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Programmes

International Business and Politics (MSc)

Master (2 years) of Science in International Business and Politics, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Copenhagen Business School (CBS)
Campus Frederiksberg Campus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6250 EUR
Website http://www.cbs.dk/uddannelse/kandidatuddannelser/msc-in-international-business-and-politics

Description

By understanding the international, political, economic and to some extend legal dynamics that shape the world we live in, you are able to critically analyse and understand political and business dynamics and how they influence each other. You learn about international businesses, national and international political institutions and NGO’s and how these different actors cooperate, compete and influence each other in an international environment. You learn to navigate and analyse the ‘grey’ areas between international business, international law and national, regional and international political systems in order to understand contemporary changes in world society.

The integration of international business and politics is central to the programme, but it also covers key aspects of international law.
You learn about international businesses, national and international political institutions and NGO’s and how these different actors cooperate, compete and influence each other in an international environment. You learn to navigate and analyse the ‘grey’ areas between international business, international law and national, regional and international political systems in order to understand contemporary changes in world society. You gain knowledge of  political institutions and how they create, adjust and limit markets nationally as well as internationally.

Read more about the programme on cbs.dk/gradibp


Career Opportunities

In this programme you gain an international perspective and understanding of the practical problems that international organisations face within the areas of international business, politics and law. You gain strong analytical competencies, based among other things on the ability to identify and analyse political, economic, and to some extent legal aspects of problems. The knowledge gained and the strong analytical proficiency is an important asset in future careers.

The career opportunities are broad and graduates pursue careers within many different areas. With an MSc in International Business and Politics you can for example pursue a career within international businesses, consulting companies, interest organisations, NGO’s,  and public organisations such as ministries, the EU, or the UN system.  Some IBP graduates have also started their own companies. 

About the degree

International Business and Politics is a two-year master programme that is divided into 4 semesters. The autumn semester runs from September through November with exams in December and January; and the spring semester from February through April with exams in May and June.The first year consists of eight mandatory courses and three specialisation courses. The specialisation courses can be chosen freely from the pool of courses offered by the three profiles. For instance one course from each profile or two courses from one profile and one course from another. If you choose at least two courses from one profile you will obtain a specialisation in this profile on your diploma.
The three profiles are:
  • International Business (IB)
  • International Political Economy (IPE)
  • Law (LAW)
The second year consists of elective courses and the master thesis. 

Student life
For information about student life at CBS, you can visit studentlife.cbs.dk to watch videos and get in touch with international students currently enrolled at the university.

Admission

You are qualified for admission to this programme if you fulfil the specific entry requirements, the language requirement, and have a relevant academic bachelor degree.

Find specific requirements and more information about admission and application on www.cbs.dk/graduateadmission

Apply directly at CBS with all relevant documentation.

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students from outside the EU, EEA or 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






Frederiksberg Campus

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Copenhagen Business School (CBS) was established in 1917. Today, with 20,000 students and 1,500 employees, CBS is one of the largest business schools in Europe and one of the 8 Danish universities

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