Business (Master of Science)

Master's degree in Bodø

Welcome to a new academic year at Nord

Semester registration and attendance


Welcome to the Master of Science in Business. The autumn semester promises to be exciting​, inclusive and, not least, safe 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 15th 

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

You do not need to sign up in advance, but you need to register you name on arrival. 

There will be a free bus from Flatvold to Campus. Check out the app Infoskjermen Go for details. Download it from iTunes or Google Play. After downloading the app, use the code Nord to access the information.  

 

Monday, August 16th  

Information meeting with the International Office for new, international students. You will get an invitation by e-mail. 

 

Thursday, August 19th, 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.  

 

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

Rebus race around campus for all new students. The race will be done in your buddy groups 

 
Friday, August 20th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  

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

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Monday, August 23rd 10:15 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Welcoming meeting for Master of Science in Business, Auditorium Petter Dass (A14)

  • ​Information from the academic responsible. 
  • Information about registering for lectures and exams 

Timetables, course literature and practical information

Timetable

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

  

After you have registered to courses via StudentWeb, you can access your individual schedule through TimeEdit.  

 

Course literature

The syllabus will be available through Canvas or the University Library’s search function.  

 

Equipment 

As a student it is important that you have the equipment needed to follow digital lectures. You will need: 

  • ​A computer/mac/tablet with internet access 
  • Headphones 
  • Web camera 

 

Special arrangements  

If you have the need for any special arrangements either for learning or examination, you must apply before September 1st 

 

Frequently asked questions 

We have gathered some of the most frequently asked questions on our website 
>> FAQ ​

Student life and buddy program

We would like that all our students get to know their campus and the city surrounding it. We have gathered some relevant information about the Bodø Campus. Follow the links below to find it.  

There is also a buddy program run by student for students offering different activities during the first couple of weeks of the semester.  



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:

Documented proficiency in English language

Bachelor's degree or equivalent three/four years of financial and administrative studies. The following requirements for the combination of subjects applies:

 

A total of 120 credits comprising:

  • a minimum of 30 credits of business: management accounting, financial accounting, finance and investment
  • a minimum of 30 credits administration subjects: organization, marketing, strategy and management
  • a minimum of 15 credits economics: microeconomics, macroeconomics, public finance
  • a minimum of 20 credits methodology: mathematics, statistics, scientific method
  • a minimum of 7,5 credits ethics, CSR, sustainability

 

Admission requires a good result (laudabilis), ie an average grade of minimum C in the admission basis. For international students minimum 2nd Class, Upper Division/B or equivalent is required.

How to apply

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

Upon successful completion of this MSc, candidates qualify for applying for admission to the PhD programme at Nord University Business School as well as at other institutions in Norway and abroad. For further information about the Nord University PhD programme, please refer to specific information about this programme on our website.

Study abroad

As part of the programme, students can take an exchange semester at one of our partner institutions in Europe, Australia or North America. We recommend students take an exchange in the second semester. We encourage our students to travel one of our partner institutions:

EUROPE

France: Kedge Business School - major International business and marketing

http://www.kedgebs.com/en

Ireland: Dublin Business School - major International business and marketing

http://www.dbs.ie/

Germany: Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm - major finance and capital budgeting

http://www.th-nuernberg.eu/

NORTH AMERICA

USA: International Student Exchange Program (ISEP):

The university is a member of ISEP and our students may study at member universities in the USA. Ther are opproximately 140 different universities to choose between. For more information, check ISEP (http://www.isep.org/ ) or contact our international office.

CANADA: University of Northern British Columbia - major International business and marketing

http://www.unbc.ca/

AUSTRALIA: Western Sydney University - major finance and capital budgeting or International business and marketing

http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/

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 15
ECTS Credits 120
Study level Master
Scope Full time
Teaching language English
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 15

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