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Master's in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability (MSLS)

Degree awarded
The programme consists of 60 credits and leads to a two-year Master's degree.
- Master of Science (60 credits)
- Main field of study: Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability



Address
Blekinge Institute of Technology
Valhallavagen 1
371 41 Karlskrona
Sweden

Telephone
+46 (0) 455-38 50 00

E-mail address
msls.admissions(at)bh.se



Type of course
Full Time

Language of tuition
English

Length of course
10 months

Date of commencement
28 August 2023

Application deadline
16 January 2023

Class size
50+

Cost / fees
EU/EEA citizens: no tuition fees
Non-EU/EEA citizens: 120 000 SEK for entire MSLS Programme period

Student grants / Financial assistance
BTH scholarship
StratLeade scholarship

Student profile
1. Ratio of National / International students: national 6%, international students: 94% as of 2022
2. Ratio of Men / Women: men 27,27%, women 72,72% as of 2022
3. Age range: ca. 20+ up to 60+

Admission requirements
Applicants having a bachelor's degree, English 6 and relevant work experience (internship, volunteer service, full or part time work, extra-curricular activity) over the course of at least 6 months that demonstrates your experience with social and/or environmental sustainability. In order to fulfil the programme requirements regarding work experience, you need to attach an employer certificate (in Swedish or in English). Please find a template certificate here.

Specific eligibility in the English language from upper secondary school for non-Swedish students: TOEFL 575/90; IELTS 6.5 no section below 5.5, or University of Cambridge and Oxford tests.

Programme Director
Dr. Merlina Missimer



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.

Apply for this programme now.

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.

Programme courses
  • 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
Programme content

An education for change

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.

Degree

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.

Visit the Master's Programme in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability page on the Blekinge Institute of Technology website for more details.


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!