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Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership

Applications for 2017 entry have now closed and late applications will not be considered. To register your interest for 2018 entry please email

Exploring leadership responses to sustainability challenges and opportunities

The Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership is a leading accredited University of Cambridge postgraduate degree. This programme attracts high-calibre candidates from a wide variety of sectors and countries. Both academic excellence and leadership on sustainability are prioritised in the competitive selection process, and in the design and delivery of the programme.

The interdisciplinary Master's is offered in association with the Departments of ArchitectureEngineeringGeographyLand Economy and the Judge Business School.

The programme is delivered on a part-time basis over two years, making it an ideal choice for participants who intend to continue in full-time employment. Likewise, students do not need to be UK- or Cambridge-based.

The Master’s programme develops further the highly successful format used for the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s portfolio of programmes, including The Prince of Wales’s Business and Sustainability Programme. In addition, it potentially provides an opportunity for alumni of our Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business (PCSB) and the Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Value Chains to further advance their learning.

The Master’s typically attracts candidates who wish to formalise their credentials as sustainability professionals, advisers or consultants. We are also the first choice for mainstream business leaders seeking to gain a better understanding of sustainability risks and opportunities and how to respond to these. We likewise appeal to leaders from the not-for-profit or public sectors who wish to work together with the private sector to address sustainability challenges.