Course Description

Graduate Diploma/MSc in Management for Sustainable Development (MSD)

Participating online, learners will cultivate professional skills from a sustainable management perspective. They will develop an understanding of the theoretical, practical and legal aspects of modern environmental practices. During their studies learners will examine the key management functions required in business, including strategic management, project management, entrepreneurship and risk assessment.

This programme will enable learners to carry out research on a range of focused topics, involving data collection, critical analysis, and interpretation and to present them in a report format. Management for Sustainable Development’s main philosophy is that for business to be sustainable in the long-term, a manager must effectively manage the whole of the business’ resources, including environmental, economic and social resources, from a sustainable, global perspective.

This programme will be of particular relevance to those working or aspiring to work as an environmental/sustainable development manager in a business, industry or service, and is particularly suited to those who wish to develop and implement best practice and sustainable strategies.

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CollegeDublin City University (DCU)
Course LocationGlasnevin, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 9
Course CategoryEducation & Teaching
Awarding BodyDublin City University
Awarding Body DetailsGraduate Diploma/MSc in Management for Sustainable Development (MSD)
Entry RequirementsGeneral Entry Requirements There are five entry routes to the programme: A Level 8 or higher degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering, Science, Business or Information Technology) from a recognised higher education institution. Chartered membership of an institution such as the Institute of Engineers of Ireland or a professional body such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants. A Level 7 qualification in a subject in a relevant discipline or non-chartered membership of a professional body, along with at least three years relevant managerial work experience. A level 8 qualification in a non-relevant discipline along with at least three years relevant managerial work experience. Evidence of substantial relevant managerial work experience. Such applicants will be required to submit a CV and Personal Statement in support of their application and may be required to attend for interview. In the case of all applicants to Dublin City University evidence must be provided of competence in the English language. The English Language requirements of DCU can be found here. Qualification Graduate Diploma/MSc in Management for Sustainable Development Fees Full time EU Status Fee €1,885 per mod Non EU Fee €2,825 per mod
Carear PathThe blend of skills developed in this programme ensures graduates are suitable for any role in which Sustainable Development is important, which today is almost every sector of the economy. As a graduate of this programme you will have a thorough understanding of best practice in the rapidly growing area of Sustainable Development and will have the knowledge and skills to develop and implements best practice and sustainable strategies in both the public and private sectors.
Phone+353 (0) 1 7005481
Course CodeDC913 (September Intake) DC914 (January Intake)
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