Sustainability Leadership - Mayo

ATU - Mayo Campus

Sustainability Leadership - Mayo

The aim of this programme is to provide a critical understanding of the complex social, economic, and environmental challenges facing society and the interrelatedness of these challenges. The programme aims to develop strategic, critical and systems thinking competencies in leaders to embed sustainability into organisational practices and decisions. It focuses on the knowledge, skills, and competencies specific to sustainability leadership and facilitate integration with the professional context of the individual student.

Who should apply?

This programme is suitable for those in a position with the capacity to lead sustainability related initiatives in their organisations or to lead specific sustainability projects.

Subjects taught


Understanding the Sustainability Challenges

Assessing the Impact

Sustainability Leadership & Change

Exit: Postgraduate Certificate

Critical Thinking & Decision Making

Strategic Management for Sustainability

Governance for Sustainability

Exit: Postgraduate Diploma

Sustainability Project

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a level 8 Bachelor (Hons) degree with a minimum grade classification of H2.2 or equivalent. Given the cross disciplinary nature of the programme, applicants may be from a range of disciplines. It is expected that applicants will have experience in an organisational environment and will be in a position to lead a sustainability related change.


1.5 years part-time, blended.

Study Hours

The programme is delivered with monthly workshops with directed e-learning in-between, approximately 10-12 hours per week.

On-Campus Attendance

Attendance is required for monthly block delivery

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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