Research course

Practitioner Doctorate in Sustainability

Institution
University of Surrey · Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Qualifications
PhDEngD

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to hold a first or upper-second class degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent overseas qualification), or a lower second plus a good Masters degree (distinction normally required).

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The University of Surrey has been leading the way in environmental and sustainability research for over 25 years. The diversity of Surrey’s interests in environment and sustainability research, and the breadth of our staff’s expertise, means that we can support PhD/EngD studies ranging across a full spectrum of sustainability research including pure social science approaches, natural sciences and engineering. The majority of our research in these areas adopts multidisciplinary approaches which we have pioneered for many years.

Our PhD/EngD in Sustainability allows you to pursue research studies at doctoral level while gaining invaluable research experience in a prestigious organisation external to the University, enabling you to apply your knowledge to real life sustainability issues. You will have the unique opportunity to further your research knowledge in the academic field of sustainability and apply this to an external partner organisation.

This programme is aimed at high-achieving researchers and graduates whose vision is to become a sustainability leader in industry. You’ll receive in-depth industry experience with a bespoke taught programme of advanced technical and specialised business modules.

The Practitioner Doctorate in Sustainability PhD/EngD falls within the world-leading Centre for Environment and Sustainability (CES), internationally recognised for multi-disciplinary research and teaching across all areas of sustainability. Collaborative research is carried out across the University, giving you an excellent opportunity to learn from, and contribute to, this vital domain of human development.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36-48 months

EngD

full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1483 682 222