Master's in International Business
Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration
ECTS credits: 120
Duration: two years
The Master's in International Business is offered by the NHH Norwegian School of Economics is highly relevant to students who consider a career in multinational companies, international organisations or smaller firms whose activities involve a substantial degree of international business.
The Master's in International Business provide students with insights and understandings of the opportunities and challenges that multinational firms, such as, Nestlé, Orkla, Lenovo, Telenor, AirB&B etc. face in the global environment.
It also gives a solid basis for a career in more specialised industries, like shipping, or in international organisations, like the OECD or WTO.
The core courses in the International Business (INB) profile provides you with knowledge about the global environment and how multinational firms create business opportunities and meet threats and challenges in the global marketplace. The electives add opportunities to specialise in various directions and/or to secure a broader set of skills and insights of relevance for internationally oriented firms and organisations.
Global firms transcend national boundaries in the labour market as well as in product and factor markets.
Global firms hire from an international pool of talents and must meet the challenge of managing a nationally and culturally diverse work force.
Global firms also source their input from suppliers around the globe and must deal with the cultural, logistic and institutional challenges involved in managing a global supply chain.
NORWAY'S LEADING BUSINESS SCHOOL
It makes a difference where you study. NHH is one of the best business schools in Europe and is a member of the exclusive CEMS network (– the strategic alliance of 30 leading business schools, 65 multinational companies and five NGO partners. We welcome talented students from across the world to our master’s programmes and offer them a first-rate education – with no tuition fee.
At NHH we have close links to business and industry. The school's extensive cooperation with Norwegian and international companies will make sure you get a learning experience that is relevant, up to date and focused on helping you become a business leader of tomorrow. Our students get inspiration from meeting representatives from the business community all year round through guest lectures, case presentations, seminars and conferences, career days and company presentations.
NHH candidates quickly find relevant, well paid jobs after their studies, shows NHH’s labour market survey (2018). The labour market survey is an annual survey of how NHH graduates are received in the labour market. It was sent to the 489 candidates who graduated in spring 2018.
The responses show that over 92 % had found work six months after completing their master’s degrees. About 3.5 % of the candidates chose to continue their studies at NHH or other educational institutions. Among those in employment, 85.6% stated that they had received a job offer before they had graduated. 96 % consider their work to be relevant to their education from NHH.
We are, as the only Norwegian institution, a member of CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education. CEMS is a global alliance of academic and corporate institutions dedicated to educating and preparing future generations of global business leaders to enter into a multilingual, multicultural and interconnected business world through the CEMS Masters in International Management.