Our postgraduate qualifications in leadership and sustainability are designed for studying while working. Executives from over 100 countries have attended our residential courses in the Lake District.

We offer a wide range of accredited and non-accredited courses. workshops, single modules and MOOCs. We can also provide consultancy and bespoke programmes to fulfil your specific needs.

Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Leadership

This course is for professionals who want to enhance their approach to personal, organisational and societal sustainability. "Sustainable Leadership" describes ways of relating that promote change that is mutually beneficial for the person, organisation, stakeholders and world at large.

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MA in Sustainable Leadership Development

Through our tradition of experiential learning in and from nature, you will explore and develop both your own leadership for sustainability, and how to design and deliver leadership development experiences for others. In a highly flexible programme that can fit around your working life, it involves a series of week-long visits to our campus in the heart of the famously beautiful Lake District.

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Single Modules

You can study any of the modules listed in the MA in Sustainable Leadership Development and PgC in Sustainable Leadership programmes as single modules. 

Accredited (Certificate of Achievement*):

CPD (Certificate of Attendance**):

*Certificates of Achievement are 20 credit modules which can be used to form part of our accredited programmes. They are taught on a1 week residential basis and involve the submission of assessed coursework.
**Certificates of Attendance are delivered alongside Certificates of Achievement, comprising the same content but not requiring coursework submission for assessment.

Doctoral Research

We welcome applications for PhDs in related fields. You can choose to study full-time or part-time.

See our research for areas we work on, an article from our Director about our approach to doctoral research, and the University Graduate School pages for further information.

Our approach to doctoral research

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Leadership and Sustainability with Robert Kennedy College

The Robert Kennedy College online Masters level programmes are in an exclusive partnership with the University of Cumbria, and recognised worldwide. With instructors who are graduates from some of the best universities worldwide, and with over 2,000 students from 130 different countries, we are a truly international partnership. Programmes combine Swiss quality education at a distance with residencies at the University of Cumbria. The one-week residency represents a unique opportunity for students to combine their online learning experience with a traditional classroom environment.

This online MBA programme suits professionals seeking a recognised qualification with an emphasis on leadership and sustainability. All students attend one intensive week in the Lake District to complement their online modules.

Further information on this programme and other Post Graduate courses through this partnership, including how to apply, is available from Robert Kennedy CollegeSpecialisms include Finance and Sustainability, Energy and Sustainability, Media Leadership and an MA in International Business Management.

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Contact us to register your interest.

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