Economics and Business Administration - International Business and Marketing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    8500
    Tuition (Year)
    Free
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This "Economics and Business Administration - International Business and Marketing" programme from University of Southern Denmark gives you knowledge about and skills in using methods and tools which can support a career in marketing, sales, or advertising. Students on this profile will gain insight into and knowledge about different aspects of marketing, retailing, services, business to business and marketing research.

About

The profile is offered by the research group "International Business & Entrepreneurship" which focuses specifically on the international business activities of B2B companies within the setting of an increasingly internationalised world. The goal of the research group is to contribute to an improved understanding of the emergence and growth of firms in diverse markets, through the study of the organization of marketing and strategic activities both within the firm and through the interplay with other actors on the market.

Specific competences for the profile in International Business Marketing

The focus area of the profile is International Business Marketing with a distinct focus on the external stakeholders of the firm, especially the customers.

Graduates with this profile has therefore expanded their knowledge within the subjects that are relevant for this profile; retailing, services, business to business, marketing research as well as modules on other functional areas that influence management decisions in marketing. Furthermore, candidates will gain knowledge about and skills in using methods and tools which can support a career in marketing, sales, advertising or media related jobs. Finally, the student will gain competences in analyzing rules and regulations imposed by governments in order to pursue careers in a number of areas including market research, imports, consultancy, exporting services marketing, direct marketing and distribution management. Finally, the student will gain knowledge about and skills in using methods which can support a career in international or domestic markets, whether that means working with a large multi-national, a smaller company, or even new ventures.

General competences for MSc in Economics and Business Administration

All profiles in Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration at University of Southern Denmark share the same general competences. Each profile has a focus area in which the graduate will get specific knowledge, skills, and competences. Below, you can read about the general competences and the specific area of focus of the research-oriented programmes offered at Campus Odense.

Career Opportunities

The MSc programme Economics and Business Administration - International Business and Marketing at Campus Odense from University of Southern Denmark gives you an excellent versatile foundation for future career opportunities. The courses offer a unique combination of theory and practice to ensure a solid theoretical basis and tools readily employable in your first job. With this programme you are qualified for a job in Denmark or abroad e.g.: International Business & Marketing: Export Manager, Marketing Manager

Programme Structure

The first two semesters comprises three compulsory courses each semester. In the third semester, you may choose between taking your electives at the University of Southern Denmark, at one of our many partner institutions or somewhere else, and you also have the possibility to gain some of the ECTS through an internship. The fourth semester is dedicated to completion of your Master’s thesis.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    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.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score (Grade C): 180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 88

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

To apply for a Master's programme in Economics and Business Administration, you need a relevant Bachelor's degree. You can apply if you hold one of the following degrees:
  • BSc in Economics and Business Administration from University of Southern Denmark
  • BSc in Economics (Business Economics) from University of Southern Denmark.
You can also apply if you hold a similar Bachelor's degree including a minimum of 75 ECTS within the field of Economics and Business Administration, comprising at least 5 ECTS within each of the following subjects:
  • Microeconomics or Managerial Economics
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing
  • Organizational theory
  • Statistics
  • Methods for collection and analysis of data (statistics or other qualitative or quantitative methods, including mathematics or operations research/operations management. Data collection may be included to a minor extend)
  • Theory of Science and Scientific Methodology and Methods - this only applies if your degree is not from a university
If your degree does not fulfill the entry requirements, the study board will decide whether you can follow one or more supplementary courses.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 8500 International
  • Free EU/EEA
  • Only students with a non-EU/EEA-citizenship or non-Swiss-citizenship have to pay tuition fees

Funding

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.