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Corporate Environmental Governance, M.S.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #25 (QS) ,
This programme in Corporate Environmental Governance offered by The University of Hong Kong equips students with the necessary skills and techniques to deal with the challenges of sustainable development from a business perspective, as well as an appreciation of the wider context of globalisation, social responsibility and market issues. 


The experience is especially relevant for those already in business management who wish to learn more about material issues affecting business decision-making as a result of the pressing issues related to climate change impacts, resource constraints and changing public attitudes.  

The programme in Corporate Environmental Governance at The University of Hong Kong provides a series of courses that address contemporary theories and practices concerning the integration of environmental, governance and social issues into business strategy. 

It is aimed at students who want to not only work in the field of: environmental management and policy; corporate social responsibility and reporting; ESG management or consultancy, but for those also looking to develop their career through the integration of sustainability performance in to their chosen profession. 

Programme Structure

  • This programme is aimed at those who want to make a difference within, and a contribution to, the professional field they choose to follow through the integration of sustainability principles and problem solving. 
  • Whichever functional role within business, or NGO, or consultancy, students will learn how they can impact business performance in the face of sustainability challenges. 
  • The program supports the development of a workforce that can bring the earth sciences and business decision-making expertise together to address society’s 21st Century challenges.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part Time (normally two years, up to a maximum of three years, including classes on evenings and weekends)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution with relevant work experience, or an equivalent qualification. Work experience can include internships and recognised project work.
  • It is preferred that candidates have two or more years of related work experience in order to be more prepared for the demands of the programme. 
  •  Applicants who do not meet the above admission requirements may in exceptional circumstances be permitted to register if they demonstrate preparation for studies at this level and satisfy the examiners in a qualifying interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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