University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Sustainable Cities

Cities across the world are facing huge sustainability challenges. Whilst mayors and city governments pledge 'zero carbon cities' by 2040, a serious skills shortage means a new generation of sustainability leaders is needed. The MSc Sustainable Cities tackles this skills shortage by equipping you with the knowledge and tools necessary to become an urban sustainability leader. On this programme you will experience urban sustainability first hand, blending concepts and theories with real world problems and solutions. We take a 'systems' approach to teaching sustainable cities, you will learn about energy systems, transport networks, housing provision, and urban ecosystems. Using applied cases you will discover how these systems can be transformed to produce better economic, environmental, and social outcomes. This course will see students graduate into city government, consultancy, NGO's and beyond. The course is delivered in a friendly, challenging and globally competitive Environment faculty where you will have access to cutting edge research, teaching and collaborative learning opportunities.

Assessment methods

You will progress through a 7 module structure, completing one module at a time. You will complete the learning, activities and assessment for each module before the next begins. This way your MSc allows you to focus on one subject at a time, building into the big picture of urban sustainability by the end of the MSc.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Earth and Environment
Telephone number: 
01133438109