Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Design MSc

The results of unsustainable human development in the 21st century are evident as climate change, species extinction, pollution, poverty and inequality become inescapable global realities. The next big challenge for society is to transform our economy to incorporate the principles of sustainability. This presents an exciting opportunity to rethink, redesign and rebuild a positive future for business practice. This programme equips students with the mindset and ability to play a key role in building a sustainable world, one that is not only prosperous, but also environmentally stable and socially inclusive; and hands-on experience, such that they can become entrepreneurs, business leaders, change-makers and innovators.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd Class (2.2) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in design, science and engineering, management, business studies or a cognate discipline. Applicants with a 3rd Class Honours degree or other qualifications will be considered if supported by science A-level (or equivalent) and relevant work experience. Such applicants may be required to attend an interview. English Language Requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); TOEFL Paper test: 580 (TWE 4.5) PBT; TOEFL Internet test: 92 IBT (reading 20, listening 20, speaking 20, writing 20); Pearson: 58 (51 in all sub-scores); BrunELT: 65 per cent (min 60 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Core modules include: introduction to strategic sustainable development; entrepreneurship; business planning; international business ethics, sustainability and corporate governance; sustainable design; professional design studio; dissertation; sustainable development in practice (for placement students).

Assessment methods

Integrated coursework, formal written examinations, individual and group coursework assignments, oral and poster presentations. Dissertation in the form of a business plan, product design or research proposal. Reflective portfolio (for optional 6-month professional development period).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (EU) 18 months
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (England) 18 months
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 15,400 per Year 1 (International) 18 months
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Brunel Course Enquiries
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01895 267785