International Business and Marketing

Master's degree programme, 2 years

International Business and Marketing

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About International business and marketing

About International Business and Marketing

The industry of Mid-Western Norway is highly internationalised. Many businesses within this region operate on markets with a high degree of global competition. In spite of this region’s strong globalisation, this is the first master’s degree in management studies specialising in international business and marketing offered in this region.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a Bachelor degree in business administration, or equivalent, with at least 120 ECTS in business administration and economics subjects. All applicants must document a GMAT-test no older than 5 – years at the closing date for applications. 

Job prospects

Recent studies show that both the private and public sector are in demand of competence in international business. Recruiting personnel with advanced knowledge and skills in international business has proven difficult in Møre and Romsdal. Towards 2025 a substantial increase in the demand for international business managers is expected.

Programme components

The Master of Science programme in International Business and Marketing/"Siviløkonom" is a two year programme, which awards a total of 120 ECTS credits, 30 credits per term over four terms.You can choose between two majors: 

  • International Business
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Questions about the study? Contact our student advisers.



Degree: Master of Science in International Business and Marketing (siviløkonom)
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Program Code: 860MIB
Restricted Admission: Yes
Language of instruction: English

Department of International Business 
Faculty of Economics and Management

City: Ålesund

How to apply

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Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2019

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2020

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2020

The application portal for International Master's degrees is now open, Nordic and EU/EEA students can apply after 1 February 2020


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