Taught course


University of Salford · School of Environment and Life Sciences

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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

Course information:

Sustainability is a broad and interdisciplinary field involving challenges related to improving human welfare, environmental quality, resource and food security, urban planning and beyond. With cities expanding and the world’s population reaching 9.7 billion by 2050, this field is being viewed as increasingly important and career opportunities are vast.

This course allows you to explore the field in a variety of ways: choosing an environmental, geographical or mixed pathway and touching on contemporary themes from food security to urban planning and beyond.

Ultimately this MSc is perfectly positioned to allow you to seize upon the burgeoning sustainability sector.

You will:

  • Study the contemporary issues across a broad range of topics including food security, renewable energy, urban agriculture, water security and waste management
  • Develop your understanding of best practice and radical approaches in urban environments
  • Learn the use of Geographical Information systems (GIS) and its use in visualisation and planning
  • Learn theoretical and practical knowledge of pollution and remediation

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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