University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Corporate Environmental Management

**Why choose this course** Do you want to ensure that the environment is protected and maintained for future generations? Corporations are constantly making ethical choices, and corporate environmental managers help make sure that organisations, of many different types, work towards a global sustainable future. Our MSc in Corporate Environmental Management is run by the Centre for Environment and Sustainability, which is a leading centre for environmental and sustainability-related research and postgraduate teaching. CES accommodates a wide range of disciplines dedicated to resolving environmental problems, and this course prepares future environmental and sustainability professionals for the challenges faced by the corporate world. **What you will study** From carbon foot prints to the design of revolutionary environmentally-friendly products, our course covers all the aspects involved in managing environmental and sustainability strategy in organisations. We'll give you a solid understanding of issues crucial to the sustainable development debate. You'll also consider the views of stakeholders such as business groups, environmentalists, government agencies and development institutions. As a student of this course, you will acquire skills to evaluate existing frameworks, inquire into environmental issues in organisations and industries, and develop sensitive business practices. It will provide you with excellent preparation for any corporate-focused environmental career. We're proud to share the list of exciting companies and organisations participating in our course, including but not limited to the NHS, Marks & Spencer, Rolls-Royce, HP, Sony, Aviva Investors, Costain Group and Telefonica. This course provides a route to the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment graduate membership.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. Relevant work experience may also be considered. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 DISSERTATION (CES) - Compulsory CORPORATE, SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY - Compulsory ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND SOCIETY - Optional FOUNDATIONS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Optional LIFE CYCLE THINKING AND THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY - Compulsory SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS - Optional TRANSITIONS TO A LOW CARBON ECONOMY - Optional ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS - Optional ENVIRONMENTAL AUDITING AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS - Compulsory ENVIRONMENTAL LAW - Compulsory INTERNSHIP: INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENT - Optional LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT - Optional THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Optional Optional modules for Year 1 - FHEQ Level 7 Students are to take four optional modules. Please see our website for PT modules.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 60 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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