Corporate Social Responsibility with Environmental Management, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    16290
    Tuition (Year)
    6760
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Both Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environmental Management are increasingly important for a wide range of organisations. This specialist Masters provides the practical research skills and management background for you to work in these areas. The Corporate Social Responsibility with Environmental Management programme is offered by University of York.

About

You'll examine theory, evidence and practice in CSR as well as the governance, assessment and practical resolution of environmental problems. You will combine the study of scientific, legal, policy and risks associated with sustainability with accounting, ethical and organisation aspects of business.

You'll look at the globalisation of business and the transnational nature of the environmental problems faced by business, regulators and policy makers. You will be introduced to the major challenges faced by decision makers when implementing Corporate Social Responsibility policies in the real world and you'll examine the consultancies helping organisations achieve their CSR objectives.

You will be trained in suitable research methods and relevant ethical and legal issues while practising your research skills with independent projects. By the end of the course you'll have developed the essential skills associated with business and financial management and managing sustainable organisations, as well as experience in environmental assessment and maximising ethical governance in organisations. This Corporate Social Responsibility with Environmental Management course is offered by University of York.

Career opportunities

Within six months of graduation 100% of our graduates are employed, in further study or setting up their own business. More than 70% of our previous graduates are employed, either in the UK or abroad, and have gone on to work as:

  • Environmental managers
  • Sustainability consultants
  • Supply chain analysts
  • Lobbyists.
Transferable skills

You'll develop a range of transferable skills during the course, including:

  • Time management
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Working knowledge of sustainable organisations
  • Experience evaluating the "triple bottom line"

Programme Structure

You'll look at the globalisation of business and the transnational nature of the environmental problems faced by business, regulators and policy makers. You will be introduced to the major challenges faced by decision makers when implementing Corporate Social Responsibility policies in the real world and you'll examine the consultancies helping organisations achieve their CSR objectives.

You will be trained in suitable research methods and relevant ethical and legal issues while practising your research skills with independent projects. By the end of the course you'll have developed the essential skills associated with business and financial management and managing sustainable organisations, as well as experience in environmental assessment and maximising ethical governance in organisations

There are five core modules, amounting to 60 of your 100 required credits:

  • Corporate and Social Responsibility
  • Business and the Environment
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Quantitative Methods
You'll also choose 40 credits from a range of optional modules:
  • Business Information Systems
  • Financial Management
  • Social and Environmental Accounting
  • International Political Economy of Business
  • Ethical Marketing and Sustainability

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Partnership
    Joint

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

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  • Minimum required score: 87

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Academic Requirements

You should have at least a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject such as management, finance, environmental science or geography. If you have a 2:2 degree in a relevant subject as well as additional experience, such as work in environmental management, then we will also welcome your application.

You'll need a good level of mathematical or statistical ability in order to follow the quantitative and financial modules: you can demonstrate this with an element of economics, accounting or finance in your degree.

You can apply and send all your documentation electronically through our online system, which allows you to save your progress and return later to finish. If you're unable to apply online, you can submit a paper application.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 16290 International
  • GBP 6760 EU/EEA

Funding

There are a number of department scholarships worth £5,000 each, a sum subtracted from the total tuition fee payable to the university. In addition we offer a small number of travel bursaries of £1,500 each. The awards are open to Home, EU and Overseas applicants.

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