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MSc Business and Environment - 2023 entry

Please note: The below is for 2023 entries. Click here for 2022 entries.
UCAS code 1234
Duration 1 year full time
Entry year 2022
Campus Penryn Campus
Discipline Business and Management
Contact

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Phone (UK):
0300 555 6060
Phone (International):
+44 (0)1392 723044

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Overview

  • Go beyond sustainability to delve into the circular enterprise economy, natural capital and biomimicry and learn how to apply and adapt ecological concepts to business and innovation strategies
  • Study a variety of disciplines covering sustainability, environment and human health and conservation and heritage
  • Apply your learning from real-world case studies in your Major Project where you will develop your own approaches for achieving United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • Join our vibrant postgraduate community benefiting from research-inspired teaching from experts in sustainability
  • Graduate with the skills to and knowledge needed to influence and drive business strategies that make a positive contribution to the environment and society
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Phone: +44 (0)1392 72 72 72

Triple accredited Business School

Accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB

Top 100 Financial Times ranked European Business School

Home to the £30 million Environment and Sustainability Institute: researching solutions to environmental change

6th in the Complete University Guide 2021

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 or equivalent from a recognised university.

We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications.

Entry requirements for international students

English language requirements

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Course content

The MSc Business and Environment is a unique programme dealing with Business as viewed through an environment and sustainability lens. We go beyond traditional concepts of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to enable business strategies that make a positive contribution to the environment and society.

You will explore environment and sustainability topics and their importance to/impact on business. Compulsory modules will expose you to topics such as biomimicry and circular economy design principles, ecosystems and infrastructure and community resilience. The Major Project puts your learning into practice as you develop your own approaches for achieving United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The array of optional modules enable you to tailor your programme to your interests and career ambitions.

  • During the programme you will study modules totalling 180 credits.
  • Please note that programme structures may be subject to change.
  • Descriptions of the individual modules are given in full on the Business School postgraduate module list.

Fees

2022/23 entry

UK fees per year:

£15,000 full-time

International fees per year:

£24,000 full-time

£1 million in Business School scholarships available

We want to ensure that postgraduate study remains accessible to the brightest minds of the future. We therefore have a range of full and part-fee scholarships for postgraduate students looking to study at the Business School in 2022. Please see our scholarships page for more information.

Scholarships

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students and have over £2.5 million in scholarships available, including our Global Excellence Scholarships* and Green Futures Scholarships* for international fee paying students.

For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit our dedicated funding page.

*Selected programmes only. Please see the Terms and Conditions for each scheme for further details.

Teaching and research

Research-led teaching

University of Exeter Business School research has global impact, with the majority of our research rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.*

*Research Excellence Framework 2014

Our research-led teaching is combined with practical experiences such as field trips and project work, so that you can apply your learning to real world scenarios. Upon graduation, you will have the skills and knowledge to pursue the career you want, wherever in the world you choose to work.

Our programmes cover a range of disciplines including entrepreneurship, international business, marketing, human resource management, and tourism. With strong links to organisations across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, and with professional organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), we ensure that your Masters degree is widely recognised in today’s global marketplace.

You will be taught by internationally respected academics who are at the forefront of their research. We draw upon disciplines across the social sciences and give emphasis to the dynamic nature of enterprise, global connectivity and the management and leadership of the global challenges that lie ahead.

The Business School is home to the following research centres:

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Careers

Our Master’s programmes are designed to prepare you for a successful career, wherever in the world you plan to work. Employers expect advanced communication and technical skills, team-working and independent research, project-management, and the very latest specialist knowledge from their postgraduate recruits.

As a graduate of the MSc Business and Environment, you will be well placed to take up general management and leadership positions across all market sectors, such as Graduate Manager, Management Consultant, Business Development Manager. You will also be competitive candidates for specialist environment and sustainability roles such as Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Environmental/Sustainability Consultant, Environmental/Sustainability Analyst.

Developing your skills and career prospects

The University of Exeter Business School provides a range of support to help you develop skills attractive to employers. Visit our postgraduate Business School careers service web page for more information.

Employment and professional development

Our excellent Career Zone provides invaluable support, advice and access to graduate employers. Visit the employment and professional development pages for more information, including podcasts and profiles, about the range of support available.

In addition, the location of this programme within a hub of renowned academia will offer you the possibility of connections, networking opportunities, advice and guidance from others with extensive academic and career-related experience in this field.

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