24 months
9000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc Global Environment and Sustainability degree from University of London offers students modules covering pressing global contemporary environmental problems including climate change and environmental hazards, global food systems and health, water and energy resources, waste and pollution and biodiversity, biosecurity and conservation.

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By studying this Global Environment and Sustainability programme from University of London , students will: 

  • be able to critically evaluate the complex drivers and consequences of global environmental problems for different societal groups, applying academic concepts and theories.
  • develop in-depth knowledge in particular specialist areas of environment and sustainability through designing and executing a substantial independent research project.
  • gain critical and creative thinking skills and the ability to apply theory to practice.
  • be able to assess the effectiveness, equity and trade-offs of different sustainability goals and policies at global, regional and local levels and over time.
  • Students will engage with real-world practical examples to examine drivers, concepts, and contested ideas related to environmental problems in diverse global, national and local contexts. Providing students with a holistic and interdisciplinary understanding of the causes and consequences of these urgent environmental issues, these programmes will examine how environmental sustainability policy and management can effectively contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Through a substantial independent research project, students will develop in-depth knowledge in a particular specialist area of interest.

How you study

The programme offers a variety of highly engaging learning materials and activities. Your learning experience will be enhanced with an accessible and attractive learning platform, opportunities for self-assessment so you can understand your own progress and enhanced online student support.

Online support

This postgraduate programme is delivered online and there is no requirement to come to the UK as part of your studies. Our flexible online programme allows you to work around your own schedule and leads to a globally-recognised qualification.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biodiversity, biosecurity and conservation
  • Climate change and environmental hazards
  • Global food systems and health
  • Waste and pollution
  • Water and energy resources

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry route 1 – Direct Entry   

  • Applicants will need a bachelor’s degree which is considered at least comparable to a UK second-class honours degree or a postgraduate qualification from an institution acceptable to the University.
  • Directly related professional work experience and/or directly related professional qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Entry route 2 – Performance based admissions route  
  • If applicants do not meet the requirements for Direct Entry, they can apply for the MSc via the Performance Based Admissions (PBA) route.
  • To qualify for entrance via the PBA route, applicants will need a bachelor’s degree or Aegrotat (certificate) from an institution acceptable to the University.
  • Students on the PBA route may transfer to the MSc on successful completion of one module (30 credits).   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 24 months.

The fees depend on whether you live in a developing (Band A) or developed (Band B) nation.


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