MSc in Sustainable Global Business

Empowering Leaders for a Sustainable Future

This MSc in Sustainable Global Business programme (1 year full-time or 2 years part-time) is designed to provide comprehensive training to graduates and industry professionals who are aspiring to lead in the evolving landscape of sustainability. It equips them with the necessary knowledge and skills to manage and address complex sustainability challenges from a strategic management perspective, as well as drive positive impact in organisations and beyond.

Interdisciplinary Curriculum and Flexible Course Selection
You will have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of elective courses, including ESG management, finance, supply chain, psychology and biotechnology. You can customise your course load balancing managerial and technical courses based on individual needs and interests.

Experiential and Diverse Industry Learning with a Global Outlook
You will gain in-depth insights into the ESG and sustainability practices of leading industries, both locally and globally, enabling you to become versatile problem solvers with international perspectives.

Programme Advisory Committee See curriculum
The SGB programme established an Advisory Committee comprising seasoned professionals and experts in the field of sustainability and related areas such as ESG. Members of this Committee are charged with steering the direction of the programme and ensuring the calibre and relevance of course content. The Committee also facilitates access to career opportunities, projects and mentorship programmes.

Members of the Advisory Committee include companies from the Bank of China, China Overseas Land & Investment, Galaxy Entertainment Group, Geely Automobile Holdings, Henderson Land Development, Kerry Properties, MTR Corporation, New World Development Company, SGS Hong Kong, Sino Group, SME Sustainability Society, Sun Hung Kai Properties, Sustainability Professional Association, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Vitasoy International.

Pave Your Career →See careers
We offer personalised career coaching and counselling services to help you realise your potential and achieve your goals. You will learn about job opportunities through company visits, recruitment talks, career fairs and mentorships.

The largest business alumni network in Hong Kong
As a student of CUHK Business School, you will have access to our global network of 40,000+ diverse, active and influential alumni. We offer opportunities to build friendships and mentorships among students and alumni as part of our commitment to nurturing business leaders with an Asian focus and a global vision.

Our alumni network includes:
12 Alumni Associations
7 Alumni Chapters and Networks
59 Alumni representatives in 26 countries/regions
Join our community and get connected with our alumni network!

Key Facts

Programme Duration
Full-time: 12 months
Part-time: 24 months

Entry requirements
– A bachelor’s degree with Second Class honours or achieving an average grade of B from a recognized university, or an equivalent professional qualification.
– English language proficiency.


  • GMAT / GRE scores are not mandatory, but a good GMAT / GRE score will strengthen the application


  • Preferably with 3 years of post-qualification full-time work experience

Application is OPEN!


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Important Notes:
• CUHK Business Master’s accepts GMAT Focus Edition for fulfilling the GMAT requirement for admission to the 2024/25 intake and onwards.
• The Verbal Reasoning score of GMAT Focus Edition takes effect to fulfil the English language requirements for admission. For details, please visit the CUHK Graduate School website.
• The previous edition of the GMAT exam is also recognized for both GMAT and English language requirements, with a validity of five years from the test date.