The Master’s programme strongly supports student employability, professional-specific competencies, and academic career progression. The master’s strengthens these aspects through identifying multiple career pathways, aligning learning outcomes to business and civil society stakeholder needs, and fostering of a broad industry-ready skillset.
Four potential postgraduate student pathways (i.e. fields of employment) have been identified:
- sustainable policy and communication roles.
- social innovation and action either within existing companies (intrapreneurship) or via generation of new enterprises (entrepreneurship).
- managers with the ability to deal with complex issues from a sustainability perspective and to advise company senior management on sustainability matters.
- progress further along the academic pathway.
Specific roles that graduates might consider are:
- Sustainability Specialist
- Communications Specialist
- Social Innovation Analyst
- Entrepreneur (Environmental Strategist)
- International Consultant (for enterprises, governmental institutions and NGOs).