University of Surrey: Sustainable Development

InstitutionUniversity of Surrey View institution profile
Department FEPS - Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Telephone +44(0)1483 682222
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**Why choose this course**
As our world rapidly progresses, how can we better protect our planet?

In the wake of the 2015 United Nations’ Sustainability Development Goals, our MSc in Sustainable Development gives you the knowledge to help organisations towards a greener future.

Our MSc in Sustainable Development is run by our Centre for Environment and Sustainability (CES) – a centre for forward-thinking environmental and sustainability-related research and postgraduate teaching.

CES accommodates a wide range of disciplines dedicated to resolving environmental problems, and this course will prepare you to join a new generation of environment and sustainability professionals ready to tackle the strategic challenges ahead.

**What you will study**
Questioning what you thought you knew about sustainability and the environment, we’ll inspire you to face society’s major sustainability challenges.

We also provide insight into the latest thinking in numerous important areas, covering the tools essential for analysing the relationship between environmental issues and human society. As part of this approach, you will evaluate political, socio-economic, ethical, cultural and regulatory frameworks. You will acquire a sensitive appreciation of the issues surrounding sustainable development and an understanding of the theory and application of sustainable development.

Our course also gives you the opportunity to hear from a wide variety of external speakers from industry, government and NGOs who are active in establishing sustainable development. They’ll provide you with real insights into their organisations.

It is also worth noting that our course provides a route to the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment graduate membership.


University of Surrey

At the University of Surrey, we see things differently. Whether you picture yourself in a new career, want to pursue an academic passion, or strive to study somewhere where you can make a real impact, our postgraduate courses can help make your vision a reality. Situated just 34 minutes outside London in the vibrant town of Guildford we welcome over 3,500 postgraduate students each year from all corners of the globe. We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the country.

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