Taught course

Sustainable Business, Environment and Society

University of York · Department of Environment and Geography

Entry requirements

2:1 or equivalent in any discipline or 2:2 with relevant professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Business is a crucial agent for change. Instead of the origin of sustainability problems, it can be the initiator of innovation and lead on solutions to the pressing problems of our time.

Gain the knowledge, skills and experiences you need to lead on sustainability initiatives and change in a business setting with a degree taught in partnership between York and Maastricht University.

Our problem-based learning (PBL) and research-led approaches to teaching mean you'll develop expertise in independent and critical thinking. Through working with colleagues in Maastricht, you'll develop strong skills in international communication and collaboration. Opportunities to undertake projects with external organisations allow you to apply your skills to real-world problems. Dedicated placement, employability and careers support will be available with this degree to facilitate these opportunities and provide ongoing careers guidance.

On graduation, you'll be well-placed for roles in internationally orientated companies, public institutions or (non-governmental) organisations that are committed to international agreements and which strive for sustainability.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

IELTS 6.5, minimum 6.5 in Writing and 6.0 in all other components.

For more information see our postgraduate English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Dr Adrian Gonzalez
+44 (0)1904 325958