Business - Strategy, M.Sc. | BI Norwegian Business School | Oslo, Norway
24 months
14271 EUR/year
10998 EUR/year
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Have you ever wondered why some firms are more successful than others? The strategic insight you will acquire through the MSc in Business - Strategy programme offered by BI Norwegian Business School will enable you to understand industry and market conditions, learn about appropriate strategic decisions, and learn how to implement these decisions in a firm. 

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During the Business - Strategy programme offered by BI Norwegian Business School  You will develop 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: 

  • 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.
  • Interorganisational Strategies: Interorganisational relations are various types of alliances, acquisitions and networks. Learn how and when they can be useful.
  • Strategies for Industrial Competitiveness: Learn what the ultimate determinants are for the productivity and innovation capacity of nations, regions and industries.

  • Data Analytics with Programming:Learn the most important techniques in business-related data analytics, through hands-on experience with programming, working with data, and using models to turn data into actionable knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Economic and Organisational Foundations of Strategic Management
  • Behavioural Foundations of Strategic Management
  • Research Methodology for Strategy
  • Data Analytics with Programming
  • The Practicing Strategist
  • Mathematics
      • Microeconomics 
      • Ethics and Sustainability in Organizations

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    More details

    March 1: preferred deadline

    After March 1: rolling admission


    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


    120 ECTS


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    GRE admission requirements GRE®
    158 (quantitative)
    GMAT admission requirements GMAT

    The minimum requirement is 3.5 or a B on the ECTS scale. All grades will be converted to the ECTS scale.

    English requirements

    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits) in the field of business administration, finance or economics 
    • or 
    • A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS) with a minimum of 80 ECTS credits within a field of study that is relevant to the specialisation of the MSc degree programme  
    • Grade requirements: 
    • Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.50 (B) on an ECTS scale
    • Minimum grade C in courses relevant to the MSc degree programme

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      14271 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 14271 EUR per year during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      10998 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 10998 EUR per year during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA applicants: NOK 114 200

    • Outside EU/EEA applicants: NOK 148 400

    Living costs for Oslo

    11682 - 19230 NOK /month
    Living costs

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


    Scholarships are available for applicants with EU/EEA citizenship. Awarded based on outstanding academic achievement. Apply with application for admission by March 1. 

    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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