MSc in Sustainable Change

Create positive sustainable change for individuals, organisations, and the world

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Degree

Master of Science

Campus

Marseille

Language

English

Format

Full time

Entrance

September

Admission level

Degree

Bachelor's degree

Master's Degree

Overview

In a perpetually changing world, companies need people who master not only the concepts and tools of business as usual, but also understand the complexity of social, environmental and economic ecosystems, emerging trends, and anticipate, or initiate, changes in society. These individuals must be adaptable, resilient and create value for their company and society.
This MSc enables individuals to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to make informed decisions to build a sustainable future - creating positive sustainable change for individuals, organisations, and the world.

The Master in Sustainable Change is designed to help students develop the mind-set, skills, and knowledge to navigate through complex and changing times. We combine the ideas of sustainable change and business logic, and support students as they focus on their passion and values – enabling them to develop a career combining sustainability with what they love.

The programme is accredited by CGE (Conférence des Grandes Écoles).

Why choose this programme?

Innovative Pedagogy

  • Experiential learning by using real life projects and experiencing sustainability both inside and outside of the classroom
  • Applied knowledge: skills developed are those inspired by the needs and standards of the international (business) community

Individualised programme

The programme can be individualised with elective courses to enable each student realise their vision of sustainable change: be it in a company, by starting or working in a social enterprise or through academic research.

Connections to the business world

KEDGE Business School has a wide and varied corporate, associative and Alumni network which includes local, national and international members. Regular networking events, company visits and live case studies will be integral to the programme.

Unique location

The campus is in the National Park “The Calanques”, South of France. It includes land, sea, urbanised areas, and offers a rich ground for understanding sustainability in a variety of genuine content.

Career coaching

Students will benefit from career seminars and events such as job days, as well as personal career coaching with professionals from the business world.

International programme

All our courses are taught in English. The materials used in class (business simulations, case studies) cover issues from international business, ensuring a global vision of CSR.

Study trips

You will attend two one-week study trips, one in Paris where you will work with a company on a topic, and one in Bordeaux where you will discover the place of sustainability in the business of wine and supply chains.

Genuine societal experiences through an internship or corporate project and research dissertation

A full-time 4 to 6-month internship within a corporate or associative structure will enable students to engage as actual change agents

The Corporate Project confronts students with challenges faced by organisations today, and obliges them to analyse and find solutions

The research dissertation has students incorporate theoretical learning and real-life experiences to advance academic and managerial thinking

Examples of internship positions available:
•    Impact Journalism Day Coordinator
•    Sustainable Development Assistant
•    Assistant CSR Project Manager
•    Assistant Sustainable Development Project Manager
•    CSR Project Officer
•    CSR Project Manager
•    CSR Mission Officer
•    Community action Officer

Skills developed

Learn how to become a change maker

Understand sustainability in a personal, business and global context

Have the skills to create sustainable value

Have the tools and the competencies to assess corporate sustainability and sustainable performance

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