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Advanced Professional Diploma in Managing Sustainability

Advanced Professional Diploma in Managing Sustainability

Key information

Qualification type

Professional Diploma

Subject areas

Sustainability Construction Management

Course type


Course Summary

This course will develop your understanding of sustainability in construction management. You will find out more about the new technologies that can make a difference to the environmental impact of organisations and you will examine the processes that could make your company more sustainable. This course offers a great way to learn something that can advance your career without having to put it on hold. Study at your own pace, around your day job at one of the leading centres for sustainability in the UK.

Our teaching team combines industry experience with innovative research, meaning you can be sure of returning to your job with the most up-to-date information, relevant to your working environment. Whether sustainability is a new part of your role or you are looking for new skills that would make you attractive to employers, this course will give you the knowledge to make better, more informed decisions about managing sustainability in the workplace.

Building on your existing knowledge of the built environment, this course will give you the tools to plan and manage sustainable projects at work. Whether you are established in your role, a recent graduate with an engineering background or you are looking to get back into the construction industry, we will help you develop the specialist skills you need to set you apart.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


3 months

Start date



In this module, you will apply your learning about sustainability project management to your workplace or a simulated project and look at how new technologies could benefit this project.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The tuition fee for students entering in in 2018/19 on this course is £661 for each 20 credit point module. For modules with a different credit point value their cost can be calculated by multiplying the credit value of the module by the cost per credit point of £33.05. The amount you will pay may increase each year in line with inflation.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should have either a second-class honours degree in a cognate subject, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Applicants are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent.