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Sustainability (MSc Business Economics)

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The Sustainability track offers a broad perspective on sustainability. You will learn evidence-based economic policies and business strategies that achieve sustainability in practice. This is one of the tracks you can opt for in the MSc Business Economics.

Why choose Sustainability?

  1. Make your skill set future-proof and focus on the most relevant societal challenges of today. Learn how to design policies and lead companies that achieve economic prosperity while fostering environmental protection, and the harmonious development of our communities.
  2. Gain a solid analytical background in both Economics and Business sciences, with a balanced combination of theory, data analysis, and practical applications. 
  3. Learn from professors from the Amsterdam School of Economics and the Amsterdam Business School and work under the supervision of faculty actively involved in cutting-edge research on sustainability themes of highest societal relevance.
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Career prospects

Graduates of the Sustainability track of the Master’s programme in Business Economics have excellent job prospects in a variety of private and public organisations, such as:

  • consultancy;
  • economic policy;
  • strategic planning;
  • sustainability office;
  • academic career, NGOs, and research.
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Is the Master's in Business Economics for you?

This interdisciplinary Master’s track is open to excellent and motivated students with a Bachelor’s in Economics, Business, Climate Science, or related disciplines. It also helps if you show evidence of branching out into other fields of study relevant to sustainability. The basic entry requirements are:

  • Sufficient knowledge in Econometrics or Statistics.
  • At least one of the following courses (or their equivalent): Microeconomics, Behavioural Economics, Game Theory, Environmental Economics, Sustainable Business.
  • Students will also benefit if they have conducted an empirical research project (Bachelor's thesis or equivalent).

Are you an ambitious student, but do you not yet meet the admission requirements for the Master’s programme? Start our pre-Master’s programme in September and gain all the necessary knowledge and skills to start your Master's.

Explore all MSc Business Economics tracks

Sustainability is one of the tracks you can opt for in our Master's in Business Economics.

Facts & Figures
Degree programme MSc Business Economics
Mode Full-time
Credits 60 ECTS ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 60901
Location Roeterseiland campus