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Environment and sustainability

Postgraduate qualifications and professional training, from wildlife conservation to sustainable urban development, drawing on Oxford’s international expertise in the fields of environmental science and management, urbanism and sustainability..

For professionals working in: building sustainable urban infrastructure, communities and futures; climate science, society and impact; construction and property development; energy policy and management; environmental conservation, consultancy, education, impact assessment, management, policy and regulation; global agriculture and food production; planning, financing and leadership for financial sustainability, public relations, corporate social responsibility and sustainable business; sustainable transport policy and planning; urban planning; and wildlife conservation.

Flexible, part-time courses designed to be taken alongside busy work schedules, and delivered by experienced tutors from a range of research, scientific and professional communities (from the University of Oxford, our Partner organizations, and beyond). The collaborative culture around these courses reflects their typically interdisciplinary nature. Coming from six continents, and with a diversity of backgrounds, many of our students go on to be “champions” within their chosen field, making significant contributions to local and regional environmental initiatives.

Professional development highlights

Funding to help a new generation of researchers
Following last year's successful round, further funding has been awarded to the Department by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to help continue and expand our cluster of advanced skills training opportunities into 2015 for students and professionals in environmental science.

Sustainable Urban Development Blog
Students, alumni and staff from the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development and beyond share their ideas and experiences in a new blog examining issues surrounding present and future cities. Join our community for regular articles as we investigate all aspects of sustainable urban futures.

Contact details

Email: envman@conted.ox.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1865 286951

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