• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The MBA in Sustainability Management offered by Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) is a program for students who aim to achieve hands-on experience to satisfy the international requirements for sustainability management.

SUMAS students are constantly engaged in practice-oriented projects that are guided by academics, consultants and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.

SUMAS students can choose to take a second optional year and engage in an internship in a corporation or an international organization.

Specifically, at the end of the program students will be able to

  • To demonstrate awareness of concepts of sustainability management and responsible investment 
  • Autonomously manage the complexities of sustainability practices in organizations 
  • To find innovative solutions for complex business challenges through the use of a holistic approach 
  • Take decisions applying both quantitative and qualitative tools

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Innovation: Energy, Water & Materials 
  • Operations Management and Supply Chain: Green Production 
  • International Business and Biodiversity
  • Project Management With Partners: Green Corporate Strategy and Policy 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Our university welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed a Bachelors degree. Once you have applied, our admissions team will be in contact with you for any further requirements.

  • Application fee of CHF 200
  • Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor's studies, with certified translation (if not originally in English)
  • CV/Resume indicating both complete education and any work experience in reverse chronological order.
  • Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School.
  • Photocopy of valid passport or ID
  • Two passport photographs

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35496 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    35496 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Total Tuition Fee: 39,545 CHF

Living costs for Gland

  • 1540 - 2130 CHF/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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