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100% online MSc Management with Sustainability

Apply by: 14 December 2021
To begin: 11 January 2022
  • 180 credits
  • 2 years part-time
Accelerate your career in the fast-growing sector of sustainability with our MSc Management with Sustainability. Taught entirely online by research-active experts.

This is Keele:

  • 100% online MSc within 24 months
  • UK top 3 for postgraduate business courses
  • Global Sustainability Institution of the Year**
  • 97% of research ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally important’***
  • £7,740 total fees with option to pay-per-module
  • Dedicated student support from enrolment to graduation
  • *PTES Survey, 2019
    **International Green Gown Award, 2020
    ***Research Excellence Framework, 2014

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A career-focused MSc Management with Sustainability, designed for aspiring sustainable leaders

This 100% online MSc Management with Sustainability is for leaders and aspiring leaders aiming to progress into more senior roles, particularly within a sustainable business. As you study, you’ll be developed into a well-rounded, thoughtful, active, reflective and practical professional with a genuine appreciation of the strategic and operational challenges in running an organisation in a sustainable way.

Relating theory to real-world practice from day one, as this degree is studied part-time you will be able to apply what you learn as you continue to earn, fast-tracking your professional experience while you keep focusing on your career without taking a break to study.

Learn from research-active experts

This master’s programme is taught by highly experienced academics and teaching is led by their cutting-edge research.

In the latest Research Excellence Framework, 97% of Keele University’s research was classed as ‘world leading’ or of ‘international importance’ (REF, 2014) and we were also ranked top 3 in the UK for postgraduate business courses (PTES, 2019) so you can be confident that our academics will prepare you for progression towards your career goals.

A flexible course, taught entirely online

Your learning experience will take place in an innovative and interactive online learning environment where you will collaborate with other postgraduate students from all over the world, giving you the opportunity to expand your global network as you participate in discussion groups and online forums.

This master’s degree will be assessed through a combination of coursework, presentations and group work, which will reflect the broad range of knowledge and skills you develop as you progress through the programme.

From the moment you enrol through to graduation, you will be assigned a dedicated Student Success Coordinator who will support you throughout your study journey. With six start dates a year, you’re not restricted to the traditional academic year and can begin your studies within weeks.

What you’ll learn

Throughout your postgraduate study, you will develop a range of management skills and attributes that will stay with you for the rest of your working life whilst setting you apart from other management graduates. You will learn the ability to evaluate and apply theories to various contemporary management problems, and develop an appreciation of the social, environmental and global implications of management studies.

Alongside core modules, you’ll also study two specialist modules in the rapidly expanding field of sustainability, where you’ll delve deeper into sustainability issues and sustainable development within organisations.

Knowledge and skills taught include:

  • Leading and complexity
  • Operations and supply chain management
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Strategic marketing
  • Managing people and organisations
  • Green finance
  • Sustainability case studies

Admission Requirements

You should normally have, or be about to complete:

  • A minimum of 2:2 UK undergraduate degree or international equivalent qualifications.

Or:

  • A third-class honours degree or an ordinary degree (without honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of two years’ appropriate work experience

Or:

  • Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

English language requirements

If English isn’t your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

  • IELTS at 6.0 overall with no individual component below 5.5
  • TOEFL overall minimum 79
  • PTE Academic overall minimum 50
  • Cambridge (CCAE & CPE) overall 169 with minimum scores of 162 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking
  • Duolingo with 95 overall including minimum 85 in each element
  • A degree qualification taught in English and completed within the last three years

Programme Start dates

Next start date: 11 January 2022
Documents deadline: 21 December 2021
Application deadline: 14 December 2021

Fees

Total programme fees: £7,740
Per 15-credit module fee: £645

If you are based in the UK or the EU, you may be eligible for a government postgraduate loan to cover the full costs of the course.

You pay tuition fees for each module taken, either module-by-module or in full at the start of your course.

If you pay module-by-module, you will pay in instalments of £645.

Modules

Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework – Also Top 5 in the UK (THE ranking broad based universities)
97% of research ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally important’ (latest Research Excellence Framework)
Top 3 in UK for business and administrative courses (PTES 2019)
96% Graduate Employability (HESA - Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2017)

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