Our MSc Sustainability and Management explores the challenges and opportunities that social and environmental issues create for organisations.
The course provides a solid understanding of sustainability issues relating to corporate social responsibility. You’ll also develop your skills in the core business areas with this innovative MSc.
You will explore the challenges of ensuring sustainability in managing firms. You’ll also learn to manage relationships with communities, society and the natural environment.
Our MSc in Sustainability and Management is an intensive full-time programme lasting 12 months.
It is divided into two semesters and the summer period which runs from June to September.
During semester 1, all students study the same five core units. Semester 2 is made up of 4 further core units and then you may choose 1further option.
Semester one, core units:
Business economics; Business ethics; Marketing; Environmental management; Operations management
Semester two, core units:
Methods of management research; Global governance and accountability; Principles of corporate social responsibility; Strategies for sustainability
See our website for the most up-to-date list of core and optional units.
In the final three months of the degree you can choose the dissertation track or practice track.
The dissertation is a 9,000-12,000 word piece of individual research, supervised by a member of faculty. You will plan and execute your own project, using techniques learned throughout the year.
The practice track is a team project that allows you to work with one of our partner organisations to solve a real business challenge. You will apply the theory and skills you have learned to a practical issue and present your work to the company.
We know that an important reason for doing a master's degree is to improve your career prospects.
We have years of experience working with a range of organisations and we will make sure you have access to as many organisations as possible, from day one of your degree. we will also help you to develop the skills needed to achieve your career goals. You will enjoy various timetabled and optional career activities during the year. You'll also have the opportunity to take part in a variety of optional workshops and events designed to improve your CV.
Careers support at Bath :
The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools and a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.
We are currently ranked 1st for Marketing and 2nd for Business and Management in The Complete University Guide 2018
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Visit the Sustainability and Management (MSc) page on the University of Bath website for more details!