University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Environmental Strategy

This programme provides both a theoretical and practical grounding for evaluating the technical, social, economic and organisational elements of environmental problems. These include life-cycle assessment and other analytical methods to understand how to use resources and manage materials and waste. You will learn how to anticipate and respond to future policy developments and market pressures, understand stakeholders' roles, and develop problem-solving and decision-making skills. This programme provides a route to graduate membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment. We encourage you to explore past and present student experiences of our environment and sustainability programmes.

Course modules

Example module listing: Environmental Science and Society; Environmental Law; Environmental Auditing and Management Systems; Life Cycle Thinking; Ecological Economics; Transitions to a Low Carbon Economy; Industrial Placement; Foundations of Sustainable Development; Integrated Assessment; Sustainable Development Applications; Corporate, Social and Environmental Responsibility; Life Cycle Assessment; Psychology of Sustainable Development; Energy policies and Economic Dimensions; Corporate Energy Management; Energy-Consumer Goods in the Home; The Energy Market from the Purchaser's Perspective; Energy in Industry and the Built Environment; Renewable Energy and Sustainability; Transport Energy and Emissions; Emissions Trading; Risk Management; Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 60 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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