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Programmes

Business, Language and Culture (Sønderborg/Flensburg)

Master (2 years) of business, language and culture, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Sønderborg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3250 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website www.sdu.dk/en/uddannelse/kandidat/cand,-d-,merc,-d-,int

Description

Extend your knowledge in the areas of business economics and business language.

Career Opportunities  

This programme prepares you for an internationally oriented career in organisations which require their employees to understand several languages, and the business culture of several countries, as well as having a solid grounding in economics and business administration.

About the Degree

Working in business enterprises or organisations with an international orientation, one may seldom rely on knowledge of economics and business administration alone. Mastering foreign languages and being able to cope with the challenges of foreign cultures is equally important, for instance when negotiating agreements on financial or other matters.
This programme offers you the opportunity to extend your knowledge in the areas of business economics and business language. Faced with growing political, economic, cultural and social globalisation, business employees will have to be able to work across national and linguistic borders.
This Masters degree will provide you with a high level of qualifications for analysing, evaluating, and performing the tasks involved in the international activities of business enterprises, tasks in which communication and mediation skills often play an important role. Thus the study programme combines foreign language competences with the study of social conditions as well as economic and sociological factors influencing decision-making processes in various cultures.
You have the possibility to get a double degree from SDU and Universität Flensburg as a Cand.Merc.Int student in Flensburg/ Sønderborg.

Course structure
 
This degree comprises 2 years of graduate study following the BA in international business administration and modern languages. In addition to its three semesters of teaching, one semester is reserved for writing the master's thesis.
Certain courses are compulsory for all students in the first two semesters. In addition, students must choose one of four profiles as a specialisation (Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Organisation, Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource Management, Marketing and Media Management). The third semester is spent studying elective modules, while the fourth is reserved for writing of your Masters thesis. You will find an intercultural study environment in Sønderborg and Flensburg, in which foreign languages are not just a study programme, but a part of your everyday life.

Admission  

To be admitted to this programme, you must hold a Bachelor's degree from a relevant Business Administration discipline. 

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Please see the specific language entry requirements here  

Apply directly at the University of Southern Denmark with all relevant documentation. 

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the University of Southern Denmark directly. 
A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education http://ufm.dk/en/recognition

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 


For Further Information


Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System


Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

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