Full-time MBA

Master (1 year) of , 60 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution Copenhagen Business School (CBS)
Campus Frederiksberg Campus
Duration 1 year
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 43000 EUR


The Full-time MBA from Copenhagen Business School is a 12-month, triple-accredited programme (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB) which brings together talented professionals from around the globe for an intense learning experience. The programme is split into three trimesters, the first two covering courses such as organisational behaviour, management accounting, marketing management, corporate finance, and strategic management, allowing you to build up a strong, 360 degree business foundation.

The final trimester is composed of elective courses and a 4-month long Integrated Strategy Project, where you will work in teams with an internationally-oriented company on a real-life strategic challenge, putting your MBA skills to practice and gaining experience working with companies in the region.
See full list of elective courses and descriptions online here

Career Opportunities

The CBS Full-time MBA is designed to prepare you to lead and transform businesses. Students come from a diverse background of industries and job functions and similarly, graduates go on to a variety of careers. 30% of graduates choose to remain and work in Denmark while others return to their home country or to job opportunities around the globe. 80% of CBS MBAs are employed within six months of graduation and there is an average of 38% increase in their salaries.

Industries graduates from 2010-2013 have found employment within:
  • Information Technology and Telecom: 15%
  • Finance & Security: 13%
  • Healthcare & Pharma: 9%
  • Management Consulting: 7%
  • Marketing & Communications: 7%
  • Manufacturing/Operations: 6%
  • Energy: 5%
  • Consulting (other): 5%
  • Consumer Goods: 5%
  • Shipping: 5%
  • Cleantech: 3%
  • Education: 3%
  • Property/Real Estate: 2%
  • Other: 15%  


Admissions requirements for this program are:
  • Bachelor degree or an equivalent professional qualification
  • At least three years of full-time post-bachelor degree work experience
  • GMAT (min 550) or equivalent GRE
  • Two references (to be provided within the application software)
  • Good command of English (TOEFL not required)
  • Interview (for those who are invited to this step)
Applications are handled on a semi-rolling basis and you are recommended to apply as soon as possible.

Candidates who possess the necessary qualifications assessed through a combination of work experience, academics, motivation, recommendations and other factors will be invited for an interview. A member of the Admissions Committee conducts the interview via telephone or in-person. International candidates are strongly encouraged to come to Copenhagen for an interview day. Applicants will be notified via email with their invitation to an interview.

See more about the application process and deadlines here.


Tuition fee is payable in Danish Kroner only.
Tuition fee for 2015-2016 is DKK 319,000. This is approximately EUR 43,000 or USD 59,000 (based on the exchange rate per March 2014) Non-EU/EEA students must pay an additional administrative fee of DKK 17,200.

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Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

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

First Deadline

Application date
Jan 05
Start date
Sep 01

Second Deadline

Application date
Apr 12
Start date
Sep 01

Third Deadline

Application date
May 17
Start date
Sep 01

Frederiksberg Campus


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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