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Energy and Sustainability (Robert Kennedy College) - MBA

  • Full or part time
    Online distance learning & Part time available
  • Course fees
  • Course Disciplines
  • Course Start
    Any Month
  • Course Duration
    Part-time, 1 Year, Part-time, 5 Years
  • MBA Program Type
    MBA

Course Description

The aim of this MBA programme is to provide you with the opportunity to engage in an experience that will enhance your ability to develop and lead a sustainability agenda that focuses on change in the energy sector. It can act as a catalyst to your knowledge and infuse new perspectives to your professional goals.

Along with the specific modules it also includes general management modules that will lead to new skill and knowledge acquisition.

Our dedicated and experienced teaching team offers an amazing level of student support, and our exclusive partnership with the Robert Kennedy College offers us incredible online resources so you can learn at a pace and place that best suits you. Through affordable tuition fees with interest fee payment plans, there's nothing to stop you from reaching new levels of success in your career. Study alongside your work and open up new opportunities through our extensive course.

This course is run in exclusive partnership with the Robert Kennedy College in Zurich, Switzerland and applications should be made directly at their website.

Course summary 

The overall aim of the MBA Energy 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 energy sector. In particular this award will:

  • Provide a comprehensive introduction to the issues of energy security and sustainability, and provides you with a good understanding at executive level of sustainable energy (renewable energy in particular) technologies and applications, policies/regulations and planning, environmental and social impact, barriers, and potential market reforms to facilitate sustainable energy development.
  • 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 energy 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 lifetime memories.

Resources and facilities

Our expert tutor team has considerable experience of CEL programmes and the FE sector, with a mix of Professors and practising managers to provide both academic theory and practical application of knowledge. The course draws on the expertise of Professor of Sustainable Engineering Xiongwei Liu, and contains tutors such as Oxford and Harvard graduate Professor David Duffill.

Graduate destinations

An MBA is the prime management qualification, providing a catalyst for those with strong career aspirations to move into higher fields of work.


Visit the Energy and Sustainability (Robert Kennedy College) - MBA page on the University of Cumbria web site for more details!

Entry Requirements

1st or 2nd class honours degree.

Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course. Please contact the Enquiry Centre for further details.

In the absence of a UK first degree with honours (or equivalent), the candidate should have relevant work experience and have held a position of team leader responsibility for a minimum of three years within the previous five years.

Applicants presenting non-standard qualifications with substantial business and management experience may be invited for an interview to present their experiential learning.

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