Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Sustainability

This course provides students with the agency to become catalysts of change for a sustainable future; learners embark on an ambitious learning journey along which they; gain a deep understanding of key sustainability challenges and the importance of acting sustainably, develop the skills they require to lead change through individual action, in business, government and society, undertake a work placement in which they can apply and reflect on their developing knowledge and skills and abilities as a change agent.

Entry requirements

1st degree at 2.1 or above; prospective students with non-standard entry qualifications are advised to discuss their personal position with the course tutor before applying; the university may require submission of appropriate documentary evidence before any particular application is considered; the diversity of the student group is an important part of the learning process and is a reflection of the wide scope of the subject material. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 overall and no less than 5.5 in components (or equivalent).

Course modules

Core modules: Introduction to sustainability and systems; system pressures; measuring and monitoring; governance and behavioural change; better business; working towards change; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessments include a range of text based (report, essays, journal articles), presentations and other forms of non-textual communication (such as outline design for a website); we have designed the assessment specifically to foster skills development alongside the development of academic knowledge and understanding; for instance, a text-based assessment may be an essay or a more specific product such as an article for a magazine or journal; some assessments involve a group (or team) work and students collaborate both during the face-to-face block sessions and online.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (England) 28 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 28 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (Scotland) 28 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,550 per Year 1 (Wales) 28 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge Campus Cambridge CB1 1PT East of England

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