You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the programme is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a dissertation.
Part-time distance learning will allow you the flexibility to take control of your own learning and balance study with professional and personal obligations.
Applying yourself to two modules per term, combined with the final dissertation, will allow you to complete the course in the recommended two year period. However you are able to spread your study over a maximum of five years, affording you the opportunity to study at a slower pace or take breaks where necessary.
The programme is designed to cater for distance learners and is supported online with a sophisticated Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), with each module being designed specifically to cater for the needs of online distance learners.
We have an established global reputation for offering a unique educational experience. We provide a high quality education and emphasis is placed on personal and professional development through knowledge and skills gained during the programme and personal reflection. We put you at the heart of what we do - providing a truly transformational learning experience. We develop future leaders, encouraging you to be the best you can be, and to be an inspiration to others.
Through the Social Responsibility and Sustainability MSc you will develop and demonstrate valuable transferable and practical skills including: presentation skills, negotiation, team work, report writing and ICT skills.
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 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.
Teaching staff are drawn from a range of different disciplines within and beyond the Business School. External speakers also provide insights that add to the applied nature of the programme.
Teaching staff include: