International Business and Marketing

International Business and Marketing

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Are you interested in the intricacies of international business? Are you curious about how customer-focused innovation and entrepreneurship lead to new business models and start-ups? Do you see the need for digital skills in working in either of these areas? Is sustainability in business important to you? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the MSc in International Business and Marketing (“Siviløkonom”) program at NTNU in Ålesund may be for you.

Application deadlines are 1 December for non-EU, 1 March for EU and 15 April for Nordic applicants.

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The MSc program in International Business and Marketing focuses on themes within international business, marketing, innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability and digitalization. You will develop knowledge, skills and general competence within these themes.

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The program provides opportunities for careers in international business, marketing, innovation and entrepreneurship. You will develop expertise that allows you to choose to work in Norway or abroad, with highly attractive competence, including an understanding of international business, marketing, innovation, sustainability, digital skills and how to work effectively in teams.

You can work at different levels in an organization including corporate management. The program accordingly opens up different career paths.

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You will be a part of the student environment at NTNU Ålesund. The campus has close links with local companies that you will have many opportunities to connect with. You will develop close contacts with your fellow students and the university personnel.

There are many student organizations that you can engage yourself in. For students at the Department of International “Børsen Linjeforening” offers social and professional events that you can attend.

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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

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Applicants must have completed a Bachelor degree in business administration, or equivalent, with at least 120 ECTS in business administration and economics subjects. Applicants with a bachelor's degree from non-Norwegian/Nordic schools must document a GMAT or GRE test.

There is no application fee. There is a tuition charge for students from outside the EU/ EEA.

Application deadlines for August admission:

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 1 December

EU/EEA/Swiss students:  1 March

Norwegian/Nordic students: 15 April

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Questions about the study? Contact our student advisers.


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