Sustainable Business and Innovation, M.Sc. | Wageningen University and Research | Wageningen, Netherlands
24 months
19600 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
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In the Sustainable Business and Innovation programme at Wageningen University and Research you will acquire knowledge, skills and competencies from both, business science and marketing, to become a manager, marketer or entrepreneur who can lead a sustainable business, contributing to a sustainable future.

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Why this programme?

  • You acquire knowledge and skills, and develop competences suited to be a ‘changemaker’ for sustainability.
  • You understand and develop knowledge on managerial decision-making for necessary innovations and renewal.
  • You gain a multidisciplinary perspective on how companies, markets and sectors, related to agribusiness, change to become part of a more sustainable future.

Future career

“The future looks bright!” – After successfully completing the Master's programme in Sustainable Business and Innovation, a wide range of professional opportunities are open to you, in particular at the crossroads of business and sustainability. As typical "boundary crossers",graduates are being able to work with people from different departments and backgrounds. You can, for example start a Traineeship and later work as a manager or consultant in Commercial Business or a Government department. Or as a researcher or teacher at a university.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Theories and Sustainability
  • Strategic Marketing for Transformation
  • Reflections on Business
  • Leading & Organizing for Sustainability
  • Analytical Methods
  • Philosophy of Management and Economics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

A WUR BSc degree in Management and Consumer Studies, or equivalent.

The norm for this equivalence is ≥30 ECTS in at least one of the following disciplines:

  • Business studies (organisational behaviour)
  • Business economics (accounting, financial management)
  • Decision theory (logistics)
  • Information technology

Of these 30 ECTS, ≥15 ECTS should be covered by either of the following two topics:

  • Management studies (innovation management, strategic management, industrial organisation)
  • Marketing

Additionally, the candidate should have covered:

  • ≥10 ECTS in research methodology including statistics

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 EUR /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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