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Science and Technology for Sustainability MSc

Build an extensive skill set and knowledge to lead and innovate on sustainable development in all industries and societal sectors.

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Masters degrees

Whether you’re continuing from undergraduate study, returning to education or changing direction, a Masters degree at Leeds will help you take the next step and enhance your employability.

We also contribute to the Drug Discovery and Development MSc.

Our MSc by Research option is ideal for recent graduates who wish to follow up their first degree with more in-depth research in a particular field of interest.

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Discover how you can take your knowledge to the next level with a Masters degree.

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You'll have access to industry-recognised equipment and software throughout your degree.

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Our research expertise means we deliver teaching that’s informed by the latest discoveries.

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Why study at Leeds?

Accredited degrees: Our Chemistry masters degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, meaning you’ll have the qualifications and skills you’ll need to succeed in industry upon graduation. Accreditation is the assurance that a university course meets the quality standards established by the profession for which it prepares its students.

Funding support: We offer a range of scholarships for students starting their Masters studies. Explore our scholarships directory to find out how we can help you to fund your degree. 

Develop research skills: Put your learning into practice by completing a major research project as part of your degree, making your own contribution to knowledge. You’ll have access to our specialist facilities, including state-of-the-art research laboratories.

Career prospects: A Masters degree from Leeds can help you to stand out in a competitive job market. Our courses will help you to develop your professional skills and advance in your chosen career. Discover more about how we support your career development.

Research-based learning: Our globally recognised research feeds directly into your course and shapes what you learn with the latest thinking. You’ll be directly engaged in research through substantial individual and team-based project work, and will benefit from accessing our specialist facilities.

Global community: When you choose to study at the University of Leeds, you'll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of students and researchers who come from all over the world. You’ll also have access to wellbeing and support services throughout your degree.

Exploring Leeds

Grand buildings, iconic landmarks and sustainable green space: our single-site campus has it all. When you study at the University of Leeds, you’ll be on the doorstep to one of the most vibrant and multicultural cities in the UK, with the benefit of enjoying our historic campus.

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One of the best ways to find out what it’s like to live and study in Leeds is by speaking to a student. We have over 100 ambassadors live on Unibuddy, and you can search by course, subject area, level of study and nationality to find the right person to talk to.

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"There are too many things I love about my course. The teaching is excellent, the professors are always kind and helpful."

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"The University of Leeds gave me an international perspective which has helped me a lot in my career progression."

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"I just love understanding how specifically medicine and drugs work, seeing the mechanisms, carrying out labs is really fun for me..."

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