Brunel University London

Course Introduction

The results of unsustainable human development in the 21st century are evident as climate change, species extinction, pollution, poverty and inequality become inescapable global realities. The next big challenge for society is to transform our economy to incorporate the principles of sustainability. This presents an exciting opportunity to rethink, redesign and rebuild a positive future for business practice. This programme equips students with the mindset and ability to play a key role in building a sustainable world, one that is not only prosperous, but also environmentally stable and socially inclusive; and hands'on experience, such that they can become entrepreneurs, business leaders, change'makers and innovators.

Course Modules

Core modules include: introduction to strategic sustainable development; entrepreneurship; business planning; international business ethics, sustainability and corporate governance; sustainable design; professional design studio; dissertation; sustainable development in practice (for placement students).

Course Additional Entry

A UK 1st or 2nd Class (2.2) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in design, science and engineering, management, business studies or a cognate discipline. Applicants with a 3rd Class Honours degree or other qualifications will be considered if supported by science A'level (or equivalent) and relevant work experience. Such applicants may be required to attend an interview. English Language Requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); TOEFL Paper test: 580 (TWE 4.5) PBT; TOEFL Internet test: 92 IBT (reading 20, listening 20, speaking 20, writing 20); Pearson: 58 (51 in all sub'scores); BrunELT: 65 per cent (min 60 per cent in all areas).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £15,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,300  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Sandwich Including Industrial Placement
MSc (Postgraduate)