Sustainability and Business MSc

The following modules are available in 2022/23 for Sustainability and Business MSc and are examples of the modules you are likely to study. All Modules are subject to change. You will study 180 credits in total.

Core modules

Research project - 60 credits

Using the knowledge that you have gained throughout your degree you will identify and develop a research question and complete a well-structured and fully-argued piece of work making use of appropriate primary and secondary sources and tools of analysis.

New venture creation  – 15 credits

This module will support you in developing a new venture as a live case study, giving you the chance to explore the potential of your ideas by working with tutors, entrepreneurs/practitioners, and your peers to develop and evaluate a new venture idea.

Entrepreneurship and enterprise creation – 15 credits

Gain an advanced understanding of the process of new enterprise design within the context of enterprise skills and the theory of entrepreneurship.

Business, environment and sustainability - 15 credits

This module provides a conceptual foundation for exploring the role of business in tackling the challenges of sustainability, whilst also examining real experiences of business and the stakeholder with which they interact.

Issues and cases in corporate social responsibility – 15 credits

This module will teach you to understand the varying business and corporate social responsibility requirements as well as how to link the theoretical basis of sustainable business and corporate responsibility to practical approaches and issues.

Research methods - 15 credits

Familiarise yourself with appropriate social science methods of research (qualitative and quantitative) and acquire general research skills relevant to your dissertation project.

The full list of module information can be read in the course catalogue.