London South Bank University

London South Bank University

Education for Sustainability

Education for Sustainability (EfS) offers postgraduate courses from Continued Professional Development to Masters level. They provide personal and professional development for anyone involved in communicating sustainability, whatever the context. This course is designed for anyone interested in paving the way for a more sustainable world by way of understanding, educating or promoting sustainability. Although most of our students, present and past, are educators, teachers and NGO educational, training or campaigning staff we also draw students from many other backgrounds, such as, health, media, business, government, botanic and zoological work.

Entry requirements

For successful application you need an Honours degree minimum of 2:2 award from a UK, EU or International University (Bachelor degree equivalent to UK 2nd Class Honours Lower Division) or equivalent professional qualification/experience. We welcome equivalent qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent. If English is not your first language and you do not possess any of the above approved English language qualifications please contact us to supply you with an English language test.

Course modules

Modules include: An introduction to education for sustainability; values and participation in efs; from local to global; leadership, learning and climate change: the sustainability revolution; theory and perspectives on environment and development; science and culture in education for sustainability; researching education for sustainability; dissertation (MSC only).

Sponsorship information


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 16 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 60 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 16 months
MSc Distance learning September 2017 - 60 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southwark Campus Kensington and Chelsea SE1 0AA South East

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