Why study MSc Sustainable Technology and Management at UWS London?

Exceptional Career Prospects

91% of UWS graduates are in work or further study after graduating (Baseline 2020/21).

Study in a world-renowned business capital

Living and learning in the heart of London, one of the best university cities.

Build your network

Develop connections with other like-minded professionals and industry-giants.

Professional Accreditation

Yellow and Green belt Lean Six Sigma courses accredited by the Institute of Six Sigma Professionals are available through this programme.

For the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) stage, you will study the following modules:


  • Operations Management for Sustainability (20 Credits)
  • Sustainable Energy Sources and Storage (20 Credits)
  • Sustainability Principles (20 Credits)


  • Managing Quality (20 Credits)
  • Project Management Fundamentals (20 Credits)
  • Research Methods (20 Credits)
  • Stakeholder Management and Governance (20 Credits)

Successful completion of the PgDip will allow you to proceed to the MSc Dissertation module, entailing detailed research and critical analysis of a specific project:

  • MSc Dissertation (60 Credits)

You will be taught by highly-qualified and experienced members of the School’s staff through a combination of:

  • Core material delivery
  • Tutorials
  • Practical classes
  • Case studies
  • Specialist guest lectures
  • Student-centred activities

Assessment will be done through:

  • Written submissions of real-world situations
  • Oral presentations
  • Design problems

What is MSc Sustainable Technology and Management all about?

Sustainability is an increasingly relevant concern of almost every industry operating now, so it is no surprise that the global market in environmental goods and services is currently worth around £3 trillion. The MSc Sustainable Technology and Management course is centred around the requirements of the manufacturing and services sectors, in particular. Using real-world examples to further understand the theoretical concepts taught, not only will this course address the strategic and operational challenges encountered by organisations that are conducting their practices in a sustainable manner, but it will also train you to find solutions to these problems from an engineering standpoint.

Where will this course take me?

Now, more so than ever, companies are working towards adopting Net Zero targets by 2050, and are focused on developing sustainability strategies. Additionally, the United Nations has created Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) in an effort to reduce inequalities and improve society, economy, and environment. In order to do that, they require professionals who are qualified to lead sustainability initiatives and have the knowledge to improve the quality of sustainable operations. After completing this course, graduates can find jobs as Sustainability Managers, Principal Sustainability Managers, Sustainability Project Managers, Sustainability Programme Managers, Sustainability Consultants, Sustainability Analysts and, Senior Environment and Sustainability Managers. The university also works closely with the Engineering Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) to ensure that we keep in line with the developing trends in the job market.

Who is this course for?

  • Graduates from a science or engineering background who want to develop skills in sustainable technologies
  • Professionals looking to lead operations management for sustainability in an era defined by Industry 4.0
  • Entrepreneurs who are keen on incorporating sustainability principles into their business, or are entering the field of sustainable technology

Why study Sustainable Technology and Management?

A degree in MSc Sustainable Technology and Management can:

  • Help develop a career in a progressive and highly relevant field
  • Develop skills that can be utilised across a variety of industries
  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge of operation management principles in relation to sustainable technologies to potential employers
Solar panels as Sustainable Technology

Further information

You should normally possess an Honours degree or an equivalent qualification.

If you possess a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent qualification, or a less, but appropriate qualification plus relevant industrial experience may also be considered for entry to the PgDip.

Progression from the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) to the MSc is dependent upon successfully completing the PgDip.

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English language proficiency level. The qualifications below must have been gained within two years of the start of your course.

General English language requirements at UWS

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training):

  • Overall score 6.0
  • No sub-test less than 5.5

Common equivalent English language qualifications

All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:

  • CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
  • CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
  • Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII with the minimum of a Pass in all sub-tests
  • PTE Pearson Academic English: An overall score of 59 to 64 with no element below 59 (for programmes that require IELTS 6.0 with no element below 5.5). An overall score 65 to 75 with no element below 65 (for programmes that require IELTS 6.5 with no element below 6.0)

For further information on English Language qualifications accepted click here.

For applicants who do not meet the minimum English language requirements above, there is an option to apply for the pre-sessional English language programme combined with chosen degree programme. Find out more here.

  • May/September Intake – 1 year
  • January Intake – 1 year 3 months

Scottish — £11,750

Rest of UK & Northern Ireland — £11,750

International & EU — £15,250

Scottish — £11,750

Rest of UK & Northern Ireland — £11,750

International & EU — £15,500

Wind turbines on the mountains to create sustainable energy

Apply now

Apply now through our online application system. Before applying, you should check that you meet our entry requirements, and you should have all your supporting documents ready.

The first step is to create a profile. Then, after submitting your completed application, you will be required to upload your supporting documents listed in our documents checklist page.

Most courses don’t have a formal closing date, but they will close when they are full; apply early to avoid disappointment.

Alternatively, if you would like further information or guidance, enquire with us to speak with one of our admissions advisers.