Taught course

Environmental Sustainability

Manchester Metropolitan University · Department of Natural Sciences

Entry requirements

Please see the Manchester Met website for information on entry requirements.

Months of entry


Course content


Are you passionate about making a positive impact on our planet? Our MSc Environmental Sustainability course is your gateway to mastering the knowledge and skills needed to tackle pressing global challenges. You’ll draw upon local, regional and international insights to help you lead the change towards a more sustainable future.

The rapid pace of change to our climate and the development of sustainable policy demands an education that stays ahead of the curve. Thanks to our research-active staff, you’ll benefit from unparalleled expertise at the forefront of the sector. Our cross-disciplinary approach will also empower you with insights that resonate across governmental, corporate, and societal structures, aligning your skills with real-world needs.

The course prepares you for a range of careers in research, private, public (governmental) or charitable sectors. You’ll graduate able to combine scientific, policy and managerial practices in implementing effective environmental strategies.

Career prospects

This course prepares you for a number of meaningful careers. You’ll graduate with the expertise and specialist skills needed to address environmental challenges and promote sustainability in both the private and public sectors. Career routes include:

  • Environmental Consultancy
  • Environmental Policy Analyst
  • Sustainability Manager
  • Renewable Energy Scientist
  • Environmental Educator
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

While it provides the skills and understanding you’ll need to take your first steps in this area, it’s also a valuable option if you’re already in a relevant role, with many students studying our masters courses as part of their professional development. 

Information for international students

For more information to support your studies in the UK, including course details, how to apply, and living in the UK see our website.

Fees and funding

Please see the Manchester Met website for information on fees.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)161 247 6969