School of Geography

Postgraduate Taught Courses

MSc Environmental Leadership and Management

Become a leading force for change

There is growing recognition that addressing environmental and sustainability challenges requires a unique combination of fundamental knowledge, practical problem-solving skills and interpersonal competencies.

All of these essential elements are integrated within our MSc Environmental Leadership and Management, one of the first courses of its kind in the UK.

Dr Nick Mount and Dr Chris Ives talk about the MSc Environmental Leadership and Management (Mandarin subtitles available, click the CC icon).

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for anyone who aspires to be a leader who can generate positive change for the environment, both within organisations and broader society.

This course will:

  • help you to forge the networks required to deliver practical environmental solutions
  • enhance your personal capacities to lead
  • give you a deep understanding of the key environmental and sustainability challenges facing the world today
  • develop your environmental problem solving skills

Why study at Nottingham?

We offer an inspirational curriculum that includes the opportunity to gain an ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management.

You will also be able to specialise in a specific area of environmental challenge that aligns with your personal career aspirations, such as: 

  • climate risk
  • water resources
  • sustainable ecosystems

Our MSc Environmental Leadership and Management will help you to effect genuine change and to meaningfully contribute to your organisation's sustainability agenda.

Find out more and apply

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postgraduate brochure

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Never before has environmental leadership been so important for the future health of our planet and for future generations. We need individuals with the skills to bring about change and the courage and humility to lead.

Stephanie Hilborne OBE, Chief Executive, The Wildlife Trusts


ILM tuition is delivered in collaboration with GWA Limited.



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