MSc - Circular Economy and Sustainable Innovation (MSc)


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The award

How long you will study
13 Months

Domestic course fees
EUR 12400 per total

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
EUR 13900 per total

All study options

About MSc - Circular Economy and Sustainable Innovation at Esdes Lyon Business School

The MSc, Master of Science Circular Economy & Sustainable innovation aims to train professionals in the circular economy capable of defining a strategy for transforming the business model of a company or an organization by proposing innovative and sustainable solutions, in accordance with the concepts and challenges of the circular economy. The program develops the necessary skills for the successful completion of activities related to the targeted positions (CE consultant, CE project manager, etc.).


  • Develop an innovative circular economy strategy
  • Implement the strategy of circularization
  • Evaluate the performance and the societal and environmental impacts
  • Initiate and support change
  • Mobilize and produce highly specialized knowledge



  • 13 months program (470h), 90 ECTS
  • Core classes and electives, in class program within multicultural spirit
  • A permanent faculty at the forefront of research and working professionals from leading companies in the field of the circular economy
  • 4 months internship
  • Corporate based case study to experiment new competencies acquired
  • Final thesis based on field observation during the internship for a ready-to-use management recommendation



  • Manager in circular economy ;
  • Consultant in sustainable development strategy and/or circular economy ;
  • Functionality economy strategy manager ;
  • Territorial animator specialized in Territorial Industrial Ecology (TIE) ;
  • Consultant in TIE.

Degree: Master of Science

Duration: 13 months

Professional experience during the program: Consultancy project and 4-month internship

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study13 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 12400 per totalInternational course feesEUR 13900 per total

Notes about fees for this course


€12.400 E.U. / €13.900 non E.U.

* 2022-2023 rates

Entry requirements


The candidate must currently be finishing or have already completed 240 ECTS or equivalent, in France or abroad: BBA or M1 in the fields of engineering sciences, management, humanities and social sciences, design or scientific and technological fields.

After receiving the application, including supporting documents, the admissions board will review the complete file. Candidates will then be invited for a personal interview online and in English.

After the interview, the final admission results will be communicated by email.


Documents required for your application:

  • Application file
  • photocopy of identity document ;
  • CV + cover letter ;
  • photocopy of the baccalaureate or equivalent;
  • any post-baccalaureate diplomas already obtained;
  • all transcripts of grades obtained during the years of higher education;
  • proof of English level B2 or English-speaking student or 2 years of courses 100% in English;
  • application fee.

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