Masters | Postgraduate Course - Corporate Environmental Management MSc Course Details within University of Surrey

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Corporate Environmental Management MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time, 60 months part-time

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.

Module details

 Year 1

  • DISSERTATION (CES) Compulsory Year-long
  • 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.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.

Relevant work experience may also be considered.