University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Sustainability and Environmental Studies

Entry requirements

MSc: 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in any discipline, or equivalent: PgDip: a wider range of qualifications are considered including successful completion of open access classes.

Course modules

The MSc and Diploma programmes comprise a common taught component; progress to the MSc depends on successful performance in classes and submission of a dissertation: compulsory modules: principles of sustainable development; applied strategic environmental assessment; research methods and participatory approaches; international environmental policy; optional modules; environmental impact assessment; ecology, biodiversity and sustainability; pollution and rehabilitation of degraded ecosystems; UK and EU environmental law; environmental economics; environmental management systems; energy resources and policy; environmental modelling; water and environmental management; solid waste issues business strategy and the environment; air pollution control; spatial query and analysis using GIS; science, technology and innovation policy; transport, development and sustainability.

Sponsorship information

The Department of Civil Engineering/David Livingstone Centre for Sustainability at the University of Strathclyde offers fees-only Excellence Awards to UK/EU students; in addition, �1,000 Excellence Awards for overseas students are also available; the awards are allocated based on the quality of the student but applying early increases the chances of successful allocation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 3,400 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 1,700 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 7,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

Key information

Telephone number: 
0141 548 3195