MSc in Sustainability & Business Development

MSc International Marketing & Business Development

Entry level 
4-year Bachelor degree (or 3-year with fast track)

RNCP Title
“Manager Développement et Performance Commerciale” level 7*

Durée de formation

1 year, intakes in September and January


100% English

Study mode


Frais de scolarité
Tuition fees

Between €14 500 and €18 000

The MSc in Sustainability & Business Development in detail

The Master of Science in Management is a diploma designed for young graduates looking for a specialization, or for professionals wanting to enhance their skills in a specific field. 

This specialization is designed to give students a critical understanding of best practices for efficient Marketing Strategy in global environments and International Marketing.

Using innovation as leverage, students are immerged in a practical business environment combining start up and blue chip companies.

This MSc instills leadership and management acumen and the associated competences to boost fast career development.

*Titre de Manager développement et performance commerciale délivré par ESGCV-ESGCI, NSF 312p, niveau 7 enregistré au RNCP sous le numéro 36373 par décision du Directeur Général de France Compétences du 25/04/2022

Ambition of the specialization

This specialization encourages students to:

  • create their own career path in a multicultural and supportive environment,
  • develop their understanding of society to identify business opportunities,
  • take into account both Western and emerging markets.


  • International and intercultural faculty
  • IMBD students come from a variety of backgrounds and have a range of professional experiences
  • Teamwork and Peer learning

4 000

Associate professors


18 846

*Paris Business School figures 2023

A word from the Head of specialization


"We will give you the keys to tailor your professional profile and career plans.»

Head of the MSc in Sustainability & Business Development

Program description

Along with broadening their knowledge of Sustainability & Business Development, students learn to master tools, concepts and decision-making methodologies to create value for businesses.

Based on a hands-on approach, students are immerged in the intricacies of agile tactics and strategies and develop skills to become efficient decision makers.

The aim of the MSc in International Marketing & Business Development is to prepare job-ready professionals thanks to a balance of theory and practice.

The interaction with the business ecosystem helps students to gain accurate skills and expertise in order to evolve properly in high volatility sectors.

This program enables students to acquire a concrete vision of the challenges faced by companies and tackle them, opening the door to a promising future in business.

Key Points:

Full immersion in the business ecosystem

Strong links with international companies

Learning with professionals from the field

The hourly course volume for this year is 525 hours for applicants with a 4-year Bachelor and 705 hours for applicants with a 3-year bachelor.

Admission to the MSc International Marketing & Business Development program

To be admitted onto the MSc International Marketing & Business Development program, candidates have to go through an examination procedure

File review

  •  ID photography
  •  Copy of passport or identity card
  •  A copy of high school diploma and any other diploma obtained since high school, with a translation in French if the original is not in English or French
  •  A school certificate for the current academic year (2023/2024) if applicable
  •  Resume and a cover letter
  •  Reference letter from a professor or a former employer, or any relevant person including contact details of the referral
  •  €100 for the application fees (€50 for state scholarship students upon presentation of the notified final decision)

Individual interview

The purpose of this interview is to assess the candidate's motivation and open-mindedness. It also enables us to assess the fit between the candidate's personality, knowledge and the teaching provided at Paris School of Business.

Applicants must hold a 4-year Bachelor degree.

An option for holders of a 3-year degree requires the acquisition of extra credits via a 4-month fast-track program.

Personalized support

We provide personalized support for people with disabilities as well as for athletes, artists and entrepreneurs.

To learn more, please visit our dedicated page.

What to do after the course ?


Professional integration

Graduates are equipped with substantial conceptual and applied Marketing & Business Development knowledge to tackle national and international challenges.

They start their managerial career in positions such as, among others:

   Biz Dev / Business developer
   Business development Manager
   Business development and sales
   Business Developer Consultant
   Manager in business engineering
   Key account manager
   Business Developer International Sales manager / Head of Sales
   Sales Development Representative
   Business contributor
   Development Manager 
   Business engineer / Sales engineer
   Area Manager

The school does not offer any further courses after this diploma.


of success rate for the 2022 class


of students in professional activity created their own business


of students in employment work in France in the 6 months following graduation

Results indicators 2022


of students in employment work abroad in the 6 months following graduation


of students employed 6 months after graduation are on unlimited-term contracts and primarily have managerial status (60%)

How to finance your training?

Tuition fees


The standard duration of the program is one year requiring the candidate to obtain 90 ECTS.

However, if the candidate is admitted with a 3-years Bachelor degree, he or she needs to attend the 4-month fast track program in addition to the 1-year program (90 + 30 = 120 ECTS).

The tuition fees of the MSc program depend on the entry level. ECTS: 90 (4-year Bachelor applicants), 120 (3-year + fast track applicants)

  • Applicants with a 4-year bachelor: €13 575 (90 ECTS)
  • Applicants with a 3-year bachelor: €17 075 (120 ECTS)

The MSc Sustainability & Business Development's pedagogy

Assessment methodology

Tests are organized to validate the knowledge and skills required to obtain the Paris School of Business MSc in Sustainability & Business Development

The organization of the validation of the competences of the referential is articulated around the following modalities:

  • Professional situation exercises
  • Online Business Simulation Game
  • Business Reports
  • Case studies
  • Empirical marketing research reports
  • Professional project
  • Oral group presentations
  • Written and oral assessments
  • Role playing game and professional simulation exercises

Current school year: 2023-2024

Competency targets


The professional certification (or RNCP title) prepared by the Paris School of Business Master of Science in Sustainability & Business Development is made up of skill blocks. To validate their diploma and obtain the associated RNCP title, students must validate each of the skill blocks in the required qualification framework.

If the student does not validate all the blocks required to obtain the professional certification, but does validate all the skills relating to a block, each of these skill blocks will be acquired definitively.

1. Define a Business Development Strategy

2. Deploy and optimize business strategies

3. Manage business development projects

 Supervise activities and sales teams

This program does not offer bridges or equivalence with other training. 

However, full or partial certification is possible (see the RNCP title sheet).

In addition, professional experience may lead to a validation of acquired experience (VAE) upon request sent by e-mail to: 

For more information on the VAE process at PSB, please consult the following page



For any questions regarding the MSc in Sustainability & Business Development Program, please contact the Admissions Department.


Admission Officer MSc Program

Accréditations MSc PSB

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