MSc Management for Sustainable Business


Better interactions with society and environment: our decisions of today will have an impact on tomorrow. Faced with the urgency of the current global social and environmental challenges, business owners and professionals must be able to understand, integrate and meet the increasing demands of all of the involved parties.

Adopt a global vision: this programme will train you to think with diversity and creativity; to contribute to establishing a transformational and regenerative future through projects constructed in collaboration with both local and international partners.

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Key Information

Degree Earned: Master of Science

Language: English

Duration: 24 months, full-time

Programme Start: September

Eligibility See Admissions Pathways for full eligibility requirements, programme options and tuition


The MSc in Management for Sustainable Business is a pioneering programme with the ideal combination of theoretical and experience-based teaching, covering the major real-world challenges and multi-sector professional environments.

The MSc in Management for Sustainable Business is an essential programme for:

  • Exploring the complex issues and decisions to be made to cover social, environmental and economic objectives when faced with uncertain situations;
  • Developing holistic, inclusive and sustainable strategies for businesses;
  • Developing the skills necessary for innovation, creation and change
  • Acquiring the technical expertise required for CSR certification, auditing, reporting and impact measurement, such as the circular economy and social financing
  • Evolving business models to better integrate sustainable development and the interests of all stakeholders


In addition to technical skills and expertise, the course also includes essential behavioural subjects such as personal development, critical thinking, flexibility and empathy with a specific accent placed on collaborative work.

You will play an active role in your training by contributing to real-world projects, participating in stimulating case study sessions and on-going personal development approaches.

Here are some examples of courses taught in the MSc Management for Sustainable Business:

  • Responsible Strategy: identify the opportunities and risks raised by social and environmental issues; evaluate the three performance areas: social, ecological and economical.
  • CSR auditing, certification and communication: understanding the standards that make up modern CSR and their diversity depending on whether they are issued by governments, NGOs or businesses; learn to communicate about CSR and critically evaluate such communications.
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Master in Managent and MSc programmes: 

  • Proficiency in English
  • 3-year degree in any field


See Admissions Pathways for full eligibility requirements.

You may begin your online application at any time; you can save it and make changes before submitting. Admissions are open until the programme is full; however, we strongly recommend applying by the early application deadline of 31 January for the September intake.


See Admissions Pathways for a full list of required documents, and detailed admissions process.

2-year MSc programme (all specialisations) 

  • €25,000

2-year Master in Management programme (including MSc specialisation)

  • €33,000


Study abroad option*

For study abroad and summer terms, additional tuition fees may be applied by partner institutions according to the number of credit hours taken. If additional tuition fees apply, these fees will be paid directly to the partner institutions.

*Available to Master in Management students only.

There are a range Audencia scholarships you may be eligible for, as well as an extensive number of external scholarships. 


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Please contact us if you have any questions.