UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The sustainable extraction, supply, use and disposal (or re'use) of natural resources has become increasingly important to business, policymakers, and civil society around the world. This new degree aims to deliver a sustainability perspective on the international supply and demand of natural resources, as well as on the environment, socio'economic development and equity issues, and train the future leaders in the field.

Course Modules

Core modules: the demand drivers for resource use; future resource pathways and visions; introduction to resource economics and policy; introduction to sustainable resources (challenges and principles); tools for assessing sustainable resources. Options: Students choose three of the following modules available either within the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources or more widely across UCL: earth resources and sustainability (UCL earth sciences); eco'innovation, business and market development; international commodity trade; metrics, modelling and visualisation of the resource nexus; resource governance and the global south.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in an appropriate subject (earth science, economics, political sciences, geography, physical sciences, law, engineering or related subject).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £22,180  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,460  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
MSc (Postgraduate)