Master of Science in Global Management

Master's degree in Bodø

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 Global Management. 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.  

 

Week 34 (Aug 23 – Aug 26) – first week of lectures 

The first week of lectures will be given digitally. You will be sent links to the lectures prior to the first lecture week.  

 

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

Welcoming meeting for Master of Science in Global Management. 

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

The lecture weeks will be week number 34, 36, 39, 42 and 45. Week 34 and 42 will have solely digital lectures.  

Timetables, course literature and practical information

Timetable

The time schedule will be published via Time Edit during the summer.  
>> Timetable for Global Management 

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 want to help develop regional solutions to global problems and challenges? In this multidisciplinary study program, one of the goals is to educate and develop leaders who understand this dynamic. The knowledge you acquire during this education will enable you to lead change and development work within sustainable blue and green value creation. Exchange is a natural part of developing an understanding of global perspectives, and this program also provides you with a golden opportunity to gain international experience. Either through regular student exchange at one of Nord's many partner universities or participation in our forward-looking partnership program in the world metros of Moscow and Shanghai.

 

The program is also suitable for non-economists. It has session-based teaching with a lot of activity and interaction. Among other things, the students will participate in the Nordic's largest international student conference (High North Dialogue), which is held annually at Nord University.

Programme description

Do you want to help develop regional solutions to global problems and challenges? In this multidisciplinary study program, one of the goals is to educate and develop leaders who understand this dynamic. The knowledge you acquire during this education will enable you to lead change and development work within sustainable blue and green value creation. Exchange is a natural part of developing an understanding of global perspectives, and this program also provides you with a golden opportunity to gain international experience. Either through regular student exchange at one of Nord's many partner universities or participation in our forward-looking partnership program in the world metros of Moscow and Shanghai.

 

The program is also suitable for non-economists. It has session-based teaching with a lot of activity and interaction. Among other things, the students will participate in the Nordic's largest international student conference (High North Dialogue), which is held annually at Nord University.

Study model

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Admission requirements

Higher education entrance qualification

Documented proficiency in English language

Bachelor's degree or equivalent three/four years of studies. The following requirements for the combination of subjects applies: specialization with at least 90 ECTS within business and administrative subjects, or social sciences subjects with the following minimum requirement of content:

  • a minimum of 20 ECTS in organizational or management subjects
  • a minimum of 5 ECTS within social science methology

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.

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APPLICATION DEADLINES

December 1 Local admission for non-European Union/EEA citizens

April 1 Local admission for European Union/EEA citizens

April 15 Local admission for applicants with Norwegian education (refer to information about admission to Norwegian-taught programmes)

NB We do not review qualifications or applications prior to the applicable deadlines. Applications submitted after the applicable deadlines will not be considered.

Job opportunities

This degree qualifies students to hold a wide range of positions in organizations and business and public administration. Graduates may, for example, be relevant to positions as a leader or advisory consultants within CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), business ethics and corporate social responsibility, and strategic planning and market analysis. They may also be relevant for positions as an adviser in the energy sector, as a supervisor in supervisory and control work, or as a consultant and leader in social and sustainable development - at business and social development actors at various levels.

During the study program period, several Norwegian and foreign companies will visit the Business School that wants to recruit potential employees among the students.

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

The study program gives you a golden opportunity to gain international experience. In the third semester, you can attend regular student exchange at one of Nord's many partnership universities, or participate in our partnership program in the world metropolises Moscow and Shanghai.

Teaching sessions

The study program is session-based, except for third semester, which is a semester abroad.

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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