The MSc program in business administration ranks among the most recognised studies in Norway, is accredited by EFMD Global, and offers broad-ranging career opportunities nationally and abroad.
Students at the MSc program in business administration choose the main specialisation profile that includes at least three specialisation courses and the master thesis within the specialisation. Students are also required to widen their general knowledge in business administration by taking standard classes (Business Decision + Data Analytics and Research Methods) and at least 10 ECTS elective courses outside their specialisation.
The MSc Program in Business Administration is accredited by EFMD Global, a recognised accreditation body for business schools, business school programmes, and corporate universities.
All the specialisations are open to international applicants. We provide an international and stimulating environment for students.
The MSc program in business administration offers wide-ranging career opportunities in business, industry, government, and professional organisations, with prospects in terms of both leadership and professional expert careers. Examples of job content include economic research, fund management, investment analysis, corporate finance, energy and environmental analyses, system design for incentivized motivation, brand building and strategic marketing, innovation strategy and policy formation.
The program offers the following specialisations:
Strategic Marketing and Analytics
Leadership in a Digital Economy
Business Development and Innovation
The MSc program in business administration offers wide-ranging career opportunities in business, industry, government, and professional organisations, with prospects in terms of both leadership and professional expert careers. Examples of job content include economic research, fund management, investment analysis, corporate finance, energy and environmental impact analyses, system design for incentivized motivation, brand building and strategic marketing, industry development, regional, national or international administration, development agencies, consultancies, think tanks, chambers of commerce, in innovative firms.
A master of science degree in business administration also meets the formal requirement for admission to Ph.D. programs.
Data Analytics and Research Methods
- Business Decisions
- Master Thesis
- Developing and Marketing Innovations
- Strategy and Business Models
- Advanced Marketing Analytics
Economics of Innovation
Perspectives on Strategic Innovation
Strategies for Innovation Management
Corporate Finance and Governance
Strategy and Business Models
Leadership and Organisational Change
- Information Management and Digitalization
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , National
Exact application periods:
- Nordic countries: 1st February - 15th April
- Non EU applicants: 15th November – 1st December
- EU applicants: 1st February - 1st March
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
In order to be eligible for this study programme, a Bachelor's degree including minimum 90 ECTS in the following subjects is required:
- Business Economics (accounting, investment analysis etc.)
- Administrative Sciences (marketing, organisation and leadership, business strategy etc.)
- Economics (macroeconomics, microeconomics etc.)
- Methodology (mathematics, statistics, research methods etc.)
The subjects within the fields of business economics and administrative sciences must be equal to minimum 30 ECTS. The methodology subjects must include both mathematics and statistics.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
UiS is a state university and does not charge tuition fees. All students must pay a semester fee of NOK 825
Living costs for Stavanger
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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