Taught course

Environmental Management and Business

Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

A good UK Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject such as Geography, Environmental Management or Business Studies. Relevant work or entrepreneurial experience will also be considered. All applications will be considered on their own merit.

Months of entry


Course content

This innovative programme combines taught elements of sustainability and environment with business focused study – equipping graduates with relevant skills for future entrepreneurship or environmental management roles in the public or private sector. The course is designed to provide students with a clear vision and interpretation of sustainable development along with a systematic understanding of the complex interaction between businesses, regulatory frameworks, policy making and wider social processes. The programme has been created from an innovative partnership between The School of Science and the Environment and the Business School.


  • Policy for Sustainable Development
  • Project Management Concepts and Practices
  • Leadership Strategies for Performance
  • Research Design and Methods
  • Project

This programme is offered on a full-time or part-time basis in order to meet the learning needs of both busy professionals and new graduates. By combining the expertise of two Schools there is a broad range of units across sustainable development and business. A mix of continuous assessment methods includes essay writing, practical reports, portfolios, consultations and fieldwork. MSc students will also complete a dissertation.

Career prospects
This course aims to instil an understanding of sustainability and the environment alongside a keen sense of business and organisational management needs, thereby equipping graduates with the relevant skills and knowledge required of future entrepreneurs or managers operating within environmental sectors in public, business and non-governmental organisations.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time UK/EU £6,930.Part-time UK/EU £1,155 per 30 credit unit. MSc = 180 credits.
International students
Non-EU international £13,300.

This MSc programme is eligible for a PEP fee scholarship for September 2014 entry. For more information, visit http://www.sci-eng.mmu.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate-courses/pep/

Please check the latest Postgraduate prospectus for information on the tuition fees for each course. For further information on potential sources of funding for postgraduate students, visit www.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)161 247 6249