Blekinge Institute of Technology
Master's in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability (MSLS)
The Master's in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability (MSLS) Programme is a 10-month transformational Master's programme in Karlskrona, Sweden that focuses on advancing students' knowledge, skills, and global networks in order to build their capacity to be a strategic leader in the co-creation of thriving, sustainable societies.
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Master's Programme in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, 60 CREDITS
Lead change that creates successful organisations that contribute to sustainable development of society.
Leaders that create change - for success and sustainability
Become a leader who strengthens organisations and promotes sustainable development of society. You will study how to use scientifically founded methodology to contribute to sustainable development by enabling change in complex systems.
In order to fulfil programme requirements regarding the working experience, you need to attach an employer certificate (in Swedish or in English). Please find a template certificate here
An education for change
- Strategic Planning for Sustainability, 7,5 credits
- Innovation for Sustainability, 5 credits
- Leading in Complexity, 10 credits
- Strategic Sustainable Development, 12,5 credits
- Research Methodology for Sustainability, 5 credits
- Master's Thesis (60 credits) in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, 20 credits
This one-year Master's programme in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability aims to educate leaders capable of supporting sustainable development of society in a way that strengthens their own organisation. The programme is built around two themes: - strategic sustainable development and leading in complexity.
Strategic sustainable development
Here you learn how to support a transition to global sustainability by creating and implementing economically beneficial development of products, systems, organisations and societies. You learn about the challenges and opportunities of sustainable development, and about a scientifically and practically validated methodology for strategic sustainable development.
Leading in complexity
Here you learn how to handle complexity in a respectful way and enable change efficiently. You explore the complexity in both social change and in your own leadership. You learn about a scientifically and practically validated methodology for leading in complexity to be able to lead collaborations that enable an attractive sustainable future.
The programme consists of 60 credits Master of Science (Sv. Filosofie kandidatexamen) within the main field of study Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability (Sv. Strategiskt ledarskap för hållbar utveckling), and leads to a two-year Master's degree.
Admission, degree and goals
Students who apply for a course or programme and meet the general and specific entry requirements, compete with one another for available places. When there are more qualified applicants than there are places for an education, the places are distributed through a selection.
The selection is made according to selection method 1. Read about the selection procedure here
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About Blekinge Institute of Technology
BTH's task is to contribute to a more sustainable societal development through higher education, research, and innovation. BTH conducts education and research in fields in which society has major needs.
Through international excellence, we contribute to digital and sustainable transformation. As an institute of technology, we have a responsibility and a unique opportunity to make our contribution to both regional and national competitiveness and to global sustainability.
External engagement with wider society and the private sector contributes to making us more attractive and ensuring that our education and research maintain high quality and relevance.
Welcome to BTH and the MSLS programme!