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So it’s Earth Day today!

A day where we celebrate the birth of the modern environmental movement. How far we have come, but what a long road we have ahead. But, by choosing the right degree in a sustainability-related field, you are stepping forward as a future change maker.

Sustainbility-related degrees


What study Sustainability?

The subjects of sustainability is relatively new when it comes to study options, however in recent years many universities have put a lot of effort into building a sustainability focus in various degree programmes as the topic becomes more popular.

Sustainability is a broad field with three key principles: profit, people and planet. This means that many subjects (whether directly focused on sustainability or not) features some elements of sustainability which gives you more freedom with regards to choosing the subject that is best for you. With the topic of sustainability becoming much more prominent worldwide, now is a great time for you to learn more and join the rising number of students who are choosing sustainability-related degrees!


So, what degrees can you study at university?

There are a variety of sustainability-related courses you could study at university, including:

  • Engineering (Sustainable Systems Engineering)
  • Building Services & Sustainability Engineering
  • Civil Engineering with Sustainability
  • Ecology and Sustainability
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Environmental Science and Management
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Sustainable Energy Engineering

Plus many more!

Search the full range of sustainability study options with the DIFC Course Finder


What career could I progress to?

By choosing a sustainability-related degree pathway, the possibilities for your career are truly endless.

How do I get there?

To kick start your studies in a sustainability-related degree, you first need to get the right preparation. The NCUK International Foundation Year qualification offered by DIFC is designed for international students to help you build the skills and knowledge needed to succeed at university.

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