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Leadership, Sustainability & Innovation

23 June - 7 July

Develop your leadership skills and sense of entrepreneurship as you work to fix real issues with local businesses and Non-Governmental Organisations. You'll work in small teams to develop an appreciation of sustainability and innovation, as well as engage with entrepreneurs and businesses on this highly interactive programme. 

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Week 1

You’ll explore theoretical practices and responsibilities of leadership through lectures and workshops. Field trips willhelp you make sense of the theories and learning from the classroom and you will begin to work in a team on a live project to explore the scope for sustainability innovation within an organisation.

Week 2

There will be lectures, workshops, field trips and project sponsor visits covering sustainability innovation and integrated sustainable development goals. You’ll also present your recommendations to your clients on the final day in a project showcase event.


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Students who complete this course are awarded 15 LU / 4 US / 8 ECTS credits.

This summer school will be assessed through three methods:

+ 50%: Individual reflective assignment (2,500 words) completed post programme
+ 40%: Group client report (4,000 words)
+ 10%: Peer assessments of project showcase event

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This 2 week programme costs £2,656. This fee covers 

  • tuition
  • accommodation
  • most meals

Please note there may be extra living costs, such as if you opt in to additional trips or eat out.

Find the cost breakdown here.

Lancaster University Global Summer Schools

Global Experiences, Welcome Centre, Bowland College, Lancaster University LA1 4YT


T: +44 (0)1524 595052