Taught course

MSc in Sustainable Finance

Institution
Coventry University · Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

UK Students: A minimum of a second-class honours undergraduate degree (minimum of 2:2) or equivalent with an appropriate business or finance background.

Appropriate work experience in the financial sector together with relevant professional qualification(s). Where necessary, applicants are interviewed, especially those that do not appear to meet the standard admission criteria. Where deemed appropriate, a written exercise may be administered to establish suitability.

International Students: A minimum of a second-class honours undergraduate degree (minimum of 2:2) or equivalent with an appropriate business or finance background.

Appropriate work experience in the financial sector together with relevant professional qualifications. Where necessary, applicants are interviewed, especially those that do not appear to meet standard admission criteria. Where deemed appropriate, a written exercise may be administered to establish suitability.

English as a Foreign Language: English as a Foreign Language – a minimum of 6.5 or equivalent on the IELTS with no component lower than 6.0. Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) is in accordance with University regulations

Months of entry

September

Course content

The adverse effects of human activity on the climate and society are now matters of grave concern. There is also the recognition that graduates are not insufficiently trained to meet the challenges of mitigating the harmful effects of economic activities.

This new MSc in Sustainable Finance aims to help you develop the financial and analytical tools to bridge the gap between the traditional approaches to financial decision-making and the concept of financial sustainability, where Sustainable Finance is the main pillar of the course. The course is interdisciplinary and draws on environmental economics, governance, finance and risk management, law and regulation and carbon accounting. It aims to provide you with the skills needed to understand and help resolve some of the problems facing the national and global economy in meeting sustainable development goals. The course is flexible to accommodate your employment situation, such that you can enrol for the Certificate, Diploma or the full MSc degree. If you pursue the full MSc, you will be able to choose one of two distinct Pathways that emphasizes: i) Socially Responsible Investment and Carbon Reporting (Pathway A); and ii) Islamic Portfolio Management and Islamic Sustainable Finance (Pathway B). You will also be able to undertake your dissertation in Sustainable Finance at The Institute of Responsible Business Economics and Society, under the supervision of established academic researchers at The Centre for Corporate and Financial Integrity. The aims of the course are in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Fees and funding

UK students
TBC
International students
TBC

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Professor Nathan L. Joseph
Email
nathan.joseph@coventry.ac.uk