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University of Sussex Business School MSc Sustainable Finance and Accounting
University of Sussex Business School

MSc Sustainable Finance and Accounting

Brighton, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time

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GBP 22,500 / per year


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Key information

  • Duration: 1 year full-time
  • Start date: September 2023
  • Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK)

Environmental, social and governance issues are now major factors in investment. This creates rapid growth in accounting and finance careers with a specific focus on sustainability.

This MSc is designed in line with recommendations by major professional bodies, including the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI). On this course, you’ll:

  • expand your skills in environmental accounting, corporate governance, and climate and green finance
  • explore the role of accounting and finance in the growing integration of sustainability and accountability practices
  • develop valuable skills, including breaking down complex problems, decision-making under uncertainty, intercultural communication and awareness of the business context.

You’ll be taught by world-class researchers and enthusiastic teachers in the University of Sussex Business School. Our research strengths are:

  • corporate reporting and sustainability, governance and social responsibility
  • climate finance
  • energy policy.

Benefitting from the expertise at our SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore policies on sustainable development in the corporate world.


The University of Sussex Business School is accredited by EQUIS, the most comprehensive institutional accreditation system for business and management schools. Accreditation ensures rigorous quality control, benchmarking against international standards and is acknowledged worldwide.

The vision of our Business School is to drive innovation for social progress, supported by distinctive strengths in the areas of sustainability and climate change. PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) accreditation has also been achieved by the School.

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