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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

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Are you interested in cross-sectoral graduate courses in sustainable business?

Mst in Sustainability Leadership

Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership

DateFull Master’s degree, part time over 2 years

LocationDevelop leadership capacity to tackle critical sustainability challenges, with practical assignments and a research dissertation.

Applications for 2021 are closed

Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Business

Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Business

DateEquivalent to 2/3 of a Master’s, part time over 1.5 to 3 years

LocationExplore emerging and cutting-edge responses to topical sustainability challenges and opportunities, with practical assignments.

Applications for 2021 are closed

Postgraduate Certificates in Sustainable Business

Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business – organisational/value chains 

DateEquivalent to 1/3 of a Master’s degree, part time over 9 months

LocationExplore embedding sustainability within organisations, or across value chains, with practical assignments and a group project.

Applications for 2021 are closed

Value chains is now offered as an elective stream of the Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business


Are you interested in graduate courses focused on the built environment?


Sustainability Leadership for the Built Environment (IDBE)

Part-time 2-year Master’s degree, or 10-month Postgraduate Certificate

Gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the built environment. Learn to collaborate to deliver first class projects with sustainability at the core.

Applications for 2021 are closed


Are you interested in continuing professional development for sustainability practitioners?


Sustainability Leadership Laboratories

Two-day, practical workshops, delivered virtually and in Cambridge.

Explore cutting-edge responses to emerging sustainability trends and develop a practical action plan to implement change in your organisation.

CISL is monitoring the Covid-19 situation and responding accordingly to UK Government and University advice. At present, we expect to deliver our Graduate programmes starting in 2021 as advertised. We are well equipped to deliver dynamic and engaging workshops remotely, should the situation demand. Find out more.

Blog: First-class graduate education in a Covid-19 world


Strengthen your leadership skills, embed sustainability in your organisation, and further your career.

Study a part-time graduate course via a combination of workshops and e-modules.


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Meet the Directors

Join a webinar session hosted by the Directors of our part-time graduate courses as they give you an overview of our programmes and admissions process for 2021 applications and can answer your questions.

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