School of GeoSciences

MSc Energy, Society and Sustainability

This MSc is aimed at students who wish to explore the scope of energy transitions, in the face of wider societal processes.

About the programme

About the programme
Our programme focuses on the transition to fairer and cleaner energy.

Applying for your programme

Students reading
Entry requirements and how to apply for your chosen programme.

Programme structure

Degree structure, teaching and assessment
This MSc programme involves two semesters of taught courses followed by an individual research project.

Field trips

Field trips are an excellent way in which to explore the factors and forces that shape our world and enable you to put valuable skills into practice.


The MSc will enable you to translate complex science into effective policies and new business opportunities.

Teaching staff

Academic practice Learning outcomes
The Energy, Society & Sustainability MSc programme is taught by a number of energy and society experts from across the schools of Geosciences and Social & Political Sciences.

Costs & funding options

Programme costs and funding options
Find out details of programme costs and scholarship or funding options.

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Apply now and entry requirements


Survey - new programme opportunities

We have set up three short surveys and would be delighted to hear from anyone interested in postgraduate study online or on campus in ‘Circular Economy’,  ‘Natural Hazards and Risk’, or 'Applied Hydrogeology'.

Your feedback will help shape the content and structure of these new programmes, and there is an opportunity to leave your contact details so we can keep you up to date on any developments.