Finance and Sustainability (Robert Kennedy College) - MBA

  • Full or part time
    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

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.

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 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.


Visit the Finance 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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