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Environment and Business, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #93 (QS) Leeds, United Kingdom
The BA Environment and Business course at University of Leeds combines the study of environmental and sustainability issues with sound business and management practice. It’s concerned with the pressures and opportunities facing business as a result of the contemporary environmental and corporate social responsibility agendas.
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Overview

If you want to develop skills in the use of concepts, methods and tools that can be used to transform economic, environmental and social pressures into positive business opportunities, this course could be for you. Your background could be in business, geography or other social sciences.

You’ll have the opportunity to study modules in the Business School and the School of Law, and to undertake a major dissertation project. Your module choices will allow you to develop specialist knowledge and skills, which can help you succeed in the employment market.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Environment and Business course at University of Leeds are well placed to appreciate the fundamental advantages of a sustainability-oriented approach to business, and to help businesses deliver long-term solutions to environmental and social challenges.

Career options for Environment and Business graduates include environmental consultancy and management, corporate social responsibility. Work opportunities occur in private companies, non-governmental organisations or the public sector.

Our graduates have secured positions including:

  • Data Acquisition Analyst, eVestment

  • Personal Banker, Lloyds Banking Group

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Understanding Social Enterprises
  • Sustainable Development
  • Skills for Environmental Social Science
  • Introduction to Business, Environment and Corporate Responsibility
  • Environmental Science for Environmental Management
  • Finance for Small Business

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    87

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General Requirements

  • A-level: ABB , preferably including two from: biology, business studies, economics, English, ethics, geography, history, law, philosophy, psychology, politics, sociology.
  • Offers exclude general studies.
  • GCSE: English and Mathematics at grade C (4) or above, or an equivalent English language or Mathematics qualification.

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Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

  • 637 - 1110 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There is help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government.

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