What will I learn?

Are you concerned about the environment and sustainability issues and are seeking job opportunities in this area?

Overview

Creating a sustainable world that provides a safe, secure, and healthy life for all peoples is a priority for the global community. Building and maintaining infrastructure nowadays demands solutions that are technically viable, commercially feasible, and environmentally and socially sustainable. This programme is designed for students whose interest is in the application of science and engineering to environmental issues and sustainable development. The programme is interdisciplinary in nature and provides students with a broad and integrated understanding of environmental sustainability. It encourages sharing and disseminating information, knowledge and technology that encourages sustainable development.

Whatever your academic background, studying this course will give you the qualifications you need for a career in the sustainability sector. This course takes an industry-focused approach, with particular application to buildings, property development, sustainable technologies as well as the waste and water sectors. Extremely relevant in today’s climate-aware world, this course is aimed at graduates from a wide range of disciplines.

Course details

Explore national and international environmental legal principles, opening the door to a possible career in sustainability-based projects worldwide.

You will also graduate with the ability to analyse and plan environmental sustainability solutions, particularly relating to buildings, property, waste and water. You will develop your communication skills, and be able to exchange theory and ideas on a wide range of sustainability issues.

Careers

  • Construction contractors
  • Consulting engineers
  • Quantity surveyors
  • Architects
  • Local and central government
  • Housing associations
  • Management consultants
  • Manufacturers
  • Service sector organisations.

Which department am I in?

Engineering

Study options

Full Time (18 months)

Tuition fees
£15,490.00 (US$ 20,653) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

17 January 2022

Venue

Edinburgh Napier University

219 Colinton Road,

Edinburgh,

Edinburgh, City Of,

EH14 1DJ, Scotland

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,490.00 (US$ 20,653) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

17 January 2022

Venue

Edinburgh Napier University

219 Colinton Road,

Edinburgh,

Edinburgh, City Of,

EH14 1DJ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

You are eligible to apply if you completed a bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7 or above. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 overall, with no component below 5.5.

For international students

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above in any degree subject. Evidence of Mathematical ability is also required. Candidates from all backgrounds seeking to gain an understanding of sustainable development are encouraged to apply. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. Students need to have IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with no component below 5.5 and TOEFL Internet Based Test - 80 overall with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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