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MSc Green Tech & Sustainable Societies

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 14.8 k / program Foreign:$ 14.8 k / program Deadline: Jul 18, 2022
StudyQA ranking:567 Duration:1 year

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While existing technologies have yet to help solve the earth’s environmental challenges, emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and the proliferation of big data hold enormous promises to help humanity achieve more sustainable and inclusive societies.

The MSc Green Tech & Sustainable Societies aims to prepare students to become responsible leaders of tomorrow’s world. Join an innovative learning ecosystem that will enable you to think critically, using both your hard and soft skills to evaluate and design practices, technologies, and systems that bring sustainable solutions to communities and organisations.

Fast-paced curriculum

Professors at BSB continuously adapt their teaching methods and curriculum to keep up with the fast pace of change in today’s society. Classwork is often enhanced through case studies, workshops, field trips, conferences, and guest lectures.

Semester 1

  • Sustainable Development Policies -  Sustainable development goals and targets, environmental standards, environmental and development-related challenges, The European Green Deal, contemporary politics of global environmental and development changes.
  • Sociology of Global Development and Sustainability -  Environmental sociology, classical and modern social analysis, contemporary sociological perspectives on global development, global sustainability and environmental sociology.
  • Culture and Sustainable Development - Identity, civilisation, territorial issues, inclusion.
  • Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility -  Performance metrics, stakeholders’ perceptions, local impact, sustainable governance, inclusion policies, managing external parties.
  • Sustainable Consumption - Responsible consumer dynamics and sustainable consumption.
  • Creativity and Innovation Management - Design thinking, sprint design, management of creativity teams, organisational agility, knowledge management, strategic management of innovation, disruptive innovation theory.
  • Managing NGOs - Non-Governmental Organisation’s financial and administrative supervision, community development, environment awareness, management of information, issue-based campaigns, social-cultural perspectives and inclusion, leadership skills.

Semester 2

  • Green Product Design - Sustainable production, materials for green product design, prototype techniques, life cycle thinking and principles, sustainability frameworks.
  • Green and Sustainable Finance - Socially responsible investments, decarbonisation of investment portfolios, ESG factors, blended finance, The Global Impact Investment Network, impact management.
  • Environmental Communications - Sustainability communications, greenwashing reduction, social marketing, stakeholder engagement and persuasion, media relations, green branding and green labels, public engagement, green activism.
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Green Tech Challenge - Theory of change, assessment of green tech opportunities, market and industry analysis, fourth sector business models, sustainable business planning, fundraising a green tech business project.
  • Renewable Energy and Clean Technologies - Current global energy use, energy conversion technologies, the Smart Grid, analysis of the different types of renewable energies (wind, bio, solar, waterpower, geothermal), integration in industrial sectors, politics and social policy.
  • Ethics of Technology - Introduction to business ethics, responsibility and accountability in technology, ethics of new technologies, case studies of moral and legal issues in technology.
  • Green Tech Trip - Field trip (2021: Geneva/Zurich) to witness the sustainable development issues of other countries and to study the measures already implemented or those to be developed.

Entry requirements

Academics

Applicants should have a non-French Bachelor’s degree in any field (3 or 4 years) or 240 ECTS.

Language

  • IELTS: 6.0
  • TOEIC: 750
  • TOEFL IBTL: 74
  • Duolingo: 95

Tuition fees for the MSc Green Tech & Sustainable Societies is €14,000. This rate is guaranteed throughout your course and is all-inclusive covering tuition, academic support, campus facilities, conferences and field trips.

Scholarships for international students

For the September 2022 intake we are offering 25 merit-based scholarships for talented students coming from all around the world.

  • 18 Silver Scholarships (25% reduction of tuition fees)
  • 7 Gold Scholarships (50% reduction of tuition fees)

The sooner you apply, the greater your chances

Be quick - 80% of our scholarships will be awarded each month from December to April. Get your application in before the next deadline:

  • 15 December 2021
  • 14 January 2022
  • 15 February 2022
  • 15 March 2022
  • 15 April 2022

The remaining 20% of BSB's scholarships will be allocated on a rolling basis between 16 April and 15 June.

What you will learn

  • Globalisation challenges
  • Global sustainable supply chain management
  • Business intelligence and strategy
  • Sustainable practices in small and mid-sized enterprises
  • International human resource management
  • Contemporary managerial philosophies
  • Corporate governance and managerial ethics
  • International consulting projects
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