Master

International Business
Sustainability Management

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • 2-4 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 60-120 ECTS
  • Degree after 1 or 2 years
  • Full time

Business, society and the environment: The Master's in Sustainability Management provides with the necessary skills to establish sustainable and future-oriented strategies in international companies taking into account relevant regulations (ESG).

  • English
  • summer and winter semester
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Your Curriculum
Your Master's in Sustainability Management

In our Master's programme Sustainability Management, you learn how to critically and systematically deal with the constantly changing issues surrounding sustainability. You develop the ability to understand the connections between the economy, society and the environment in an entrepreneurial and professional context and you know how to come up with future-oriented strategies. By dealing with financial mechanisms and other sustainability-relevant regulations (a.o. ESG) during your studies, you understand their importance and learn to apply them in specific business situations.

You learn about digital innovations such as greentech, blockchain and frugal innovation and how to use them to develop sustainable business models - whether in customer relationships, supply chains or human resources. With your degree, you also acquire the communication skills to initiate and accompany change management processes in companies.

Your Prospects
Advance your career in Sustainability Management

With your degree in Sustainability Management, you will become an expert for sustainability, ESG and corporate responsibility topics in globally-operating companies. You recognise problems, know how to analyse them and find future-oriented solutions. So if you want to change the corporate world in a sustainable way, the International Business - Focus on Sustainability Management programme is the right choice for you.

With your knowledge of business development and leadership in combination with sustainability management, you can work in the following positions, among others:

  • Officer for Sustainability and Environmental Management
  • Assistant to the Executive Board with a focus on sustainability
  • Sustainability manager
  • Sustainability and Public Relations Officer
  • Sustainability Consulting Analyst
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Your Curriculum – Sustainability Management 1 year | 60 ECTS

2 Semester 60 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Sustainability Management Challenges and Perspectives 5
  • Leadership for Sustainability & Regulatories of Environmental and Social Management (ESG) 5
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management 5
  • Sustainability Management in Practice & Innovation 5
  • Corporate Governance and Business Ethics 5
  • Research Methods 5
2. Semester
  • Analysing International Business (online) 5
  • Master's Thesis 25

Your Curriculum – Sustainability Management 2 years | 120 ECTS

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester
  • International Business Development and Digital Intelligence 5
  • Global Markets & Finance 5
  • Leading an Intercultural Workforce 5
  • Case Study: Business Development Case or Leading Challenge 5
  • Contracting and Negotiation 5
  • Global Human Resource Management 5
2. Semester
  • Sustainability Management Challenges and Perspectives 5
  • Leadership for Sustainability & Regulatories of Environmental and Social management (ESG) 5
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management 5
  • Sustainability Management in Practice & Innovation 5
  • Corporate Governance and Business Ethics 5
  • Research Methods 5
3. Semester
  • Internship or Global Study Semester 30
4. Semester
  • Analysing International Business (online) 5
  • Master's Thesis 25

Admission requirements
Our requirements

Requirements 2-year option (120 ECTS)

University degree, e.g.

  • min. 3-year Bachelor's degree in business/sustainability (if you do not have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies) OR
  • min. 3-year Bachelor's degree in another area + min. 6 months of relevant work experience in management/business/sustainability

Requirements 1-year option (60 ECTS)

University degree, e.g.

  • 4-year Bachelor's degree in business/sustainability (if you do not have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies) OR
  • 4-year Bachelor's degree in another area + min. 6 months of relevant work experience in management/business/sustainability OR
  • 3.5-year Bachelor's degree in business/sustainability + min. 12 months of relevant work experience in management/business/sustainability OR
  • 3.5-year Bachelor's degree in another area + min. 18 months of relevant work experience in management/business/sustainability OR
  • You have another degree? Contact us

In both options you also need to provide:

  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • Copy of your identity card or passport

Please find our English language requirements here:

  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct entry)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • FCE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required

You don't feel prepared yet? More information about the Academic English Preparation Course

Fees and Funding
Your tuition fees

The tuition fees are as follows:

Citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Switzerland, Western Balkans and Ukraine)

  • 1-year version (2 semesters; 60 ECTS) | EUR 850 / month
  • 2-year version (4 semesters; 120 ECTS) | EUR 800 / month

Citizenship | Non-EU/EEA

  • 1-year version (2 semesters; 60 ECTS) | EUR 6850 / semester
  • 2-year version (4 semesters; 120 ECTS) | EUR 6450 / semester

The amount is fixed for the entire study period.

In addition, an enrolment fee of €500 for EU/EEA students (€900 for non-EU/non-EEA students) is due at the beginning of the course.

Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.

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Application process and deadlines

We are happy to welcome you to SRH Campus Hamburg. This is our application process:

  1. You submit your online application via the SRH application portal
  2. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  3. If the interview is successful, you will receive an acceptance letter and the study contract
  4. You sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You pay the enrolment fee (all students) and – if you are a non-EU/non-EEA student – a EUR 3000 deposit
  6. You receive your letter of admission
  7. You take part in our Welcome Week and then you are good to go!
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  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what is important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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