Management, M.Sc. | University of Gothenburg | Göteborg, Sweden
24 months
7976 EUR/year
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The Management programme of the University of Gothenburg provides an intellectually challenging environment with a wide range of courses combining theoretical studies with practical realities. As a student of the programme, you will discuss complex management and strategic problems, reflect on your own role as a leader, and think about how corporate strategies impact sustainable development.



Globalization, digitalization, and increasing uncertainty create an ever-higher demand for effective and responsible leaders. Growing environmental concerns add another element by highlighting the need for competence in sustainability issues. The Management programme of the University of Gothenburg offers you the opportunity to explore and develop your role as a leader, preparing you for strategic work in your chosen career path.

Preparing you for leadership and strategy work

The programme prepares you for a leadership role and strategic work in corporations and organizations operating under uncertainty and dealing with complexity. Upon completion of the programme, you will be able to deal with complex management problems and understand the conditions of management in your specific field of expertise. You will develop as a leader and gain an understanding of the role you can play in positive societal development. 

Up-to-date courses based on current research

Our teachers are actively engaged within and outside the university, ensuring that our programme corresponds to state-of-the-art research and your coursework stays current. The core courses cover a wide range of topics related to leadership, strategy, change management, sustainability, marketing, and finance. The portfolio of elective courses from which you can choose is continually updated to reflect recent developments in all areas of management thinking, and you have several opportunities to tailor your education to your individual interests and goals. The opportunity to do an international exchange allows you to gain even more diverse current perspectives.

Interdisciplinary courses with a strong sustainability profile

The core courses provide you with an understanding of key areas of general management, balancing theoretical elements of individual, firm, market, and economic behavior with applied and practical aspects of the various business disciplines. In order to maximize your personal and professional effectiveness across a range of capabilities necessary to be a successful leader, our core courses put particular focus on developing communication skills, team working, writing skills, performance feedback, and coaching. The cross-disciplinary character of the programme allows you to take stock of your personal leadership aspirations and capabilities and focus on becoming an effective, inspirational, and responsible leader. Sustainability issues are key components of our courses, giving you the opportunity to delve deeper into the role of companies in society.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations in Management
  • Strategy and Organization
  • Managing Markets 
  • Corporate Governance and Financial Structures
  • Change Management
  • Preparing for Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree (equivalent to 180 ECTS credits) from an internationally recognized university
  • English 6/English B from Swedish upper secondary school school or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test.
Programme specific entrance requirements:
  • A minimum of 30 credits of courses in subject areas related to business, economics, human resource management and/or labour relations and a minimum of 15 credits in statistics or 7,5 credits in statistics and 7,5 credits in quantitative methods and/or mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7976 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15952 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Full programme cost: 174,000 SEK
  • No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students

Living costs for Göteborg

7552 - 13932 SEK /month
Living costs

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


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