Taught course


University of Salford · School of Environment and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in any subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

With the world’s population predicted to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, improving human welfare, enhancing environmental quality and managing resources, are a global priority. Align your career prospects for the green revolution with our MSc Sustainability postgraduate degree.

Available full and part-time study, this highly-relevant course is perfectly positioned to enable you to take advantage of new and fast-growing career pathways in the emerging green economy.

Delivered via a range of carefully-designed modules, you will have the opportunity to focus your learning on environmental, geographical or combined pathways, as you explore contemporary themes including food security and urban planning.

You will:

  • Study topical sustainability issues, including food security, renewable energy, urban agriculture, water security and waste management
  • Explore best practice and radical approaches in delivering sustainability projects and practices in urban environments
  • Enhance your skillset as you learn to use Geographical Information systems (GIS) for visualisation and planning
  • Develop your theoretical and practical knowledge of global issues such as pollution and remediation

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

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)161 295 4545