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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Sustainability is a broad and interdisciplinary field involving challenges related to improving human welfare, environmental quality, resource and food security, urban planning and beyond. With cities expanding and the world’s population reaching 9.7 billion by 2050, this field is being viewed as increasingly important and career opportunities are vast.

This course allows you to explore the field in a variety of ways: choosing an environmental, geographical or mixed pathway and touching on contemporary themes from food security to urban planning and beyond.

Ultimately this MSc is perfectly positioned to allow you to seize upon the burgeoning sustainability sector.

You will:

  • Study the contemporary issues across a broad range of topics including food security, renewable energy, urban agriculture, water security and waste management
  • Develop your understanding of best practice and radical approaches in urban environments
  • Learn the use of Geographical Information systems (GIS) and its use in visualisation and planning
  • Learn theoretical and practical knowledge of pollution and remediation

TEACHING:

Teaching is delivered by a range of methods including lectures/seminars, field trips (including a residential field trip and day trips for each module), practical sessions and guest talks.

ASSESSMENT:

Assessment methods include coursework, exams and consultancy work.

WHAT YOUNEED TO KNOW

APPLICANT PROFILE

This course is recommended for geographers, environmentalists, planners and other recent graduates as well as practitioners in the field looking to advance their skillset and careers.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,210per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 72 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    111 53%

    46th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    44th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%

    4th

    40

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