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International Business and Marketing, MSc

Reykjavik University, Iceland

Reykjavik University

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MScFull-time, Part-time4 - 8 semesterAugustEUR 3050 per semesterEUR 5350 per semester

About International Business and Marketing, MSc - at Reykjavik University

International business and marketing studies prepare students for working in an international business environment. The programmes aim to deepen the student´s understanding of marketing and the international business environment, as well as strengthen analytical and communication skills, and the ability to develop and make use of business opportunities in an international operating environment. Students will also develop strong critical thinking skills and become adept in using independent and scientific work methods.

  • The programme is taught in English but elective courses taught in Icelandic are also available.
  • Our student body comes from all over the world, including a number of exchange students from our partner universities.
  • Our curriculum is developed in consultation with leading Icelandic companies ensuring the content is relevant to today´s business environment. 

Teaching methods

Each course in the programme is designed to foster a dynamic interaction among students and professors in order to promote a rich learning environment. The teaching environment helps students develop a knowledge base and set of professional skills, and provides a firm foundation for advanced academic study or for entering the global marketplace.

Semester abroad or Internship

In the third semester students undertake either a semester abroad, at one of our partner universities, or an internship. Students can apply for ERASMUS or NORDPLUS grants to finance their period of study abroad. This is an important part of the programme providing students with a unique opportunity to explore the world and prepare for the challenges that professionals face in an the ever-changing international business world. International students can apply for an exemption to take electives instead of going abroad.

Entry requirements

Admissions requirements

  • BSc Business Administration or related field.
  • Individuals with a degree in other fields can apply for admission to the programme (MSc and MIBM) provided that upon starting the programme, they have completed undergraduate courses in accounting and managerial accounting, or will take such courses at RU in place of elective courses during their studies.
  • Excellent English language skills.
  • Further education and professional experience benefit applicants in the evaluation process.

Application deadline

The application deadline for the fall semester is 30 April. 
Applicants outside the EU/EEA must submit an application prior to 1 February. 

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