MSc Climate Change, Management & Finance

Imperial College Business School
Program overview
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
September 2023

September 2024

September 2025

About this program

MSc Climate Change, Management & Finance

MSc Climate Change, Management & Finance is a one-year programme that gives graduates the interdisciplinary skills required in business on issues relating to climate change and sustainability. You will learn from leading practitioners and world-class faculty how to put the latest academic thinking and business and climate change strategies into practice.

The programme partners with Imperial College London's pioneering hub for climate change and the environment, the Grantham Institute and the Business School's Centre for Climate Change & Investment, resulting in an intellectually rigorous and research-backed programme with exclusive access to a wealth of networking opportunities and events outside of the classroom.

Based in London, not only will you be at the heart of one of the world's leading cultural, business and financial centres but also amidst UK expertise driving climate change action forward.

Admission requirements

To apply for MSc Climate Change, Management & Finance you should have a First or Upper Second Class Honours undergraduate degree from a recognised university or the international equivalent in a quantitative discipline such as:

  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Economics
  • Mathematics

Prerequisite knowledge requirements

Your quantitative experience should typically include topics such as advanced calculus, probability, statistics and linear algebra.

You should use the Quantitative Experience Statement' on the application form to list the most advanced quantitative courses that you have taken in your academic career to date and to provide brief examples of the relevant topics covered by the programme.

Most applicants meet the requirement in one of the following ways:

  • IELTS (academic): A minimum score of 7.0 with minimum scores of 6.5 in all elements.The IELTS indicator test will be accepted for admissions to the 2020/21 academic year.
  • TOEFL iBT: A minimum score of 100 overall with minimum scores of 22 in all elements. The ETS at Home test will be accepted for admission to the 2020/21 academic year.
  • Duolingo English Test: 125 Overall with no less than 115 in any band score.
  • Degree studied in and awarded by an English-speaking country and English language assessed to be proficient via Kira Talent video interview.

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Program content

Autumn term

The programme comprises core modules from a range of subject areas. Taught over three academic terms, you will benefit from a balance between teaching and learning through a mix of lectures, seminars, external speakers, discussions group exercises and case studies.

  • Business Economics, Climate Change and the Environment
  • Financial and Carbon Accounting and Reporting
  • Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change
  • Quantitative Methods
  • The Science of Climate Change

Spring term

  • Clean Technology Investment
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mitigating Climate Change
  • Risk management and Climate Change
  • Sustainable Management and Strategy

Summer term

  • Climate Change and Governance
  • Climate Finance
  • Energy Business and Strategy
  • Innovation in Cleantech and Climate Change Solutions

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the institute website for more information.


The cost of tuition for this program is £34,400 for all students.

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Imperial College Business School

Imperial College Business School
Imperial College London South Kensington Campus
SW7 2AZ London
United Kingdom

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