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Sustainability Leadership and Governance

12 months
19754 USD/year
19754 USD/year
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This Sustainability Leadership and Governance programme from The University of Hong Kong aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to understanding complex sustainability challenges and managing sustainability issues in their daily work.


This programme in Sustainability Leadership and Governance from The University of Hong Kong is designed for individuals, who are keenly aware of the importance of sustainability and those who wish to make a difference within, and contribute to the society and their professional field. 

Learning outcomes

The programme supports the student’s development to be a change agent who can bring a multi-disciplinary expertise to address 21st Century challenges. Whichever functional roles within business, non-profits, or consultancy, students will learn how they can impact business performances in face of societal challenges, through the integration of sustainability principles in decision-making and problem solving processes.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Collaborative governance for low carbon transition
  • Corporate environmental management
  • Decision-making in value chain management
  • Environmental economics and analysis
  • Environmental policy and politics
  • Sustainable and responsible investment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification
  • Satisfy HKU’s English language requirements
  • A minimum of two years of work experience
  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview, either in-person or online via Zoom

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19754 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    19754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19754 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • 1-Year Full Time: HKD 155,000 per year
  • 2-Year Part Time: HKD 77,500 per year

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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