12 months
22150 GBP/year
10825 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Cranfield University's Global Environmental Change has been developed in response to the growing urgency and global demand for experts in this field. It will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to understand how these crises develop, and what tools and strategies can be used to work towards effective and sustainable environmental solutions.

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Key facts

There is a growing urgency in calls to address the environmental crises driven by climate change, human population growth, land cover and land use change, and pollution. These crises are covered in the media almost it seems on a daily basis, and governments have increasingly promised to take greater action to tackle them at both national and international levels. 

Cranfield University 's Global Environmental Change  welcomes students from a variety of academic backgrounds, ranging from economic and social sciences to natural sciences and engineering who have a passion for solving real-world problems and making a positive impact. The course has been specifically designed to support students with a desire to take a more multidisciplinary approach to their learning.

In this respect, you will have the opportunity to select from available module options from across the environment, water, and energy programme, tailoring these with the help of a tutor, to suit your personal learning ambitions. You will develop a range of personal and leadership skills as you progress through the course, to set you on the path to a rewarding career in becoming part of the solution to the environmental challenges that we face today.

Your Career

With the current global focus on finding ways to tackle global environmental challenges, you can expect to be highly sought after by employers. Successful Cranfield students will develop diverse and rewarding careers in consultancies, research and teaching organisations, non-government organisations, and national and local government departments involved in finding solutions to national and global environmental challenges. The international nature of this course means that career opportunities are not restricted to the UK. Cranfield graduates develop careers around the world and are internationally recognised by employers across the scientific, industrial and educational communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Global Environmental Change
  • Decision Science for Global Environmental Change
  • Cleantech in Water-Energy-Food Nexus
  • Sustainable Environmental Solutions
  • Pollution Prevention and Remediation Technologies
  • Water and Sustainable Agrifood Systems
  • Waste Management in a Circular Economy: Reuse, Recycle, Recover and Dispose
  • Land Engineering Principles and Practices 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class UK honours degree in a relevant science, engineering or related discipline; or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications. Other relevant qualifications, together with significant experience, may be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22150 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10825 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


  • MSc Part-time £1,685 
  • PgDip Full-time £8,250
  • PgDip Part-time £1,685 
  • PgCert Full-time £4,750
  • PgCert Part-time £1,685 


  • MSc Part-time £22,150 
  • PgDip Full-time £17,950
  • PgDip Part-time £17,950 
  • PgCert Full-time £8,950
  • PgCert Part-time £8,950 

Living costs for Cranfield

700 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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  • Environment and Agrifood International Excellence Scholarship
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  • Butterfield Postgraduate Environment Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
  • British Council Scholarship for Women in STEM
  • Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries
  • The Cranfield Scholarship
  • Future Finance Student Loans
  • Master's Loan from Student Finance England
  • Scottish Power Master's Scholarship
  • Chevening Scholarships
  • Delta Foundation Chevening Scholarships Taiwan

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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