Sustainable Business Transition, Master | HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht | Utrecht, Netherlands
12 months
8812 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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Prepare for an amazing journey with real clients, challenges from the work field, top researchers and passionate fellow young professionals with the Sustainable Business Transition program from HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht.

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The state-of-the-art and future-oriented Master Sustainable Business Transition (SBT) at HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht trains you, as the business professional of tomorrow, to work in the new economy. Learn about sustainable change, creativity and technology. Become a transition expert and system thinker who tackles complex problems in the work field. 

Develop sustainable business models, reflect on the ethical impact of technologies, and work with clients on real-life cases. As a transition expert, you help companies innovate in a way that benefits the community and the world.


As a graduate Sustainable Business Transition you are an expert in realising future-oriented, sustainable solutions. Wherever you end up in the international work field, the competences in which we train you are highly relevant for the years to come. With this degree, you can be an independent consultant in transition management, become a Chief Sustainability Officer in-house, improve products in sustainable ways or turn towards the community itself and customer experience.

Programme Structure

  • Module 1: New Economy

In the first module, you specialise in sustainable business development and the circular economy. You learn to develop sustainable solutions for existing companies. You learn to evaluate different sustainable, circular and inclusive business models. 

  • Module 2: Future

In module 2, you’ll look at the ethical and social consequences of business models, and learn to look at the long-term consequences of “Big Tech”. 

  • Module 3: Shared Value

This module offers two courses on the theme shared value, as well as an elective of your choice. 

  • Module 4: Graduate

In the module Graduate, you will have to apply all the competences of SBT in a high-level individual project. You apply the knowledge, ways of working and ways of collaborating that you gathered throughout the programme to your graduation challenge.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Non-EU students who require a visa and residence permit: before 15 June
  • Non-EU students who require a residence permit: before 15 July
  • EU students: 31 July
  • Students living in the Netherlands (Dutch or foreign nationality): 31 August


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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you want to start with the Master SBT, you need to have a Bachelor’s degree in the economic domain. Do you have an accredited Bachelor's degree from a different domain? Then you need at least 60 credits in courses taken in the economic domain, such as business, entrepreneurship and/or management.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8812 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8812 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Utrecht

900 - 1450 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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