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Master programme (2 years)

Master of Science in Global Management, session based


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 metro of 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.

Career opportunities

This degree qualifies students to hold a wide range of positions in organisations 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 programme period, several Norwegian and foreign companies will visit the Business School that wants to recruit potential employees among the students.

Student exchange

The study programme 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.

Following further studies

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.
The study programme is session-based.

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: specialisation 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 organisational 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


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.

Renan de Jesus Ferreira

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