Professional Master in Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)

The program focuses on risk management, organizational sustainability, innovation leadership, and social impact.
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PM-ESG is a qualified programagainst which employers can standardize the recruitment of ESG professionals. Compared to peer offerings, PM-ESG scores high for competitiveness, value-for-money, ease of access, and internationality.

PM-ESG’s curriculum is built on the foundations of risk management, organizational sustainability, innovation leadership, and social impact, augmented by direct practical exposure and case-based peer learning facilitated by experienced practitioners drawn from AIT alumni and the Yunus Academia Network worldwide.

Outstanding values

ESG management is emerging as a portfolio practical approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) values, and Sustainability principles, viewed from a Risk Management Perspective.

From entry-level data and compliance documentation to responding to process-level challenges confronting business growth for managing risk in the boardroom.

ESG careers are opening in risk management, strategic planning, policy analysis, social impact, and business innovation. PM-ESG is offered by the AIT School of Management for students to earn a master's qualification without having to interrupt their careers. PM-ESG is attractive for employers because they can invest in building the ESG capacity of key management and staff, without having to displace employees.


PM-ESG is a 30-credit program that full-time students can complete in one academic year. To graduate, students complete eight 3-credit course modules and a 6-credit practicum and final project. Module topics are chosen for relevance to emerging ESG trends, strategic value for employers, and practical applicability to real-life challenges.

  • Course 1: Corporate Governance, Fair Operating Practices and Government Relations
  • Course 2: ESG Value Chain Risk Management
  • Course 3: Environmental Management and Climate Change
  • Course 4: Social Enterprises, Community Investment and Enterprise-lead Development
  • Course 5: Human Resource Management, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Course 6: ESG Investing and Climate Finance
  • Course 7: Innovation and the Future of ESG
  • Course 8: ESG Scenario Planning and Trend Analysis
  • Course 9: ESG Practicum and Final Project


Tuition fee

The total program fee with scholarship including travel and accommodation in Bangkok is 15,000 USD (~368,850,000 VND). The tuition and other fees are payable in 3 installments before the beginning of each semester:

Installment Plan Semester Amount (USD) Amount (VND)
1st Installment Semester I 5,000 122,950,000
2nd Installment Semester II 5,000 122,950,000
3rd Installment Semester III 5,000 122,950,000
Total   15,000 368,850,000

International field trip fee includes: air ticket, transportation, insurance and accommodation.

The exchange rate (1 USD = 24,590 VND) is only for reference.


To be eligible for admission to this AIT Professional Master’s program, an applicant must:

  • Have a 4-5 year university degree or equivalent, appropriate major, final score above 2.75 GPA
  • Work experience of at least 3 years (based on CV)
  • Input English level:
    • IELTS (5.0) or equivalent
    • Or applicants can apply for English Test offered by AIT at AITCV (writing task 2). English Test fee: 33 USD
  • Depending on the profile, the program will consider an interview

Admission Requirements (translated into English):

  • Admission Application Form 
  • Resume (maximum 2 pages)
  • Bachelor’s degree with CGPA above 2.75, a minimum of 3 years of appropriate work experience and transcript (English)
  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent or EET-AIT 5.0 or higher
  • Passport (scan with photo)
  • 01 ID Card photo size 3x4


Intake 2024 - 2025
Application Deadline Hanoi (05 June 2024) | HCM (15/01/2024)
English Entry Test Every Tuesday
Opening Hanoi (19 September 2024) | HCM (14/03/2024)


Ms. Đào Thanh Yến

  • Mobile: +84 98 360 4487 Email:
  • Hà Nội: 3rd Floor, DETECH Building, No.8 Ton That Thuyet Str., My Dinh II Ward, Nam Tu Liem Dist, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Tp. Hồ Chí Minh: 6th Floor, FCC Building, 45 Dinh Tien Hoang Str, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. 

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Our internationally recognized degrees are of exceptional quality and accepted globally

Continuous growth

We have a global network of 25,000+ alumni and 4,200+ alumni in Vietnam, constantly expanding.


All our programs are designed and taught by a team of top professors. Our practical approach ensures that students can easily apply what they learn to their careers and advance their professional development.

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