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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

There are two routes that can be taken to achieve a CISL Master of Studies (MSt) qualifications, continuous or flexible. Both routes will provide you with the same learning, experience and networking opportunities. 

  • The continuous route is the traditional entry method for the MSt. Students apply to either the MSt in Sustainability Leadership or the MSt in Sustainability Leadership for the Built Environment (IDBE). Both programmes are delivered part-time over two years.
  • The flexible route splits the part-time MSt into stages over a number of years. The course fees are paid at the start of each stage. The flexible routes give the advantage of splitting studying into smaller stages for more flexibility around work, family and other commitments. 

The Sustainability Leadership flexible route has three pathways:

  1. Apply to the nine month long Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business, choosing between the Organisational or Value Chains steam (Stage 1), then take the two-year Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Business (Stage 2), followed by the two-year Masters of Studies in Sustainability Leadership flexible route (Stage 3). 
  2. Apply to the Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Business from the outset, inclusive of Stages 1 and 2, which takes 3 years to complete, followed by the two year Masters of Studies in Sustainability Leadership flexible route (Stage 3). 
  3. Apply to the nine month Postgraduate Certificate, choosing either stream, then the two-year Masters of Studies in Sustainability Leadership continuous route. Candidates would be exempt from workshop 1 of the Masters, and the first year assignments, having completed these during the PG Certificate. 

In all instances you have up to ten years to complete all stages of your course.

Credits from the Postgraduate Certificate in IDBE are not transferable to the Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Business or the MSt Sustainability Leadership.

 

The Sustainability Leadership for the Built Environment (IDBE) flexible route has one pathway:

  1. Apply to the Postgraduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment, delivered part-time over ten months, followed by the MSt in Sustainability Leadership for the Built Environment (MSt IDBE).

Note that these two programmes can be taken consecutively and you have between three and ten years to complete both stages of your course.

Credits from the Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business are not transferable to the MSt IDBE

To find out more about these progression routes join one of the Meet the Directors webinars or contact the team.