• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised

Overview

In the BBA in Sustainability Management program offered by the Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) you will learn how to strategically incorporate sustainable practices into every business's operations to provide the extra competitive edge required in today's complex business environment.

Students are exposed to real business operations through regular interaction with the business community and corporate world.

Key facts:

You will develop leadership and intercultural skills and be exposed to practical experience during experiential camps, field trips and visits to international organizations under the careful guidance of experts.

The teaching methodology is predominately interactive based on role-play activities and in-class discussions of cases and videos. You will work on business projects with leading executives in organizations and will be invited to company presentations and conferences. Online resources and electronic communication platforms are utilized to enable paperless classes.

Undergraduate students can choose to take an additional optional year to be guided into your career path and engage in an internship.

Accreditation

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Swiss Private School Register
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    252 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • 33 modules including Experiential Camps and Business Simulations.
  • 9 specialized modules and projects in collaboration with executives

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Students with final grades lower than IB 30 or GPA 2.5 can be accepted on probation depending on results subject by subject.

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Our university welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed their High School Degree. Once you have applied, our admissions team will be in contact with you for any further requirements.

  • Application fee of 150CHF;
  • Photocopy of a valid passport or ID;
  • Official certified transcripts and diplomas of High School Degree or expected grades;
  • CV/Resume indicating both complete education;
  • Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School.

This programme is taught in different countries. Which country are you interested in?

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30996 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15498 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    30996 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15498 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

CHF 16600 per semester (tuition, Gland Campus)

EUR 8700 per semester (tuition, Milan Campus)

Living costs

  • Milano, Italy

    850 - 1450 EUR/month
    Living Costs
  • Gland, Switzerland

    1540 - 2130 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Partial scholarships are offered for our Bachelor Students.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

BBA in Sustainability Management
Visit programme website

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!