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

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.

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. Applicants with a bachelor's degree from non-Norwegian/Nordic schools must document a GMAT or GRE test.

Job prospects

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.

Program 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 2020

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2021

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2021

Admission August 2021: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students

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