Interested in studying degrees related to sustainability?

Are you motivated to make a positive impact on social, environmental, or economic practices and policies which will help pave the way to a more sustainable future? Here at the University of Huddersfield we offer a range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels relating to sustainability all informed by world-leading research in the field. You’ll have the opportunity to study alongside our award-winning academic colleagues, access to specialist facilities all whilst studying on our beautiful campus where our aim is to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

There is an ever-growing need for expertise focused on sustaining our future. From the world of fashion and logistics to renewable energy and environmental sciences, the field is vast and wide-ranging.

Our courses

The University joins forces with the Kirklees Climate Commission

The University of Huddersfield is joining forces with Kirklees Climate Commission (KCC) in the region’s fight against climate change and will develop initiatives enabling people and organisations in Kirklees to work towards net zero carbon emissions and greater climate resilience so that it can be a happier, healthier, more prosperous, and inclusive place.

Kirklees Climate Commission stakeholders Pictured l-r are Dr John Lever, Chris Herring, Professor Tim Thornton, Professor Peter Roberts, Professor Liz Towns-Andrews and Gideon Richards.

Examples of our research into sustainability


Biorefinery Engineering and Bioprocessing Research

Research into how the Bioprocess industry could underpin global food security, health and wellbeing, sustainable chemicals and more.


Energy, Emissions and the Environment Research

Supporting national energy needs by developing technologies that enable the use and distribution of energy resources. Such as micro turbine systems for homes, and waste heat recovery systems.


Centre for Human and Physical Geography

Interactions between the human and physical environment underpin many of the most challenging issues facing societies in the 21st Century.

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