M.Sc. On Campus Online

Global Sustainability Engineering

Heriot-Watt University

12 months
20808 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


MSc Global Sustainability Engineering at Heriot-Watt University is an important new degree introduced by Heriot-Watt University for September 2021 intake. It builds on our 30 years of experience in researching and teaching sustainable engineering with a global focus.


This programme of study responds to the global demand for graduates with science or engineering backgrounds who can provide technical consultation and deliver specialist solutions to improve sustainability. 


  • Graduates from MSc Global Sustainability Engineering from Heriot-Watt University will work at the forefront of sustainable development. 
  • They will be able to call on engineering knowledge to identify existing unsustainable processes and practices and implement strategies for improvement. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Climate Change and Sustainability
  • Sustainable Processing
  • Process Engineering
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Foundations of Energy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline is for Scottish and RUK students.


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduates with a good first degree from a relevant subject area will be considered. Suitable backgrounds include: engineering or environmental, earth, chemical, physical, or mathematical sciences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20808 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20808 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • UK: £4,500
  • Overseas: £10,404

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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