Why choose this course
The University of Surrey has been leading the way in environmental and sustainability research for over 25 years. The diversity of Surrey’s interests in environment and sustainability research, and the breadth of our staff’s expertise, means that we can support PhD/EngD studies ranging across a full spectrum of sustainability research including pure social science approaches, natural sciences and engineering. The majority of our research in these areas adopts multidisciplinary approaches which we have pioneered for many years.
This Practitioner Doctorate in Sustainability programme from University of Surrey is aimed at high-achieving researchers and graduates whose vision is to become a sustainability leader in industry. You’ll receive in-depth industry experience with a bespoke taught programme of advanced technical and specialised business modules.
What you will study
This unique programme offers you the opportunity to pursue your research studies at doctoral level and take a role in industry, applying your knowledge in the ‘real world’. You will further your research knowledge in the academic field of sustainability and apply this to a real challenge, spending the majority of your time within the external partner organisation.
You will be based at the University for the first 12 weeks of the programme where you will undertake a series of sustainability modules and personal development workshops, which will equip you for your time in industry. You will then move to your industry premises where you will integrate into the company, making your applied research relevant to the company and potentially the wider sector.
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Programme StructureResearch themes
- Sustainable development policies and practices
- Energy, water, food nexus
- Behaviour change
- Waste systems
- Sustainable transportation
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesEnvironmental Economics & Policy Environmental Sciences View 6 other Masters in Environmental Economics & Policy in United Kingdom
Applicants are expected to hold a first or upper-second class degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent overseas qualification), or a lower second plus a good Masters degree (distinction normally required).
International22000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
EU/EEA4407 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4407 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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