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Sustainability (MSc)

Award
Master of Science
Typical Offer
2:1 degree View full entry requirements
Duration
1 year
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
Next course starts
September 2021

About this course

The MSc Sustainability gives you a chance to explore sustainability issues in different societies. It addresses critical global challenges including food delivery, water and energy. You’ll graduate ready for a range of careers, including national and international agencies such as the United Nations and the Department for International Development.

Become an expert in sustainability on this master’s degree at the University of Southampton. You’ll study your chosen specialism on this flexible course to meet your career or further study goals.

You could choose to focus on consultancy, population and geographical information systems (GIS) or to gain a broader experience across the disciplines.

A focus on applied research and field-based methods will leave you well equipped to tackle sustainability challenges in the real world after your studies.

Course lead

Professor Craig Hutton has worked in sustainable development for 25 years. His research bridges the gap between the implications of environmental change and management for sustainable development. Visit Professor Hutton's staff profile to learn more about his work.
 

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.

In light of COVID-19, we’ve made changes to some elements of course delivery for 2020-21. For details as to how this has changed delivery for this course, please view the Addendum to the Programme Specification PDF.