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Business and Management - International Business, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #62 (ARWU) Uppsala, Sweden
The Master Programme in Business and Management - International Business at Uppsala University gives you a deep understanding of how businesses operate, act and are governed in international markets, through instruction that combines current research and classical and modern theories of international business with practical application. 
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The Master Programme in Business and Management - International Business at Uppsala University will develop your ability to understand and manage a company's international operations. You'll build a foundation of research and theory, and then gain the real-world experience you need to prepare for a truly global career.

Practical experience and cutting-edge research come together and contributes to a deeper knowledge of the context that conditions the management and control in international business and prepare you for meeting the growing demand of the global job market.


Internationalisation plays a critical role in modern business, and your International Business specialisation prepares you for a wide variety of roles - whether you choose to work for an organisation, become an entrepreneur, or continue your academic career. Your curriculum applies current research into the international operations of multinational companies to practical applications, giving you the skills you need to lead as a manager or business analyst both in Sweden and abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Business Analysis and Managerial Action
  • The Global Firm
  • Internationalisation of Business
  • Scientific Methods in Business Research
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Managing the Multinational Corporation
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Leadership

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.  Also required is 90 credits in business studies.
  • All applicants need to verify English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6"). 
  • Students are selected based on: GMAT test result Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9276 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18556 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Application Fee: SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50000
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 200000

Living costs for Uppsala

  • 7620 - 12070 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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