As you work through the compulsory module you will:
- build a skills portfolio which allows you to showcase the competencies you have acquired during your studies, competencies that are highly desirable to employers worldwide
- take part in a range of skills workshops and simulations
- have the opportunity to complete an integrated work internship of up to six months or complete a study abroad opportunity with one of over 50 international partner institutions worldwide.
You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the course is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a dissertation.
Dr John Blewitt
BScEcon, MA, MEd, PhD, FRSA
John is a senior lecturer (sustainability and media communications) teaching issues in communication, sustainability theory and practice, urban sustainability and education. His research interests include urban sustainable design, new media affordances, sustainability communications, and the spatial dimension of inclusive economic development. He is a Distinguished Schumacher Institute Fellow and member of the thinktank, Green House.
Dr Helen Borland
Helen is a senior lecturer in business sustainability where she is responsible for teaching strategic business sustainability to MBA, MSc, and PhD students. Helen’s research and teaching stem from her knowledge of the ecological sciences and philosophy behind sustainability and how these can be taught and researched in a business context. Her development of a unique strategic typology for business sustainability is gaining attention in a number of academic and commercial circles. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.