M.Sc. On Campus

Marketing and Brand Management

NHH Norwegian School of Economics

24 months
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The Marketing and Brand Management major from NHH Norwegian School of Economics provides students with in-depth and research-based knowledge on marketing, consumer behaviour, innovation and brand management.


Understanding consumer and competitor behaviour is essential to every business and organization. Customer and competitor insights provide the basis for developing sound strategies as well as optimal market positioning and effective marketing tactics.

Key areas covered in the master's programme are consumer and competitor analysis, marketing research, brand strategy and marketing mix decisions (marketing communication, pricing, distribution and product development).

The Marketing and Brand Management major from NHH Norwegian School of Economics integrates theory and practical applications from strategy and marketing to assist students in developing strong brands and making future market decisions.

Central questions raised are:

  • How to adapt products, communication and distribution systems to customer needs - and behaviour?
  • How to position a brand effectively in a competitive market?


The MBM major will suit students who want to work in management consulting firms, larger organizations or governmental agencies. It will also appeal to those who foresee a career in the marketing department of private companies or organizations, including positions such as product manager, brand manager, marketing analytic or head of marketing.

Finally, the MBM profile is highly relevant for any kind of entrepreneurial activity.





Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research for Brand Decisions 
  • Methodology for Master Thesis
  • Consumer Behaviour  
  • Brand Management
  • Market Communication Effectiveness   
  • Product Development and Design   
  • Global Business Venturing (expired) 
  • Commercialization of Innovations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
152 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

Admission to master’s degree studies in Norway requires Higher Education Entrance Qualification and a completed degree comparable to a Norwegian bachelor's degree. Please refer to NOKUT (The Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education) for information about the minimum educational requirements for your country.

90 ECTS must be within economics and business administration.

  • A minimum of 30 ECTS must be within business administration, e.g. finance, accounting, strategy, marketing. Economics courses, such as micro- or macroeconomics, may not count toward the business administration requirement.
  • A maximum of 45 ECTS may be within methodological subjects, such as statistics or mathematics.

This requirement is absolute and cannot be compensated by work experience, test results or other criteria.

    • GMAT or GRE
    • English language requirement

Tuition Fee

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As a student at NHH, the only fee you are required to pay is a small semester registration fee. The amount is currently approximately NOK 800 per semester.

Living costs for Bergen

10362 - 16828 NOK /month
Living costs

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


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.

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