Aston Business School

Aston University

Social Responsibility and Sustainability

This programme adopts a trans-disciplinary approach, enabling students to explore social responsibility and sustainability from multiple perspectives in a business context.

Entry requirements

A good UK Honours degree (minimum lower 2nd Class) or equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University; 2 professional references (at least 1 must be from an academic referee); a completed application form (if sufficient evidence of analytical and quantitative skills is not recieved within the application a minimum GMAT score of 550 may be requested to support the application); for international students: an official academic transcript of grades (in English); international students who have not completed their full degree in a native English speaking country also need to satisfy the English language requirements with 1 of the following: IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with a minimum score of 6.5 in writing and speaking and 6.0 in listening and reading; TOEFL (internet based test) score of 100 overall, with a minimum score of 23 in writing and speaking and 22 in listening and reading; Pearson Academic score of 61 overall with a minimum of 61 in all 4 sections.

Course modules

Core modules: sustainability accounting and accountability; global ethics and human rights responsibilities in business; strategic business sustainability; strategy change and leadership; communicating sustainability; corporate governance regulation and compliance; green information and operations management; public policy, social responsibility and sustainable development; research/ project dissertation.

Assessment methods

The taught modules are assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the programme is complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
ABS Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3200