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MBA Leadership and Sustainability (Robert Kennedy College)

MBA Leadership and Sustainability (Robert Kennedy College)

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

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1 year

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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

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Course Summary

Course Overview

In a changing world, leadership is the ability to influence a group towards goals and values which are sustainable and contain a vision for the future. Designed for tomorrow’s leader, the MBA in Leadership and Sustainability creates distinctive managers with a unique leadership-oriented career opportunity. This programme in Leadership and Sustainability creates individuals who have the ability to be far-sighted and actively engage with their environment to responsibly transform ideas into reality.

Our online MBA can act as a catalyst to your business knowledge and infuse new perspectives to your professional goals. Thanks to our partnership with Robert Kennedy College, you can study at a pace that suits you, with the ability to fast track for completion in 18 months. Get involved in this exciting opportunity to take the first MBA in the world that focuses on Leadership and Sustainability.

Course summary

The MBA has been shaped to form what the programme team believes to be a unique curriculum. It allows students to:

  • Gain a UK Higher Education Institution accredited MBA.
  • Study in their own time (in whatever time-zone in which they live).
  • Study at their own pace (within the current period of University of Cumbria regulations for part-time study).
  • Continue to live in their own country/location without disrupting family life.
  • Continue to pursue their existing career without a break.

The MBA in Leadership and Sustainability programme aims to develop an understanding and critical appreciation of the theories, tools and techniques of leadership and management that will enable graduates to more effectively participate in leading organisational change. In doing so, the programme seeks to improve the quality of management as a profession. In particular, the overarching purpose is, in the context of the specific award, to provide students with:

  • An advanced understanding of the management of organisations and the changing external context in which they operate;
  • Opportunities for the systematic development of the skills of objective analysis, evaluation, and presentation to enable students to develop confidence in effectively appraising and implementing management strategies;
  • An ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues, both systematically and creatively, and to have a critical understanding of how business and management practice may be improved;
  • A stimulating academic environment which is based upon the values of academic openness and critical appraisal.

The programme consists of the standard 180 Level-7 credits that constitute an NQF (UK National Qualifications Framework) Masters award, the content being informed by QAA (UK Quality Assurance Agency) benchmark statements for Business and Management programmes. 60 credits of the programme are provided by a dissertation.

Graduate destinations

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


Financial Management - Core
Marketing Management - Core
Organisational Behaviour - Core
Leadership and Sustainability - Core
Dissertation - Core
Tackling Global-Local Challenges in Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability - 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

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Entry requirements

Students need to have 1st or 2nd class honours degree. Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course. Applicants for the MBA (Leadership and Sustainability) must have the following; either: (minimum entry qualifications) a) A Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Management from an accredited or approved college or university or the equivalent, and at least three years of business-related experience; OR b) A Bachelor degree in a non-business field and at least five years of business-related experience; OR c) An appropriate professional qualification and eight to ten years of suitable business-related experience and a letter of recommendation verifying that the applicant has the necessary ability and motivation to complete the programme within the allotted time span; OR d) A substantial period of suitable business experience, a letter of recommendation verifying that the applicant has the necessary ability and motivation to complete the programme within the allotted time span and successful completion of module MNGT7901 (Organisational Behaviour) or equivalent.