The results of unsustainable human development in the 21st century are evident as climate change, species extinction, pollution, poverty and inequality become inescapable global realities. The next big challenge for society is to transform our economy to incorporate the principles of sustainability. This presents an exciting opportunity to rethink, redesign and rebuild a positive future for business practice.
The "MSc in Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Design (with Professional Development)" is an 18 month programme – 12 months for the study at Brunel followed by a 6 month professional development phase. There is an option to complete the "MSc in Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Design" in 12 months (without the professional development phase) but students will be encouraged to engage with the professional development phase to achieve the maximum from the programme.
Brunel University also offers the Graduate Entrepreneur post-study visa, which represents a perfect opportunity for our international graduates to apply their new skills in the UK following graduation.
The course is jointly run between Institute for the Environment, School of Engineering and Design, and Brunel Business School. Scholarship scheme is available for this MSc course
The Queen’s Anniversary Prize Scholarships (6 x £3,000 fee waivers)
This programme will select the world’s brightest, most entrepreneurial minded graduates and equip them with two essential ingredients: firstly, the mindset and ability to play a key role in building a sustainable world – one that is not only prosperous, but also environmentally stable and socially inclusive; and secondly, hands-on experience, such that they can become entrepreneurs, business leaders, change-makers and innovators.
Upon graduating, these individuals will become key figures in local, regional, national or global businesses; holistic thinkers and visionary leaders in their communities, corporations, businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies. They will infuse environmental awareness into societies and make tangible contributions to the theory and practice of environmental protection, sustainable business and a circular (green) economy.
A UK first or second class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in design, science and engineering, management, business studies or a cognate discipline.Applicants with a third class honours degree or other qualifications will be considered if supported by science A-level (or equivalent) and relevant work experience. Such applicants may be required to attend an interview.