Urbanisation, globalisation, and technological change has created metropolitan centres which, if managed strategically, could begin to turn the tide on climate change.
Our MSc in Sustainable Urban Futures will equip you with knowledge and strategies to help shape the transition to net zero cities.
The course focuses on the role of cities in driving innovation and change, including new ways of urban living, working, and managing urban areas. The course content will draw on case studies from international cities and include a practitioner element, with urban sustainability professionals contributing to the course delivery.
You’ll develop an interdisciplinary perspective, exploring themes through geography, business and leadership, architecture, and digital technologies.
In collaboration with other students on the course, you will also be given the opportunity to act as a consultant for an external client and make policy recommendations. There’s also an opportunity to take part in a residential field school in a city overseas.
As part of the course, you will receive carbon literacy training and can become certified as carbon literate through the Carbon Literacy Project. The course culminates in a research project, which you can carry out in a work or urban environment of your choice.
The Masters is aimed at practitioners or people who want to pursue careers as leaders of urban management and sustainability in the transition towards a net zero society.