Master in Sustainable Development Management (MSDM)

Study Discipline: Business Administration
Study Programme Details
City: Sunway
Country: Malaysia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Summer Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Master in Sustainable Development Management (MSDM), designed to cultivate a new generation of multidisciplinary practitioners. This program transcends traditional boundaries, fostering adeptness in management and problem-solving through analytics and systems thinking, all guided by a commitment to global sustainability concerns.


The MSDM program is a trailblazer, aiming to empower students with essential management skills and acumen. With a dedicated focus on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the curriculum encompasses a spectrum of subjects, including corporate sustainability strategies, social entrepreneurship, finance and sustainability, sustainable management and operations, as well as economics and development.

Admission Requirements

  • IELTS: 6.0 / CEFR: B2
  • TOEFL: PBT (550) or IBT (75)
  • Cambridge English (Advanced): 180 / CEFR: B2 or Cambridge English (Proficiency): 180 / CEFR: C1
  • PTE Academic: 50
  • Malaysian University English Test: Band 4
  • A bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, or equivalent from a recognised Institution of Higher Education, as accepted by the University’s Senate; or
  • A bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00 or its equivalent qualifications can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years of working experience in a relevant field; or
  • Any other equivalent professional qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government.
  • Earth’s Climate System
  • Economics of Sustainability Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Development
  • Sustainable Management and Operations
  • Finance and Sustainability
  • Corporate Sustainability Strategies
  • Global Foundation Course: Introduction to Sustainable Development
  • Research Methods
  • Research Project I
  • Research Project II

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Future Career Outcomes

Graduates from this programme will use their knowledge and skills to generate solutions in their own organisations or sectors, or they may embark on new career paths. Whether innovators, social entrepreneurs, educators, consultants, political leaders, civil society activists, writers, or policymakers, they will be agents of change for a better world.

Visa Requirements:

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