Master's Sustainable Business and Innovation

The world faces huge sustainability challenges and must rely for an important part on business to address these. To meet these challenges, firms and markets need to transform, realizing organizational renewal, making effective use of data‐driven and smart innovations, and re‐aligning with partners in global and local value chains. This MSc program offers you forefront insights from business sciences and marketing, providing a multi‐disciplinary perspective on how firms, farms, markets and sectors can transform to be part of sustainable solutions. You acquire knowledge, skills, and competencies to become an academic in management, marketing, or entrepreneurship that can run a business beyond the usual, making change for a sustainable future.

Why this programme?

  • This two year programme focusses on the future of sustainable business with agri and food as the primary field of attention.
  • You get to understand innovation and transformation at all relevant business levels.
  • You learn to approach business in an inter‐disciplinary manner, related to food, environmental or agricultural sciences.
  • You study business science for impact.

Study programme of MSc Sustainable Business and Innovation

This is a two years programme, including a hands-on Consultancy course, an Internship and a Major thesis. If you want to know more, check the Study Programme

Application and admission

If you have a BSc in Business Science or in Life Science with Business Science courses in your programme you might be eligible for this master. Check Admission and Application for more information.

Student experiences

The best way to get to know a place is by getting to know the people. Students share their experiences with you about the master's programme and student life in Wageningen on the page Student experiences.

I like studying here and the possibility they give you to choose your own path and route.
Student Marjolein

Future career

Typically graduates of the master's Sustainable Business and Innovation end up in connecting ‘spider in a web’ roles, being able to work with people from different departments and backgrounds. As a graduate you have various career opportunities. You can, for example start a Traineeship and later work as a Manager or Consultant in Commercial Business or a Government department. Or as a researcher or teacher at a university. For some examples see Future Career