Business - Strategy, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
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The strategic insight you will acquire through this major will enable you to understand industry and market conditions, learn about appropriate strategic decisions, and learn how to implement these decisions in a firm.

About

You will learn the analytical skills needed to make complex business decisions, and how to maintain an action-oriented perspective of firms' strategic processes. Additionally, you will gain the contextual understanding necessary to become a strategist in a rapidly evolving and increasingly global business environment.

Among the courses, you will find:

  • Interorganisational Strategies: Interorganisational relations are various types of alliances, acquisitions and networks. Learn how and when they can be useful.
  • Corporate and Global Strategies: Get familiar with strategic issues that corporate headquarters face with respect to achieving sustainable competitive advantage in an increasingly global competition arena.
  • Strategies for Industrial Competitiveness: Learn what the ultimate determinants are for the productivity and innovation capacity of nations, regions and industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics
  • Microeconomics
  • Applied Business Ethics
  • Economic and Organisational Foundations of Strategic Management
  • Behavioural Foundations of Strategic Management
  • Research Methodology for Strategy
  • Multivariate Statistics
  • Corporate & Global Strategies
  • Interorganisational Strategies
  • Strategies of Industrial Competitiveness

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • Programme intensity Full-time
                    • Full-time duration 24 months
                  • 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

                    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.

                    Book IELTS
                  • Minimum required score:

                    550

                    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

                  • Minimum required score:

                    78

                    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

                  • A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits) in the field of business administration, finance or economics

                  The Bachelor’s degree must include the following foundation courses: 

                  • Macroeconomics
                  • Microeconomics
                  •  Mathematicsa
                  • Statistics or Econometrics 
                  • Accounting
                  • Finance 
                  •  And a minimum of two administration and management courses within marketing, organisational management, strategy, etc.

                  Tuition Fee

                  • International Applies to you

                    9920 EUR/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 9920 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                  • EU/EEA Applies to you

                    8710 EUR/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 8710 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                  We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                  Tuition fees : 

                  • Internal Applicants : 78600 NOK / 8710 EUR / 9670 USD per year 
                  • External Applicants: 89500 NOK/ 9920 EUR / 10980 USD per year 

                  Living costs for Oslo

                  • 8700 - 16000 NOK/month
                    Living Costs

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

                  Funding

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