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This online Sustainable Business Leadership course from University of Leeds equips you with the knowledge and skills to drive sustainable business decision making in your organisation. 

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The online Masters in Sustainable Business Leadership at the University of Leeds is designed by leading academics at Leeds University Business School and the School of Earth and Environment. It integrates the two areas of sustainability and business, to give you the skills employers desire. 

Why study this Masters in Sustainable Business Leadership?

The skills and knowledge acquired from the Sustainable Business Leadership MSc will enable you to make a positive contribution to sustainability and make a meaningful impact to sustainability. You’ll be able to support  the design, development, implementation, and management of sustainability initiatives in organisations.

Career opportunities

Leeds University Business School and the School of Earth and Environment have long-established links with organisations in the UK and overseas. They provide research and consultancy to local and national organisations, providing solutions for such companies to optimise operations and solve complex issues. As a student, you will have access to the University of Leeds Careers Service’s extensive online resources including career planning, advice on CV writing, job applications and key interview skills and access to database of employer events.

Why the University of Leeds?

We are in the top 5 in the UK and top 20 in the world for sustainable impact (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021). Leeds University Business School is triple accredited and ranked in the world top 100 for Business and Management studies (QS World University Rankings by subject 2021).

Programme Structure

Modules include:
  • Sustainability and Business 
  • Policy, Governance and Sustainability 
  • Contemporary Economics 
  • Leadership for Change
  • Decision Making in a Complex World
  • Enterprise Innovation and Sustainability 
  • Delivering Sustainable Solutions 
  • Sustainable Business Strategies
  • Business Analytics 
  • Sustainable Business Leadership Project


This course is designed for professionals from a wide range of disciplines in many different industry sectors. Each week, you’ll have live face-to-face time with your module tutors in a mixture of structured and open-ended learning sessions.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Start the course at multiple points throughout the year.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A First or 2.1 (hons) Bachelor’s degree in any subject.

English requirements

  • GCSE English language at grade C or above, or an appropriate English language qualification.
  • IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in in any component.

Mathematics requirements: Find out more on the university website

Other requirements
  • If you hold a 2.2 (hons) Bachelor degree in any subject, or professional qualifications equivalent to Bachelor with Honours/ Masters we’ll consider your application for the MSc course if you have at least three years of relevant work experience in a professional environment.
  • If you hold professional qualifications or Higher Education qualifications equivalent to Level 5, we’ll consider your application for the MSc course if you have at least five years of relevant work experience in a professional environment.
  • Professionally qualified candidates who do not meet the formal qualifications will also be considered but assessed individually.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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