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MBA Finance and Sustainability (Robert Kennedy College)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

    MBA - Master of Business Administration

  • Location

    University of Cumbria

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview

We offer a comprehensive introduction to sustainable finance, analysing the social, ethical and governance issues of different financial service sectors. By evaluating related initiatives from both private and public benefits, you'll develop a well-rounded knowledge of the subject that will help you advance in your workplace.

We benefit from the vast experience provided by students from backgrounds across the world, as well as the expertise of our tutors. By working in collaboration with the Robert Kennedy College, you can work online at a pace that suits you, studying around your busy workload. Advance your prospects and go on to success in your career by taking advantage of our academic expertise and exhaustive resources.

Course summary

The overall aim of the MBA Finance and Sustainability programme is to provide you with the opportunity to engage in a Higher Education experience using a flexible and distributed learning approach that will enhance your ability to develop and lead a sustainability agenda that focuses on change in the financial sector. In particular this award will:

  • Provide a comprehensive introduction to the field of sustainable finance with an analysis of the environmental, social, ethical and governance dimensions of different financial service sectors, and evaluating related initiatives from both private and public-benefit perspectives. The financial services addressed include: Assets, Debts, Insurance, Derivatives, and Currencies.
  • Enable you to engage in a critical engagement with contemporary discourses in sustainability and the social responsibility of organisations, that will promote a personal and professional reflection on leading change, in the finance sector.
  • Develop relevant management and organisation knowledge, both academic and professional, in line with postgraduate standards/benchmarks.
  • Develop critical reflection skills and engagement with organisation and professional theory to understand, and where appropriate, challenge existing individual and organisational perspectives and practices.
  • Develop, and where appropriate, apply new knowledge to add value by enhancing organisational capability.
  • Develop understanding of the organisation’s strategic focus and environment and the impact of the inter-relationship between resources, customers, clients in a changing context.
  • Develop further commitment to continuous personal and professional development, independence and reflective learning.

Our MBA is mostly delivered via OnlineCampus, an interactive learning environment that offers flexibility as to where and when you study. This is provided by the Robert Kennedy College Online Campus's state of the art course delivery system. You'll enjoy intensive class discussion and collaboration with students from every continent, expanding your network with fellow leaders around the world.

The course involves one week of compulsory residence at our Ambleside campus, providing opportunity to complement your online learning programme with a learning experience that will leave you with memories that last a lifetime.

Graduate destinations

An MBA is the prime management qualification, providing a catalyst for those with strong career aspirations.

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University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    110th out of 123 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    112 52%

    86th

    36
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    109th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.62 72%

    123rd

    23

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