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Sustainable Development degrees in the UK in 2024

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Global Sustainable Development BA

University of Sheffield United Kingdom

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Environment and Sustainable Development BSc (Hons)

London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom

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Global Development and Sustainability BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University United Kingdom

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Sustainable Development Degrees in the UK

Study Sustainable Development Degrees

Sustainable development is an academic discipline that focuses on the understanding of how the world can meet its current needs, whilst still ensuring that future generations will also be able to meet their own needs, and will have access to everything they need. As a student of sustainable development, you will be interested in making sure that the resources we currently use to keep society moving forward are treated with respect, and we find ways to use them wisely and sustainably.

During a Sustainable Development degree, you will cover a range of topics. These could include:

  • What is Sustainable Development
  • Geography
  • Sociology
  • Environmental Science
  • Global Development

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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