UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources



We offer a range of programmes for students looking to develop their expertise the area of sustainable use of natural resources.

We are at a critical juncture. To meet net-zero targets wholesale change is needed in the way we consume and use resources. For global change policy-makers, business and communities need to be engaged and we need sustainability leaders to drive it forward.

UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources generates knowledge in the globally sustainable use of natural resources. Our Master’s and PhD programmes equip graduates with the tools to become a leader in energy and sustainability related industry, academia and policy making.


Nino Jordan giving lecture

Sustainable Resources: Economics, Policy and Transitions MSc

This degree equips students with the skills and knowledge to become leaders in a field that is increasingly critical to business, policymakers and civil society at the global and local levels. You will benefit from a truly interdisciplinary approach to the economics, policies and strategies of sustainable resources and first-hand experience from leading experts in the areas of the circular economy, resource efficiency and sustainable resource management.

Students in EPEE lecture

Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment MSc

This MSc equips its students to understand the essential connections between energy, the environment, the economy and society, and how to research these, thereby enabling them to become sustainability leaders and entrepreneurs in business, consultancy, policy-making and academia.


Our multi-disciplinary programme and strong links to industry, policy and other academic institutions provide an excellent foundation for PhD study.