Master of Science in Global Management

Master's degree in Bodø

Welcome to a new academic year at Nord

Semester registration and attendance

Welcome to the 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.  

Received a student number? >> Register as a student at Nord University. 


Start date

August 31 - September 4 2020
New Master of Science in Global Management students are invited to attend an onsite commencement meeting in weeks 36/37.

More information will be available soon.

We recommend that you attend the meeting, in which we will provide useful information and where you will have the chance to get to know your study advisor and lecturers.

It is important that you arrive in Bodø by August 31.

Contact information

Academic advisor
Truls Didriksen ​- truls.didriksen@nord.no
​​Tel: +47 75 51 78 84

International coordinator
Sandra Wiik - sandra.wiik@nord.no 
Tel: +47 75 51 78 79

Equipment

Digital learning forms 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, including if you are in a high risk group for Covid-19, that affect your learning situation, you can apply for special arrangements in teaching and examinations.

>> Read more about special learning arrangements here. ​

Infection prevention and control

Please familiarise yourself with infection prevention and control measures at Nord University and the Faculty​​. We expect all students to adhere to the applicable guidelines in this regard.

Program for commencement

August 31, 2020
Incoming international students should plan to arrive on campus for commencement of onsite classes on this date. Late arrival may lead to cancellation of admission. Please contact your academic advisor if you have questions.

New Master of Science in Global Management students are invited to attend an onsite commencement meeting after August 31.

More information​ will be available here soon. Class timetables for the entire semester are available below.

Welcome seminar in Auditorium Petter Dass (A14)​
Monday the 31st of august at 08:30 am.

Speeches by:

the Vice-Dean for education, June Borge Doornich

Programme responsible Associate Professor Vivi M. Storsletten

 

Information from:

Academic advisor Truls Didriksen

The Student Welfare Organization Studentinord​


Timetables and course literature

Timetables

The class timetable will be available in TimeEdit in the course of the summer holidays. Follow the links below to check if your timetable has been published.​​​

After you have completed semester registration, you can log in to TimeEdit and see your personalized timetable.

Course literature

>> Read our instructions on finding, purchasing and downloading course literature here.​

Student life and practical information

Studentinord

Studentinord is the student welfare organization. They offer student housing, food and drink on campus, kindergartens, counselling services and bookshops, as well as support to recreational activities for students.

>> Studentinord

Getting around campus​

MazeMap provides detailed maps of Nord's campuses

>> Download Mazemap for Iphone / >> Download Mazemap for Android

Bus to and from campus


New in town and student life

>> Arriving in Norway: good to know upon arrival at your study destination. Everything from sim cards, bank accounts and groceries to notifyin​g immigration authorities.

>> Student life in Bodø

App “Infoskjermen GO"

Stay up to date with what's happening on campus using the app “Infoskjermen GO". Here you will find an overview of activities, news and offers. Download for iPhone / Android. ​




​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Do you want to help develop regional solutions to global problems and challenges? In this multidisciplinary study programme, 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 programme 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 programme in the world metros of Moscow and Shanghai.

The programme​ 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 programme, 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 programme 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 programme in the world metros of Moscow and Shanghai.

The programme​ 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 methodology

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.

Learn how to apply

 

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, businesses, 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 master degree, 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 Non-EU/EEA: December 1  EU/EEA: April 1 Norwegian citizens/residents: 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 Non-EU/EEA: December 1  EU/EEA: April 1 Norwegian citizens/residents: April 15

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