Taught course

Global Sustainability Solutions

University of Exeter · Geography

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Entry requirements

All applicants are considered individually on merit although we usually require a 2:1 honours degree.

No specific subjects are required.

The programme has been designed to allow students from a wide range of backgrounds to immerse themselves in a transformative educational experience. No science, mathematics, or engineering prerequisites are required.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Apply your learning to real-world challenges and operating in a complex problem space
  • Receive training on systems thinking and the opportunity to practise how your learning is engaged within wider social, economic, and policy debates
  • Residential learning experiences provide an opportunity for immersive learning of fundamental skills and approaches to understanding and solving challenges
  • Opportunities to undertake a work placement or research projects within an organisation as an alternative to a traditional academic dissertation
  • Your learning is informed by the latest research undertaken by world-leading scholars and the Global Systems Institute community

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)1392 725818