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Business and Management - Organisation, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Companies and organisations today must be able to deal with what is happening globally. This requires individuals who have knowledge of management, strategy, decision-making and business intelligence. The Master Programme in Business and Management - Organisation at Uppsala University gives you these skills.


The Master Programme in Business and Management - Organisation is characterised by innovative thinking and progress where the teaching reflects the cutting edge research carried out at the Department of Business Studies at Uppsala University. This is a two-year programme with the opportunity to finish your studies after the first year.

For those of you that choose Organisation as your specialisation, you will go in-depth and study the various ways in which modern organisations respond to different types of expectations and demands in their environment. This may include new regulations, demands to act ethically and in a socially responsible manner, requirements for transparency, insights into relations with media and the rest of society, or expectations to adjust to new management ideas that are currently in vogue. The specialisation aims to educate analytically skilled employees with a special ability to understand the business environment and the relationships that exist between organisations and society.

  • First year

During the first year you will take courses that are common for all participants of the Master Programme in Business and Management, as well as courses that are specific to the specialisation in Organisation.

  • Second year

During the third semester, you have the opportunity to undertake an internship at a commercial company or an organisation. If you choose to take elective courses instead, there is the opportunity of a single term international exchange to study at one of our partner universities around the world. You also have the option to choose elective courses at Uppsala University. In the fourth and last semester, you will write a 30 credit Master's thesis where you will go more in-depth within a particular area of the specialisation in Organisation.


The specialisation aims to educate analytically skilled employees with special ability to understand the business environment and the relationships that exist between organisations and society. Possible future work positions are in areas like consulting firms, as a researcher in the public sector, as an intelligence analyst in companies or voluntary organisations or in the information department of PR or communication organisations. The programme also provides a good basis for further research studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Business Analysis and Managerial Action
  • The Global Firm
  • Advanced Organisation Theory
  • Scientific Methods in Business Research
  • Institutional Analysis of Organisations
  • Consulting, Communication and Change
  • Research Process and Academic Writing
  • Leadership

              Detailed Programme Facts

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

              English Language Requirements

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              Academic Requirements

              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

                9708 EUR/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 19410 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.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
              • 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

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


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