Business (Master of Science - 5 years)

Master's degree in Bodø

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Welcome to a new academic year at Nord

Semester registration and attendance

We wish you a warm welcome as a student of Master of Science in Business. We have planned an autumn semester that will be exciting and inclusive for all our students.    


Registration 

You can register as  a student as soon as you receive your student number. After completing registration, you will have access to a range of digital forums and tools at Nord University. This includes digital meeting rooms and the e-learning platform Canvas. 

This year, it is especially important that you participate in digital learning arenas.  ​

 

Program / semester start - Bodø

Sunday, August 14th, 4 p.m. 

​Pre-study barbeque by the main canteen.  
Informal meet & greet with free​ food provided by Studentinord. 


Monday, August 15th  

Orientation day for new international students in Bodø

 

Tuesday, August 16th

9.30 a.m. - Meet and Greet  - by entrance A

Come meet your new fellow students before the official opening of the university. 
Free breakfast is also served.

11 a.m.​- Official opening of the academic year - outside the main canteen.   
(Auditorium 1, Knut Hamsun in case of bad weather)

1 p.m. - Faculty opening at the Business School -  A5 Petter Thomassen

2:30 p.m. - Meet your buddies -  A5 Petter Thomassen


Wednesday, August 17th

11 a.m. -  ​Pizza lunch (free) for all new students - by entrance A

12 p.m.  - Information meeting and study program openings - A5 Petter Thomassen

Information about practical matters surrounding everyday study as well as information about your study program.


Thursday, August 18th

8 a.m. – 10 a.m. - Free breakfast for all new students in the main canteen​.
You can come at any time between 8 and 10 a.m. 
 

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. - Tour de Nord outside  the main canteen.
Rebus race around campus for all new students. The race will be done in your buddy groups 

 
Friday, August 19th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  

Open doors at the academic advisors.
If you have any questions, just drop by. 
 

Academic advisor for MSc in business:
Ellinor Kirkfjell
Main building, Office​ number A230
+47 75 51 76 46
ellinor.i.kirkfjell@nord.no​​

Timetables, course literature and practical information

Timetable

The time schedule will be published via Time Edit during the summer.  

>> Timetable for Master in ​Business, 5 years 

After you have completed semester registration, you can log in to TimeEdit and see your personalized timetable. Note that information about timetables also can be given in Canvas. We recommend that you log into Canvas regularly. 
 

 

Equipment 

Digital learning is an important part of education at Nord, regardless of mode of delivery. It is important to have the right equipment. All student should have access to: 

  • PC/Mac/tablet with internet access 
  • Headset 
  • Web camera

 

Special learning arrangements  

If you have special needs that affect your learning situation, you can apply for special arrangements in teaching and examinations. Application deadline is September 1st. 
 
>> Read more about special learning arrangements here 

 

Information for new students  
>> New student 


New in  town

​​New in town 
>> Arriving in Norway: good to know upon arrival at your study destination.
Everything from sim cards, bank accounts and groceries to notifying immigration authorities. 
 
Student life 
>> New student at Nord University





Do you have an entrepreneurial dream, or do you want to acquire the knowledge you may need as a leader? Want to learn more about how to develop good solutions that can drive businesses forward? Or do you envision an exciting career on the stock exchange, or in a multinational company? Then this is the study program for you.

The Business School’s attractive degree in business administration attracts students from the entire country, and has many international students. We educate change agents who can reflect and analyze, and use both digital and scientific tools to solve challenges. The study program is constantly being developed to adapt to society, business and students' needs. The candidates in this study, which is the Business School’s flagship, report that they are very satisfied with the education (The Student Barometer 2019). Since its establishment in the 1980s, the Business School has provided both Norwegian, national and international business with highly competent economists/”siviløkonomer”.

Programme description

Do you have an entrepreneurial dream, or do you want to acquire the knowledge you may need as a leader? Want to learn more about how to develop good solutions that can drive businesses forward? Or do you envision an exciting career on the stock exchange, or in a multinational company? Then this is the study program for you.

The Business School’s attractive degree in business administration attracts students from the entire country, and has many international students. We educate change agents who can reflect and analyze, and use both digital and scientific tools to solve challenges. The study program is constantly being developed to adapt to society, business and students' needs. The candidates in this study, which is the Business School’s flagship, report that they are very satisfied with the education (The Student Barometer 2019). Since its establishment in the 1980s, the Business School has provided both Norwegian, national and international business with highly competent economists/”siviløkonomer”.

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Admission requirements

Higher Education Entrance Qualification Language requirement View general admission information View specific application deadlines Higher education entrance qualification Language proficiency View general admission and documentation requirements In addition to fulfilling the Higher Education Entrance Qualification, applicants must meet the special requirement of having passed Mathematics R1 or Mathematics (S1+S2) or the equivalent in order to be eligible for admission.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding Upon completion of the programme, the candidate should:

  • Have advanced knowledge in the field of business administration and specialized knowledge in a chosen major
  • Have a thorough knowledge of theories and methods within business administration
  • Be able to apply knowledge in new areas within business administration

Skills Upon completion, the candidate should:

  • Be able to analyze existing theories, methods and interpretations within the field of business administration and work independently on practical and theoretical problem-solving
  • Be able to interpret, critically assess and use appropriate methods in an independent manner
  • Be able to master the relevant research tools and techniques

General knowledge Upon completion, the candidate should:

  • Be able to apply his/her knowledge and skills in new areas to carry out advanced tasks and projects
  • Be able to communicate about academic issues, analysis and conclusions within the field of business administration, both for specialists and the general public.

Job opportunities

The Business School’s Master of Business Administration degree is widely known and gives you a broad and applicable competence that gives you many job opportunities in both the private and public sectors. Our former students work in everything from the banking and finance industry, in accounting and auditing, industry and energy, and in ministries or other public institutions. Several of them are in senior positions or work as consultants, supervisors, and advisors. Several of our former students have also, with great success, developed their own companies. Over the years, the Business School has educated several thousand economists (siviløkonomer), and many of them are currently in leading positions in both Norwegian and international companies.

Further education

Successful completion of this Master degree programme qualifies graduates to apply for admission to the PhD doctoral programme at University of Nordland or at other universities in Norway or abroad.

Study abroad

Students may go on exchange studies to one of our partner institutions abroad, in Europe, Australia or North America, during the bachelors part and/or master¿s part of the programme. For further information about exchange abroad, please contact the international office or the programme¿s study advisor. More detaled information on exchange as part of the bachelor's program you may find here and on the master part of ithere.

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Applications are open in the following periods:
> Non-EU/EEA: October 1 - December 1
> EU/EEA og Nordic residents: February 1 - April 20
ECTS Credits 300
Study level Master
Scope Full time
Teaching language English and Norwegian
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Bodø

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Applications are open in the following periods:
> Non-EU/EEA: October 1 - December 1
> EU/EEA og Nordic residents: February 1 - April 20

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