Master of Science
Dr. Mike Dolton
Liz Hamilton and Karen Oliver
The course will enable you to understand connectivities beyond the borders of just one discipline and you will develop the skills to communicate with experts across a variety of backgrounds. By the end of the year you will have acquired the knowledge and skills to help you become an expert in sustainability for leading companies, governmental agencies and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs).
Requirements / Application Entry criteria:
UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent, in business studies, management, geography, geology, biology or a related subject. If your first degree result is close to this but does not quite meet this requirement, please contact us to discuss your case.
Consideration will also be given to relevant professional qualifications relating to the above mentioned areas.
English language requirements:
IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other subscores.
This is a research-focused course and is appropriate for those who have prior knowledge or experience in management or geography, geology, biology or other sustainability-related subjects.
Students from overseas should visit the International pages for information on the entry requirements from their country and further information on English language requirements. Royal Holloway International offers a Pre-Master’s Diploma for International Students and English language pre-sessional courses, allowing students the opportunity to develop their study skills and English language before starting their postgraduate degree.
Applications for entry to all our full-time postgraduate degrees can be made online.
Further information on making an application, including the documentation that you will need to submit with the application is available in the How to apply section of this site.
If you are interested in applying to Royal Holloway, why not arrange a visit to our campus to see for yourself what academic and student life is like here. More information on arranging visits is available on our Open days pages.
Tuition / Fees
Please visit the Fees and funding pages for the latest information about tuition fees and the different sources of funding which may be available to you.
Duration of study
1 year full-time
Our graduates are highly employable and, in recent years, have entered many different sustainability-related areas, including:
- Director at Sustainable Travel International
- Consolidations and Reporting Analyst at Tetra Pak International
- Researcher at the Institute of Business Ethics
- Carbon Consultant at DHL.