. Increased awareness of sustainable issues across all sectors of business and the economy, and the almost universal adoption of ICT shows the environmental impact of technology.

Faculty of Arts, Environment & Technology
M.Sc. Strategic Sustainable Business

With businesses worldwide understanding the importance of bringing their organisations in line with the broader expectations of society, this programme taught in a world class business school environment will equip you for the future of sustainable business.

Aston Business School
M.Sc. Urbanisation and Development

The MSc Urbanisation and Development programme offers students an integrated and up-to-date course on urban development, which draws on the breadth of research expertise and practical experience in the Department of Geography and Environment and the Department of International Development. Teaching staff are leading researchers in the field supplemented by visiting professors and an intense schedule of outside speakers, seminars and conferences.

Department of Geography and Environment
M.Sc. Developmental Psychopathology

The aim of the MSc Developmental Psychopathology is to provide advanced research training for students interested in pursuing careers in the field of research, child development and clinical or educational psychology.

Department of Psychology
M.Sc. Town Planning

This intensive course is fully accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute and will equip you with the knowledge and skills required for professional practice in town and country planning. It has been designed in response to the national shortage of professional planners-so graduates should be particularly well-placed to find exciting employment opportunities.

Faculty of Science & Technology
M.Sc. Environment & Sustainable Development

This programme is designed for those intending to pursue careers as managers of environmental projects; the professional planning staff of ministries concerned with the design and implementation of environmental policies (especially in developing countries); and those working on environmental issues in international agencies or academic and research institutions.

Adam Smith Business School
M.Sc. Transport and Sustainable Development

All of our MSc courses are career-orientated and cover both theoretical background and practical design considerations. Lectures are given mainly by full-time staff but important contributions are made by visiting professors and guest lecturers who are eminent industrialists. The Transport and Sustainable Development course is offered at Imperial College London.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
M.Sc. Electrochemistry

The MSc in Electrochemistry taught course delivered at University of Southampton builds upon our international reputation for excellence in research and education in Electrochemistry by offering an advanced, postgraduate education in Electrochemistry from the fundamental principles through to applications in Electrochemical Engineering. The course provides opportunities for you to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the identified areas.

M.A. Developmental and Therapeutic Play

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

College of Human and Health Sciences
M.A. Development Studies

<p>Develop the analytical and practical skills required to address some of today’s most pressing global challenges including inequality, sustainability and security.</p><br>

M.Sc. Sustainable Environmental Management

This Sustainable Environmental Management programme from the University of Greenwich focuses on developing country issues, although the material is applicable to environmental studies worldwide, and draws on the Natural Resources Institutes (NRI's) unrivalled pool of expertise in issues of sustainable development, climate and other environmental change, environmental data collection and analysis, biosecurity and ecological applications.

Natural Resources Institute
M.Sc. Planning for Sustainability and Climate Change

This Planning for Sustainability and Climate Change programme at Newcastle University aims to prepare planners with a specialised knowledge in sustainability and climate change issues. It aims to attract students who come primarily from science backgrounds.

School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
M.Sc. Social Development and Health

The mainstreaming of social development is a key element of current development policy and practice. This pathway enables students to focus on key issues considered within such developments, including gender awareness, the development of civil society, empowerment, and the linkage between healthcare and other sectors. The Social Development and Health course is delivered by Queen Margaret University.

Institute for International Health & Development
M.Sc. International Tourism Development

The MSc International Tourism Development programme is distinctive in its strong focus on the issues, problems and processes associated with the planning and development of tourist destinations.

Surrey Business School
M.Sc. Practising Sustainable Development

The Practising Sustainable Development programme is offered at the Royal Holloway University of London. Interest in development, environment and issues of sustainable development has never been so intense. UN climate change summits , Millennium Development Goals and the World Social Forum have brought environmental and development issues and problems long on local and national agendas, onto the international scene.

Department of Geography
M.Sc. Learning for Sustainability

With the MSc Learning for Sustainability, you’ll have the opportunity to become 'sustainability literate' and make the most of our unique emphasis on learning communities. Develop the knowledge and skills for careers in formal and non-formal environmental education, environmental activism, green tourism, environmental research, sustainability policy and development.

M.Sc. Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Design (with Professional Development)

The results of unsustainable human development in the 21st century are evident as climate change, species extinction, pollution, poverty and inequality become inescapable global realities. The next big challenge for society is to transform our economy to incorporate the principles of sustainability. This presents an exciting opportunity to rethink, redesign and rebuild a positive future for business practice.

College of Health and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) (Erasmus Mundus Course)

The Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) is a two-year world-class integrated programme aimed at qualifying graduates to deal with the huge challenges in contemporary tropical forestry. The teaching staff are very active in research and the students will profit from our many connections throughout the world.

School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
M.Sc. Environmental Change and Management

The MSc aims to give you a broad appreciation of all aspects of the management of people and institutions in relation to environmental change, you will become analytical in your approach, and a competent and aware decision maker. The MSc emphasises cross-cutting, interdisciplinary approaches to the critical environmental problems of the time.

M.Sc. Development and Security

This innovative Development and Security programme from University of Bristol explores the linkage and tensions between development and security concerns in theory and practice.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
M.Sc. Science and Technology Policy

No-one can predict with certainty the future trajectories of genomics, material science, artificial intelligence or the internet, but there is little doubt that advances in science and technology will continue to transform the way we live, create new industries, and help us to tackle tomorrow’s social and environmental problems.

M.Sc. Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development

The Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development course at Imperial College London provides training in all aspects of the supply of clean water, the control of pollution and the protection of public health, waste water treatment, air pollution control and solid waste management. The problems of both industrialised and less developed countries are addressed in detail.

M.A. Town Planning

At the centre of towns and cities regeneration, it is the duty of planners to take into account the views of business and local communities. It is a broad area of work that can require many different skills and others the option of specialisation – be it protecting the historical environment or urban design.

Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences
Postgrad.Dip. Peace & Development

Make a positive difference to the lives of people around the world, addressing the global challenges of poverty and violence by linking theory and practice.Our course is an opportunity to develop your awareness of the relationships between peace, conflict resolution and development, both locally and internationally.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
M.Sc. Conservation and Sustainability

The University of Stirling offers an innovative postgraduate course in Conservation and Sustainablity, new in 2013, leading to the qualification of Diploma or MSc. The course provides both a secure foundation in the scientific principles of conservation and the opportunity to specialise in particular areas via the selection of relevant modules and the research project.

Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
M.Sc. Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment

Climate change poses two key challenges to modern architecture: how can buildings be made sustainable, and how can they be designed to take account of the effects of climate change? This masters degree faces these challenges through a unique combination of academic study with hands-on practical work, giving you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to develop an environmental career in the built environment sector.