Taught course

Environmental Sustainability and Green Technology

Keele University · Faculty of Natural Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a degree (UK second-class honours degree or above) or equivalent qualification (generally an aggregate mark of at least 60%). This is an interdisciplinary course, and we accept a degree in any subject.

Students without a degree but with relevant professional training will also be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Please note, all course information including entry requirements relates to the 2022/23 academic year.

This IEMA accredited interdisciplinary postgraduate course is for students from any undergraduate degree discipline and provides a broad understanding of environmental problems whilst embedding the appropriate specialist scientific, managerial and generic skills for a career in the environmental sustainability sector.

The course incorporates Keele University’s internationally recognised expertise in research and teaching on environmental issues. It is taught by a team of environmental specialists working in the fields of environmental technologies, biological sciences, chemical science, project management, and environmental policy and politics.

The MSc in Environmental Sustainability and Green Technology is designed to provide an interdisciplinary understanding of environmental challenges whilst giving you the opportunity to specialise in several sustainability themes related to geosciences, energy generation, ecology, green information technology, environmental policy and politics, and project management.

As a student on the course you’ll gain

  • An understanding of knowledge in the areas of science, technology, policy and green political theory relevant to environmental sustainability.
  • Experience in analytical and computer techniques to equip you with the skills to contribute to the solving of environmental challenges.
  • A conceptual understanding to critically evaluate current research and advance scholarship in environmental sustainability.
  • A comprehensive understanding of experimental design, planning and scientific techniques within your research project.
  • Problem-solving and team-working skills relevant to the implementation of sustainable technologies and policies.

For more course information, please visit the course webpage on the Keele University website.

Information for international students


If you’re applying from a country where English is not the first language we’ll need some evidence of your English language competence. We need an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5 with a score of at least 5.5 in each sub-set (or equivalent). The University also accepts a range of internationally recognised English tests.

If you don’t meet these English language requirements, Keele offers a range of English language preparation programmes.

If you’re accepted on to the course then we’ll give you lots of support in developing your language skills and you’ll undertake a programme carefully integrated with the content of this MSc.

Fees and funding

For information related to fees and funding, please visit the individual course page on the Keele University website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


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