University of Strathclyde

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

MSc in Sustainability & Environmental Studies


International Office

50 Richmond Street

Glasgow, Scotland

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.; Research Degrees, MSc in Sustainability & Environmental Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This one-year MSc offers an innovative cross-disciplinary approach to the study of environmental management, policy, and sustainable development. It aims to develop an understanding of the broad theoretical perspectives associated with the decision tools used to apply sustainable development policy and management. Participants will gain an in-depth knowledge of the major environmental issues currently being investigated, monitored and controlled at global, national and local levels and an understanding of the methods and procedures with which environmental considerations and climate change are incorporated into development and planning decisions. The David Livingstone Centre for Sustainability (DLCS) is a specialist postgraduate unit, dedicated to the provision of cross disciplinary environmental programmes and is a leading centre for interdisciplinary research in the areas of strategic environmental assessment, environmental policy and management, land contamination, pollution prevention and control, climate change, and sustainable development. DLCS has extensive collaborative teaching and research links across the University and with external academic, governmental and private sector organizations across the UK, Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Thailand and India. DLCS has successfully seen its graduates capitalize upon a wide range of employment opportunities within the private, public and voluntary sectors.


All our MSc courses* are accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for Chartered Engineer (CEng) Status under the provisions of UK-SPEC. (*except MSc Environmental Health which is accredited by REHIS.)
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