Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

After graduation

Master Global Sustainable Business Management

After graduating from the Master's programme Global Sustainable Business Management you'll be awarded the title Master of Science (MSc). This programme lends itself to those interested in careers with an international management angle and this broad subject base will position you to compete for graduate trainee roles across a range of organisations.

Professional roles

Thanks to the specialist modules such as Organising for Sustainable Transition and Responsible Leadership, you will gain a particular edge in areas related to sustainability, responsible and ethical business, including leadership competences making you stand out in the graduate job market.

Job opportunities span across the private sector in SMEs and MNCs, social enterprises, public sector and civil society and non-profit governmental organisations. Graduates may also start up their own social enterprise.

Examples of professional roles include:

  • KPMG Manager Sustainability Strategy, mid-level
  • Booking.com Communications Manager – Sustainability, senior level
  • Innocent Safety and Sustainability Manager, mid-senior level
  • BASF Sustainability Manager Benelux, senior level
  • Accenture Supply Chain, Operations & Sustainability Strategy Manager, mid-senior level

The programme will also support your aspiration for further study towards a postgraduate research degree such as an MPhil, PhD and Professional Doctorate.

Whatever you decide to do, you will have the transferable skills that employers expect from a Master’s graduate. These include the ability to tackle complex issues through conceptualisation and undertaking research, the ability to contribute to new processes and knowledge, and the ability to formulate balanced judgements when considering incomplete or ambiguous data.

Title and diploma

Upon graduation, the programme Global Sustainable Business Management confers the title of Master of Science (MSc), at level 7 of the Dutch Qualification Framework (NLQF).

The Master's programme Global Sustainable Business Management is registered with the Education Executive Agency (DUO), under code number 70218. The official name (the 'CROHO name') of this programme, as registered with DUO, is “Global Sustainable Business Management”.

The Master's programme is accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). For more information of what this accreditation entails, visit the NVAO website .

You can find more information on CROHO names and the programme's accreditation at the NVAO website.

If you have any questions on this topic, please contact the Service & Information Centre, by calling +31 20 525 6777, or by emailing international@hva.nl.

Published by  Faculty of Business and Economics 3 May 2021