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MSc Sustainability and Ecology (Distance Learning)

Centre for Alternative Technology Graduate School of the Environment

Full time & Part time September MSc, PgCert, PgDip 18 months full time/ 3 years part time

About the course

Masters in Sustainability and Ecology

Great strides have been made in human development in the past 200 years, but much of this has come at the expense of the species and natural systems that keep us all healthy and alive. Even in remote environments, evidence of anthropogenic-derived pollutants shows that nowhere remains pristine. On this flexible Master’s degree immerse yourself in gaining a contextual understanding of global and local scale ecological sustainability and explore ecological worldviews from across the globe and gain a scientific understanding of the issues surrounding the rehabilitation of nature whilst maintaining essential or useful ecosystem services. 

This Master’s degree tackles these themes through a combination of academic study, discussion and hands-on

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Entry Requirements

A good undergraduate degree in any discipline. Students who do not possess formal qualifications but who can demonstrate that they have gained appropriate knowledge and skills equivalent to degree standard and that they will benefit from and contribute to the programme, may be accepted. Liverpool John Moores University and CAT are strongly committed to widening participation and equal opportunities for all. For international students whose first language isn't English: IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required for applicants whose first language is not English.


UK/EEA: £6,840 International: £8,235 (A £50 non-refundable deposit should also be paid by all students during enrolment)

Course Content

Open days

26 October 2020
Virtual Open Day (MArch Part 2 Course)

07 December 2020
Virtual Open Day (MArch Part 2 Course)

Where will I study?

Where is Centre for Alternative Technology



The Sir John Houghton Bursary

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