This International Business programme at University of Agder provides students with theoretical insights and analytical skills in handling business management and challenges in international markets. Central to the programme are multinational companies and how they operate. Challenges faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) when entering into the international arena will also be discussed. The study programme provides students with knowledge of how the strategic and operational challenges can be analysed, for example by developing and implementing relevant strategies, management and marketing practices as well as management systems.
International students are admitted to the programme as well as Norwegian, and all compulsory courses as well as several electives are taught in English. The programme gives students increased cultural understanding and knowledge of international business, making them well suited for positions in enterprises operating in international markets.
Candidates are well suited for a variety of positions in public and private sectors, as well as NGOs, and especially in enterprises operating in international markets. The programme also provides the basis for establishing and running their own business.
The School of Business and Law at UiA is internationally accredited by AACSB (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), and the accreditation opens the doors for collaboration with good institutions worldwide.
- Research Methods in Business
- Management Control Systems
- Emerging Markets
- International Marketing
- Sustainable Capitalism
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Nordic citizens and applicants with a permanent or renewable residence permit in Norway: From 15 January till 15 April.
DisciplinesBusiness Administration Management, Organisation & Leadership International Business View 19 other Masters in Management, Organisation & Leadership in Norway
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The admission requirements must include either a major subject of minimum 80 ECTS credits or an integrated programme of at least two years duration within business administration, marketing, management or equivalent.
The following subject areas must be includes in a total of at least 60 ECTS credits:
- Business Economics
- Organisational and management subjects
International162 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 81 EUR per semester during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
- There are no tuition fees at UiA.
- International degree seeking students must pay a semester fee of approximately NOK 800 per semester
Living costs for Kristiansand
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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