Sustainability Management

As Master of Engineering in Sustainability Management you will lead and support the deployment of sustainable technologies and organisational change processes for organisations. You create and maintain networks for organisational collaboration for environmentally and socially responsible businesses.

Degree Master of Engineering (Sustainability Management)
Extent and duration: 60 credits ECTS | 2 years
Location: Online
Hosting University: Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Starting in Autumn 2024
Application period: 7 – 12 August 2024
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Lead sustainability transition in business 

Degree Programme in Sustainability Management provides you with expertise required to meet the corporate sustainability challenges and requirements. You will gain compentence in finding sustainable solutions, enhancing process and product sustainability, and leading the sustainability efforts of your company.

You will learn to lead complex development processes and conduct corporate sustainability reporting. This includes how to estimate and reduce carbon footprint, adapt business practices to changing climate, and assess risks and opportunities related to climate change.

You will study online: During your studies you will network with international students and companies in case studies and thesis work. You will create networks and partnerships among SME’s. The core strength of studying for professional master’s degree is that you can connect all your study projects in your own work and professional development. 

To study professional master’s degree you need a bachelor’s degree in relevant field (engineering, natural resources, natural sciences) and minimum of two years of professional experience in working life. 

Career opportunities

As a sustainability management professional you will be in charge of corporate sustainability and promote new practices both within and between organizations. Especially, small and medium size businesses will be in need of your expertise. You may work as

  • Sustainability Manager
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Manager
  • Supply-Chain Manager
  • Energy Service Manager
  • Environmental Manager
  • Climate Specialist
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Sustainability Lecturer (if pedagogical background)
  • Research, Development and Innovation Specialist
  • Development Manager