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Strategy and Design for the Anthropocene

ESC Clermont Business School

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
11500 EUR/year
11500 EUR/year
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The Strategy & Design for the Anthropocene programme of ESC Clermont Business School trains leaders to develop transition policies within organisations wishing to implement ecological redirections policies to effectively address ecological, climatic, legal, social and political constraints.

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During this Strategy and Design for the Anthropocene programme from ESC Clermont Business School , students will also be trained in the processes, methods and techniques that will enable them to design desirable futures within ecological, climatic, legal, social and political constraints. 

Value Proposition

  • Addressing the Anthropocene through the prism of design, integrating the strategy of the humanities and the strategy of organisations.
  • In-depth reframing of issues historically associated with sustainable development and corporate social responsibility.
  • Taking into account the contributions of environmental, climate, and engineering sciences, especially for decision-making and organisational transformation.

Targeted Skills and Competencies

MSc students will acquire new technical and operational skills to initiate transition policies within organisations that wish to implement change by making proactive, rapid and effective ecological redirections. 

They will learn how to set up new forms of investigation to address unusual critical situations: accelerated changes in an ecosystem, collapse of a resource or living environment, situations of scarcity, humanitarian and social crisis, strategic crisis, forward-looking strategies, etc.

Career Opportunities

  • Ecological transition design manager
  • CSR manager
  • Ecological transition consultant
  • Territorial development manager
  • Prospective manager
  • Sustainable development manager

Covid-19 Update:There is no change in the academic calendar. The MSc. programmes will start in October.The programmes will be offered in campus (if the French regulations allow so by then). For students unable to come to France by the start of the academic year (due to lockdown measures or travel restrictions) will have the opportunity to follow the courses initially online (for the totality of the first semester if necessary) and later join the classes on campus whenever they are able to.


The programme is accredited by the CGE (Conférence des Grandes Ecoles).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General introduction
  • Learning Expeditions and Inquiry
  • Introduction to Inquiry
  • Investigating Territories in Critical Ecological Zones
  • New Inquiry Protocols
  • Archiving and Documenting Inquiries Workshop
  • Reports & Narrative of The Anthropocene
  • Introduction to Complex Systems Modelling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application deadline: before august




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students should have completed a 4-year Bachelor degree and should have obtained and official English Language Certification such as TOEFL PBT 550 or equivalent (IELTS, TOEFL IBT, Cambridge English, TOEIC…)
  • As a result of the closure of the exam centers for language tests (TOEFL, TOEIC and IETLS), alternative language evaluation methods are accepted (duolingo online test, medium of instruction certificate or interview).
  • Students that are having difficulties in obtaining some important documents due to the lockdown related to the admissions can obtain conditional offer letters provided that they send those documents at a later time before starting the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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Strategy and Design for the Anthropocene
ESC Clermont Business School