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MBA Finance and Sustainability (Robert Kennedy College)

MBA Finance and Sustainability (Robert Kennedy College)

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Online | University of Cumbria | 1 year | DEC-22

Study mode

Online

Duration

1 year

Start date

DEC-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course overview

We offer a comprehensive introduction to sustainable finance, analysing the social, ethical and governance issues of different financial service sectors. By evaluating related initiatives from both private and public benefits, you'll develop a well-rounded knowledge of the subject that will help you advance in your workplace.

We benefit from the vast experience provided by students from backgrounds across the world, as well as the expertise of our tutors. By working in collaboration with the Robert Kennedy College, you can work online at a pace that suits you, studying around your busy workload. Advance your prospects and go on to success in your career by taking advantage of our academic expertise and exhaustive resources.

Course summary

The overall aim of the MBA Finance and Sustainability programme is to provide you with the opportunity to engage in a Higher Education experience using a flexible and distributed learning approach that will enhance your ability to develop and lead a sustainability agenda that focuses on change in the financial sector. In particular this award will:

  • Provide a comprehensive introduction to the field of sustainable finance with an analysis of the environmental, social, ethical and governance dimensions of different financial service sectors, and evaluating related initiatives from both private and public-benefit perspectives. The financial services addressed include: Assets, Debts, Insurance, Derivatives, and Currencies.
  • Enable you to engage in a critical engagement with contemporary discourses in sustainability and the social responsibility of organisations, that will promote a personal and professional reflection on leading change, in the finance sector.
  • Develop relevant management and organisation knowledge, both academic and professional, in line with postgraduate standards/benchmarks.
  • Develop critical reflection skills and engagement with organisation and professional theory to understand, and where appropriate, challenge existing individual and organisational perspectives and practices.
  • Develop, and where appropriate, apply new knowledge to add value by enhancing organisational capability.
  • Develop understanding of the organisation’s strategic focus and environment and the impact of the inter-relationship between resources, customers, clients in a changing context.
  • Develop further commitment to continuous personal and professional development, independence and reflective learning.

Graduate destinations

An MBA is the prime management qualification, providing a catalyst for those with strong career aspirations.

Modules

Strategic Management - Core
Tackling Global-Local Challenges in Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability - Core
Organisational Behaviour - Core
Sustainable Finance - Core
Marketing Management - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

The tuition fee for this course is 12,000 CHF (Swiss Francs). This includes library access, OnlineCampus access, graduation fees, and University of Cumbria matriculation fees. Fees are payable in interest-free instalments.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

Students need to have 1st or 2nd class honours degree. A) Candidate must satisfy one, or combination, of the following conditions; i) A UK first degree with honours at a minimum of 2:2 or above. ii) A non-graduate qualification which the University deems to be of satisfactory standard for the purpose of post-graduate admission. iii) In the absence of a UK first degree with honours (or equivalent), the candidate should have relevant work experience and have held a position of team leader responsibility for a minimum of three years within the previous five years. B) For non UK degree programmes, the University will utilise the Naric database to determine its equivalence to a UK honours degree. C) Applicants presenting non-standard qualifications with substantial business and management experience may be invited for an interview to present their experiential learning. D) If an applicant's first language is not English, he or she must be able to demonstrate oral and written fluency in English. Working or studying in an English-speaking environment will usually be sufficient to demonstrate an acceptable competence. Otherwise applications for admission must be accompanied by a certificate of competency in the English language from a recognised institution or programme. English language requirements for non-English-speaking students are a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or minimum TOEFL score of 600, or equivalent.