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Business Studies with an International Focus, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Borlänge, Sweden
The Business Studies - Focus on Strategic HRM, Marketing or Accounting programme from Dalarna University consists of a program with the opportunity for students to choose a specialization in either Management and Strategic HRM, Management and Marketing, or Management and Accounting, hereafter called the chosen specialization.
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For a Degree of Master (60 credits) the student shall:

  • demonstrate the ability to integrate knowledge and analyse, assess and deal with complex phenomena, issues and situations even with limited information
  • demonstrate the ability to identify and formulate issues autonomously as well as to plan and, using appropriate methods, undertake advanced tasks within predetermined time frames
  • demonstrate the ability in speech and writing to report clearly and discuss his or her conclusions and the knowledge and arguments on which they are based in dialogue with different audiences, and
  • demonstrate the skills required for participation in research and development work or employment in some other qualified capacity.

Programme Structure

Compulsory courses:

  • Accounting, Marketing and Control with Social Responsibility
  • Knowledge Management
  • Research Design, Science Theory and Methods
Elective specialization course:
  • International Business and Marketing 1
  • Accounting and Control in Global Enterprises
  • Strategic HRM (Human Resource Management)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or a Bachelor‘s degree in technology with social science focuses comprising at least 180 credits, or an equivalent degree.
  • The applicant’s education must also include at least 30 credits in business administration (for instance, accounting, marketing, organization theory) including a minimum of 7, 5 credits in research methods applicable to social science or business, or equivalent knowledge.
  • Documented language proficiency knowledge, equivalent to English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school, or equivalent knowledge

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8484 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8483 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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  • First tuition fee instalment: 43,500 SEK
  • Total tuition fee: 87,000 SEK
  • EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.


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