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Business Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.

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Master Degree in Business Studies in Sweden

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International Master in Business Analytics & Big Data (BABD)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Full time 12 

Business Analytics and Big Data is an innovative programme based on a holistic educational experience, where theory and practice are fully interlaced through the continuous support of companies and international partners. Furthermore, being in constant relationship with the Big Data Analytics & Business Intelligence Observatory of Politecnico di Milano, the course is at the forefront of research on ICTs for big data analysis and management. This truly unique programme is jointly offered by MIP and CEFRIEL - Politecnico di Milano and it is in partnership with IBM. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Business Studies in Sweden. In partnership with CEFRIEL Start date: September Format: Full Time Duration: 12 months Tuition fee: € 14,000 Language: English Location: Milan Admission Requirements: 3 or 4 year Bachelor's degree (minimum 180 ECTS) Business Analytics and Big Data is an innovative programme based on a holistic educational experience, where theory and practice are fully interlaced through the continuous support of companies and international partners. Furthermore, being in constant relationship with the Big Data Analytics & Business Intelligence Observatory of Politecnico di Milano, the course is at the forefront of research on ICTs for big data analysis and management. This truly unique programme is jointly offered by MIP and CEFRIEL - Politecnico di Milano and it is in partnership with IBM. With the Big Data revolution an ever-growing number of leading organizations and governments are launching big data initiatives to gain actionable insights, drive key decisions and improve performance across all business functions. Welcome to the International Master in Business Analytics and Big Data designed to train a new generation of data-savvy professionals able to manage complex business analytics problems across a variety of different industries and environments. This truly unique programme is jointly offered by MIP and CEFRIEL- Politecnico di Milano. Be prepared for the jobs of the future as Business Analyst and Big Data Manager. The Partners MIP Politecnico di Milano: a global business school accredited by EQUIS, AMBA, EFMD and ranked by the Financial Times amongst the best European business schools, further complemented by it's deeply rooted knowledge and reputation in the luxury value chain management. The quality of the competencies expressed are also supported by the strong links developed with the Faculty of Engineeirng and Design of Politecnico di Milano, which is the largest one in Europe. CEFRIEL – Politecnico di Milano is a not-for-profit center of excellence in the field of Digital Innovation, established by Politecnico di Milano in 1988. CEFRIEL shareholders include Universities, Public Administration, and leading multinational companies in ICT and Media sectors. Since its inception, CEFRIEL mission has been to strengthen existing ties between the academic and business worlds through a multidisciplinary approach that innovates products and services with ICT and Design. CEFRIEL competences span all areas of ICT expertise, from microelectronics to the most advanced user experience models, addressing both technological and project management issues. CEFRIEL is actually able to merge technical and design skills with business and process expertise, thus working side by side with companies to create innovative and one-of-a-kind solutions, and offering advanced educational programs to graduate students and innovation executive professionals. Moreover, the center actively participates in European research projects and contributes to the dissemination of their results. CEFRIEL offices are located in Italy and USA, Cincinnati (Ohio), so to address the growing innovation demands both of its national and international clients. IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits. Innovation is at the core of IBM's strategy. The company develops and sells software and systems hardware and a broad range of infrastructure, cloud and consulting services. Today, IBM is focused on five growth initiatives - Cloud, Big Data and Analytics, Mobile, Social Business and Security. IBMers are working with customers around the world to apply the company's business consulting, technology and R&D expertise to enable systems of engagement that deliver dynamic insights for businesses and governments worldwide. WHO IS IT DESIGNED FOR? The programme is specifically conceived for graduates who wish to acquire and develop advanced quantitative skills to analyze data describing transactions, interactions or people's behavior, in order to extract relevant insights, optimize actions and drive innovation. Students backgrounds reflect the dual focus of the master, coming from computer science, economics, engineering, management, mathematics, science or statistics. While having different academic backgrounds, students all share a deep interest in analytics and big data technologies for creating business value. Relevant career positions revolve around the roles of data scientist, business analyst and big data manager, and might include among others: Data Users: Business folks in the end user corporate community able to exploit insights from data to make better decisions. Data Producers: Data analysts able to use the appropriate tools to convert analytical problems into analytical solutions. Data Interpreters: Professionals able to understand both users and producers establishing a successful communication among them. Modules The course is entirely taught in English and has a duration of 12 months starting in September. The programme is divided into seven major modules: General Management, Data management and Warehousing, Foundamentals of Statistics and Data Visualization, Predictive Analytics and Business Applications, Analytics for Management and Electives. The master will end with the Project Work to present. Admissions IDEAL CANDIDATES FOR THE PROGRAMME The International Master in Business Analytics and Big Data is specifically designed for young graduated talents that want to be prepared for the jobs of the future as Business Analyst and Big Data Manager. Students with 3 or 4-year Bachelor's degree (minimum 180 ECTS) in the areas of Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Management, Mathematics, Science or Statistics from Accredited Institutions are eligible for the programme. APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2016 PROGRAMME Applications for the September 2016 intake are now closed. Applications for the September 2017 intake will open in September 2016. Non-EU students are encouraged to apply at least three months before the start of the programme in order to allow enough time for the Declaration of Value (DOV) procedure for Italy and establishment of the student visa. If you would like more information about the International Master in Business Analytics and Big Data, please download our programme brochure by clicking the link, or write to infomasters@mip.polimi.it and we will respond to your requests in a timely fashion. Visit the BABD Frequently Asked Questions page to find out more! [-]

Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship

Karolinska Institutet
Campus Full time August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is tailored for students with a background in biomedicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, healthcare or medicine with courses addressing the central themes of how to manage and develop life science companies. [+]

The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is tailored for students with a background in biomedicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, healthcare or medicine with courses addressing the central themes of how to manage and develop life science companies. Do you envision yourself working in the life science industry in the future? As a graduate from the Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship (MBE) you will have a solid foundation for working with the development and management of projects and companies in the life science field. A key concept within this programme is the application of knowledge in the real world. We use real cases to learn from and many of the lecturers are experienced business leaders who share their knowledge and act as inspiration. The programme is interdisciplinary with regards to the background of both the students as well as teachers and the pedagogical methods that are used in the programme. Some of the courses in the programme are offered together with our partner institutions in Stockholm. The business administration courses are offered by the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and the elective courses by Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship. The programme includes two internships at companies, authorities or other relevant organisations, in Sweden or abroad, where you apply what you have learnt to create a mutually beneficial experience for you and the hosting company. The degree project is also commonly performed in a company setting. These experiences give you valuable knowledge and insights as well as networks that will provide you with a head start for your future career. Programme outline *might be subject to changes Semester 1 Industrial management Entrepreneurship in the life sciences Project management Behavioural management control Semester 1 and 2 Development of products in the biomedical industry Semester 2 Market analysis Practical Placement 1 Elective course Semester 3 Business development Scientific method Practical placement Semester 4 Degree project Career opportunities The programme provides a solid foundation for a career in the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical technology or other related industries working with marketing, project management, business development or venture capital among other relevant positions. Specific entry requirements A bachelor's degree or a professional degree equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits in health care, biomedicine, biology, cellular and molecular biology, pharmaceutics, chemistry, medicine or biotechnology. Proficiency in the English language should be documented by an internationally recognized test such as TOEFL: internet based (iBT) with a total score of at least 90 and minimum score of 20 on written test, paper based (PBT) with a total score of at least 575, and minimum score of 4.5 on written test, or IELTS (academic) with an overall mark of at least 6.5 and no band less than 5.5; or other documentation that according to regulations certifies the equivalence of English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school. Selection The selection is based on an overall assessment of the applicant's qualifications such as previous education, relevant work and/or research experience and statement of intent. Letters of recommendation are not required. Applicants to Karolinska Institutet´s Global Master´s programmes are asked to complete a CV form that will be used in the selection process. Contact the Admissions Office at KI if you have any questions, admissions@ki.se Application and tuition fees If you have citizenship within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland, you are not required to pay application or tuition fees. Application fee 900 SEK Tuition fee Total amount: 360 000 SEK First instalment: 90 000 SEK [-]

Master's Programme in Finance

Umeå University, Umeå School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Umeå

This Master's Programme in Finance is given by the Umeå School of Business and Economics. This program provides a conceptual and analytical framework for understanding and applying financial theory and offers a thorough grounding in finance that its graduates can ... [+]

Master's Programme in Finance, 120 ECTS

This program is given by the Umeå School of Business and Economics. This program provides a conceptual and analytical framework for understanding and applying financial theory and offers a thorough grounding in finance that its graduates can build upon for the remainder of their business careers. Corporate Finance and Credit and Risk Management cover both long-term and short-term financial management for firms. Investments and Financial Statement Analysis provide in-depth insights into the valuation, management, and construction of investment portfoliosWith the exception of some elective courses, the program is offered in English. Level of Education: Second degree studies.... [-]


Master programme in textile management (fashion management)

University of Borås
Campus Full time 1 - 1  August 2017 Sweden Borås

The Master’s Programme in Fashion Marketing is a response to the growing demands of the fashion industry for creative and skilled people. The challenges for fashion companies involve not only dealing with increased global competition but also with .... [+]

Master in Fashion Management with specialisation in Fashion Marketing and Retailing   The Master’s Programme in Fashion Marketing is a response to the growing demands of the fashion industry for creative and skilled people. The challenges for fashion companies involve not only dealing with increased global competition but also with issues of sustainability and C SR (Corporate Social Responsibility) as well as active consumers. The programme will give you insight into and competence in understanding these challenges and working with fashion marketing, brand management and consumer behavior as well as comprehension of planning and performing marketing activities. The programme provides knowledge about fashion marketing both in theory and in applications. The programme provides knowledge about fashion marketing both in theory and in applications. It will enable you to analyse problems, manage brand ownership, or to design marketing programmes in the fashion and apparel sector based on knowledge of consumer trends, attitudes and behaviour. Sustainability aspects run like a thread through the programme. The structure of the fashion and apparel sector is characterised by an increased polarization between global players and specialised enterprises. By increasing competition the force of globalisation brings forward new ways of marketing, communication and distribution for small, medium-sized and global enterprises. After completing the programme you will have the skills for and be well prepared to work in various responsible positions in fashion trade. Upon graduation, you will have the ability to: demonstrate and apply broad knowledge of textile and fashion processes, methods and applications in management perspective, in particular in-depth knowledge of the textile and fashion value chain, with emphasis on brand management, consumer insight, trade and economics, business abilities and communication; critically and systematically gather literature and theory within the textile and fashion management area; analyse and find solutions to organisational issues on textiles flows, marketing and branding; integrate and apply knowledge in the field for research and development purposes and other skilled activities quickly obtain new organisational skills and apply them to fashion-related development and innovation by creating, analyzing and critically evaluating various market-related solutions; develop and design textile and fashion processes and systems with regard to human conditions and needs and society’s objectives for economically, socially and ecologically sustainable development; participate in teamwork and cooperate in groups of differing composition Entry Requirements Bachelor´s degree in Technology/Engineering, Management, Business Administration, Media or Design, 180 credits, or equivalent. Verified knowledge of English corresponding to the course English B in the Swedish Upper Secondary School or a Bachelor´s degree from a university in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland or Iceland. Examination Master of Science (One Year) with a major in Fashion Management with specialization in Fashion Marketing. [-]

CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master in Operations Management and Control

Stockholm University - Stockholm Business School
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

This programme is unique in Sweden and the basic idea is to gather students with a bachelor’s degree in for example business administration, computer and systems sciences, political science, law, medicine or engineering with no previous academic background in operations management. [+]

Operations Management and Control

Are you interested in finding solutions to complex managerial problems and creating value for customers? Our new two-year MSc programme in Operations Management and Control will provide you with the knowledge and tools needed to manage the dynamic challenges of modern public organisations and businesses.

Why operations management?

Operations management is the activity of managing the resources which are devoted to the production and delivery of products and services. It involves the design, management and improvement of products, services, processes and supply chains. This might sound abstract, but these processes are constantly going on all around us and are therefore relevant in all sectors of society. This is an exceptional opportunity to study operations management without any previous background in the area as it covers the topic from a strategic, financial and business development perspective, rather than from a technical and mathematical view. ... [-]

Master in International Business (CEMS MIM)

Stockholm School of Economics
Campus Full time August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Provides you with the tools to master the challenges of management and strategy in global organizations. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Business Studies in Sweden. Do you love meeting new people and cultures, leading and collaborating, inspiring and being inspired by talented professionals from different backgrounds? Welcome to International Business! The MSc in International Business provides you with the tools to master the challenges of management and strategy in global organizations. The program combines advanced analytical training with active learning in real projects together with SSE and CEMS corporate partners. In the International Business program you work on an advanced level with topics focused on running and developing global organizations. The program use strategy and marketing tools to put the firm in context and explore how firms influence their competitive environments. The program also learn how to make firms grow and prosper from the inside, through innovations and management practices that build operational excellence. Leadership and teamwork in multi-cultural contexts is studied as well as practiced through live projects and group work, and reflected upon through interaction with executives. Ethics and CSR is integrated in several courses to mirror the integrated role it should have in everyday decision-making. Language and skills training provides the essential management communication tools needed for your future work. In the program there are components of real, “live” projects together with corporate partners of SSE and of CEMS. Through the combination of topics covered in the program, you will acquire a deep and integrated understanding of how international firms and other organizations function, how to navigate them to achieve results, and, last but not least, how to improve them and the things they do. The program is fully integrated into the CEMS Master in International Management. Upon fulfilling the graduation requirements of SSE and of CEMS, you will be awarded both a Master of Science degree from SSE and a Master degree from CEMS, the prestigious global alliance of management education.​ Specific program requirements: ​ 1) A Bachelor degree with at least 90 ECTS in Business Administration (including up to 30 ECTS in Economics) 2) GMAT or GRE test - GMAT score of 600 or more. - GRE score (Quantitative) of 155 or more. - For both formats the recommended score for - Analytical Writing part - in the range of 4.5-5.0 or higher.​ The GMAT code is MFV-98-44, GRE code is 6213 3) Proficiency in English Proficiency in English is the only language requirement for admission, and it must be documented in one of the following ways: - IELTS score (Academic) of 7 or more - TOEFL total score of 100 or more (internet based) - CAE scoring in least B - CPE scoring at least B - BEC scoring in least B TOEFL test scores must be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS), to University Admissions in Sweden (institution code: SWEDEN 3477). IELTS/CAE/CPE/BEC scores should be reported by the test center to University Admissions in Sweden. English language test exemptions (ONLY THESE CASES): a) English as native language, or b) a Bachelor’s degree from a program conducted completely in English in an English-speaking country or from either a CEMS member schools or an EQUIS/AACSB accredited school. 4) Proficiency in another CEMS language Applicants should document the full range of languages they command, including their mother tongue. This should be included in the CV and may be included in the letter of motivation. Relevant proof of language proficiency should also be included as part of the application. Beyond this, the SSE program in International Business requires a degree of proficiency in two additional languages as graduation requirements. 5) CV, a letter of motivation and your choice of schools. In reviewing applications, assessors take into account all international and transcultural experience including knowledge of languages, work or studies abroad, international or multilingual family experience and relevant extracurricular activities. You need to submit: - CV - ​Letter of motivation is for both MBM/International Business and for the CEMS MIM program (one page, A4 or US letter format). - A brief text that ranks the eight CEMS schools you prefer for your semester abroad and that explains your choices for the top three. Keep this text to one page (A4 or US letter format).​ - A passport size photo Assessment center Successful applicants will be invited to the SSE Assessment Center. [-]

Master in Management - IPM

ICN Business School
Campus Full time

The Master in Management (Grande École Degree) program trains tomorrow's professionals to be able to perform across the boundaries between management and other disciplines. [+]

The Master in Management (Grande École Degree) program trains tomorrow's professionals to be able to perform across the boundaries between management and other disciplines. Students receive a thorough grounding in management disciplines. This gives them the confidence to confront, after many experiences both in the classroom and off-campus, a wide range of challenging and unique situations to which they will be asked to provide innovative solutions. Degree awarded: ICN Master in Management Degree – Degree approved by the French Government. Ministry of Higher Education Visa of Approval: ICN Business School is hereby authorized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research to award the Degree of Master to successful graduates of its 2 years program ICN Master in Management. Why join the program? Build your customized program depending on your professional project: choose your specialization among 12 study Routes and more than 20 Artem Workshops. 
 Choose, from among the ICN's 130 partners in 50 countries, the foreign university which you think will contribute most to your training program (optional). 
 Learn to overcome yourself and to manage your future career thanks to the Management Seminars included in the program. PROGRAM CONTENT: 1st year (Master program or IPM): Common Core Course: Data analysis; Business environment; Intercultural communication; Professional skills; Cost accounting; Organizational behavior; Management control; Investment and financing decisions; IS management; Strategic marketing; Project management; Strategic analysis; Organizational design; Industrial and services marketing; Intercultural management; Risk and company valuation Specializations: Arts and Entertainment Industry Management; Audit; Banking, Funds and Markets; Communication and Digital Marketing; Management Control; Product/Service Design Innovation; Distribution, E-Commerce and Key Account Management; Corporate Finance; International Brand Management; Management of Innovation; Talent Management in Organizations; Banking and Insurance Artem Courses: choose your Artem Workshop among over 20 Workshops “Team Spirit” Seminar Internship: 3 months in a company 2nd year (Master program only): Common Core Course: Governance, ethics and CSR; Managing early growth and performance; Leadership; Strategy Management; Risk Management Option 1: Continuation of the Specialization choosen during the 1st year program Option 2: Choice of an ICN or an International Double Degree Artem Courses: Common Artem Courses + Artem Innovation Challenge (competition with Students from Artem Alliance) “Developing your career” Seminar Internship: 6 months in a company in France or abroad Requirements: Admission for international students: Students holding a Bachelor degree or a recognized foreign 3-year degree: 
 Admission on to 1st year for 2 years of study (Master in Management program)
  Admission on to 1st year for 1 year of study (IPM program) Admission Selection: Selection will be made on the basis of the completed application submitted (an oral interview can be organized). The application should contain: certified academic transcripts from all universities attended, a curriculum vitae, a covering letter and attestations of languages. Copy of the Certificate(s) of language(s) indicating level achieved [for non-native speakers of the language(s) required]: English language: TOEFL (79-80 IBT), TOEIC (750-800), GMAT (550), IELTS (6,5), Certificate of Cambridge (level C) French language: DALF or DELF (level B2) The admissions jury will meet in June. Practical information: Length of studies: 2 years of studies 
 Campuses location and languages of study: English track: Metz (France) or Nuremberg (Germany) for the 1st year program; Metz or Nancy (France) for the 2nd year program French track: Nancy (France) for the 2-year program Information: some options or modules of the program depend on the Campus choosen [-]

Master's Programme in Public Planning for Sustainable Development

Örebro University
Campus Full time August 2017 Sweden Örebro

The focus of the programme is sustainable development as a vital challenge to our societies that needs to be seriously addressed by governments and public administrations. The programme is a cooperation between Human Geography, Political Science and Sociology and is a one year master, 60 credits. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Business Studies in Sweden. Would you like to develop skills and tools that enable you to contribute to a more sustainable society? If that is the case, this programme is tailor-made for you! The focus of the programme is sustainable development as a vital challenge to our societies that needs to be seriously addressed by governments and public administrations. The programme is a cooperation between Human Geography, Political Science and Sociology and is a one year master, 60 credits. The first semester you take multidisciplinary courses that focus on sustainable development as a political and professional challenge and contribute to theoretical and empirical insights into the complexity of different environmental problems and their connection to social and economic dimensions. You develop an understanding of how environmental problems are framed and how these frames impact on what strategies and solutions are chosen as well as help explain why some problems are not handled at all. You also gain knowledge of what the role as a professional public official and planner can and ought to mean when working for a more sustainable society. Sustainable development is further described and analyzed from a comparative perspective to give insights into why and how conditions, problem patterns and strategies vary around the world. In the courses, we problematize theoretical perspectives on sustainable development and we also apply theories in relation to concrete cases of sustainable planning. Method of instructions and varied and include practical applications and problem-based learning. During the second semester, you choose between three courses that are focused on sustainable development with specialization in either Human Geography, Political Science or Sociology. These three courses start with a joint course module in method and analysis, which develops your insights and skills in methods and analyses of particular relevance to sustainable development. You practice your abilities and skills in operationalizing by working with different sustainability indicators and by working creatively to develop new, alternative indicators. You will also have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and abilities in traditional field-studies. In addition, you will acquire knowledge and skills in forward-looking studies, like scenario techniques and prognosis. The second semester ends with thematic studies and an independent project. Specific entry requirements A first-cycle qualification comprising at least 180 credits of which at least 90 credits are for specialised study in one of the main fields of study human geography, sociology, political science, history, gender studies, media and communication studies, or another social science subject. The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English 6" or "English B" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School. Qualifications (degree awarded) Degree of Master of Arts/Science [60 credits] Career The programme has a clear professional profile, which will enhance the employability as a public official, planner and manager in governments, administrations and other organisations for which sustainable development is a vital goal, nationally and internationally. The programme further lays the ground to make Ph. D. education possible in one of the three main subjects of the programme. Additional information The application period is open between October 16th 2015 - January 15th, 2016. [-]

Master in Financial Engineering

Mälardalen University
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Eskilstuna

The MIMA Master's programme in Financial Engineering prepares you for a challenging and successful career in the international world of finance. You will learn to see finance from advanced quantitative perspectives, including the management of financial portfolios and risk analysis in financial markets. [+]

Master in Financial Engineering

The MIMA Master's programme in Financial Engineering prepares you for a challenging and successful career in the international world of finance. You will learn to see finance from advanced quanti-tative perspectives, including the management of financial portfolios and risk analysis in financial markets.

The Programme

This programme has a unique character. It is carefully designed and belongs to the very popular educational area of financial engineering.

Focusing on quantitative computer-based methods of financial analysis, the programme provides an advanced basis in Mathematics and Economics.

The programme is oriented towards financial real-life problems, and the textbooks have been chosen to support this approach. Advanced financial software is systematically used in the teaching. The best students are also involved in research activities and the development of experimental financial software. The programme is a natural continuation of the Bachelor’s programme Analytical Finance.... [-]


MRes in Business and Management Research Methods

University of Stirling
Campus Full time

The MRes in Business and Management Research Methods is a specialised degree for those looking to develop the skills to conduct high quality research into business, management, organisations and related areas. Many take the MRes in preparation for undertaking a doctorate (or take MRes modules as part of their first year PhD training) but the skills developed on the MRes will also be invaluable to those looking to conduct, evaluate and commission research in non-academic settings (for example in consultancy, development and policy making roles). [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Business Studies in Sweden. The MRes in Business and Management Research Methods is a specialised degree for those looking to develop the skills to conduct high quality research into business, management, organisations and related areas. Many take the MRes in preparation for undertaking a doctorate (or take MRes modules as part of their first year PhD training) but the skills developed on the MRes will also be invaluable to those looking to conduct, evaluate and commission research in non-academic settings (for example in consultancy, development and policy making roles). The emphasis is on producing researchers who are reflective and aware of the assumptions, strengths and limitations of their research; who are highly skilled in a multitude of management/organisational research techniques; and who are readily able to apply this knowledge in new and diverse domains. Whilst the programme provides specialist research training for those seeking academic careers employability is also key, with a strong practical focus. Accreditation The MRes in Business and Management Research Methods is accredited by the ESRC and the SGSS for training of PhD students. Top Reasons To Study With Us Accreditation — the course is accredited by the Economic & Social Research Council via the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Develop high quality research skills – the course prepares students for study at doctorate level as well as research-based roles in business and the public sector Expert teaching team — the team publish regularly in major journals, have a strong track record of securing research funding and regularly advise governmental and policy bodies Stirling’s global research rating — we’re among the top 25 in the UK according to REF 2014 Build your global network — study alongside international students across a range of business disciplines Course objectives The MRes course in Business and Management Research Methods is aimed at students wanting to: Undertake doctoral research in business and management. Equip themselves for an academic or commercial career in business and management research. Undertake, evaluate, commission or manage research in the commercial, public, or voluntary sectors. Our philosophy is that postgraduate business and management students need the understanding and skills associated with high quality academic research. This approach applies equally to those who become either academic scholars or professional practitioners. This course also serves as a generic entry point for the Stirling Management School Doctoral Programme. The Stirling Management School is a member institution of the ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Centre. It welcomes applications for +3 doctoral studentships in the following areas: Accounting and Finance and Business and Management. The MRes course provides you with broadly based, advanced research training that covers the social science research skills that are relevant for business, management, economic and policy research. On completion of the course students will: (a) Understand the ontological and epistemological basis of the various research approaches, their limitations and their implications for questions and design. (b) Be technically skilled in the use of qualitative, quantitative and experimental techniques and to collect and analyse data to an advanced level. (c) Have the transferable skills to apply this knowledge to the design, conduct and reporting of research projects. (d) Be able to critically analyse the methodologies used to conduct empirical research projects. What makes us different? Entry requirements Academic requirements A minimum of a second class honours degree or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. English language requirements If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills: IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade C Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Grade C Pearson Test of English (Academic): 54 with 51 in each component IBT TOEFL: 80 with no subtest less than 17 If you don’t meet the required score you may be able to register for one of our pre-sessional English courses. To register you must hold a conditional offer for your course and have an IELTS score 0.5 or 1.0 below the required standard. Scholarships & funding The MRes in Business and Management Research Methods is part of the application for the Doctoral Training Centre for Scotland by consortium of Scottish universities and replaces the prior recognition by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) under its 1+3 and +3 awards scheme. Under the Doctoral Training Scheme, UK students can apply to the ESRC for funded studentships that will cover fees and maintenance for the four-year programme (including the MRes), leading to the award of a PhD. Candidates from EU countries other than the UK are eligible to apply for a ‘fees only’ award. Further details of ESRC funding for postgraduates are available from: www.esrc.ac.uk Stirling Management School is committed to investing in academically talented students, enabling them to further their education with a reputable qualification from one of the many degree courses on offer at the University of Stirling. There are various categories of funding available to support the cost of your studies at the University of Stirling. Structure and content Stirling’s MRes in Business and Management Research Methods follows two taught semesters, which run from mid-September to late December, and from January until the end of May. Three modules are taken in each semester. After the Spring semester students undertake a dissertation over the summer months (see below). Students on the MRes in Business and Management Research Methods will start the semester at Stirling Management School with an intensive period of 'learning to learn' and teambuilding activities. This induction period (15th to 26th September) is introduced to enable students to develop new learning styles and understand the expectations that will be placed on them through an engaged and exploratory approach. Students will learn about themselves and their own interactional and learning styles. Students also learn about others and gain an appreciation of a diverse range of approaches to learning, along with cultural and individual differences. They will also discover more about the exciting year ahead, and what is expected of them. This induction period provides a foundation of activities to help students to fully integrate with the course and their fellow students so that they have the opportunity to gain the maximum out of the course and their interactions with others. The overall aim is for students to be fully engaged so that they are equipped to embark on the formal teaching course invigorated and committed to the journey ahead with newly developed intellectual, interactional and presentational skills. The taught content of the course furnishes students with expertise and skills across the whole range of techniques that are relevant for research in the areas of Business, Management and Organisations. Students learn the philosophical bases of research and how research questions may be developed and answered. The course then provides in depth coverage of quantitative, qualitative and experimental research methods, their uses and limitations and how they may be practically applied within research projects. The specific modules taken are: Autumn Semester Fundamentals and Philosophy of Management Research. Qualitative Methods for Management Research 1. Understanding and Using Statistics. Spring Semester Qualitative Methods for Management Research 2. Experiments for Decision making in Business and Policy. Survey Measurement and Analysis. Dissertation MRes students write a dissertation of up to 15,000 words on a topic approved in advance by the Course Director. The dissertation is the student’s chance to develop their own research questions and apply the methods they have learnt to their own research project. Students each have an expert supervisor for their dissertation who provides guidance and support throughout the process. The dissertation must be submitted within three months of completion of the taught course. The examiners may allow a dissertation which is considered unsatisfactory to be revised and submitted for re-assessment within a specified time period. Delivery and assessment Delivery takes the form of structured lectures, seminars and practicals that are supplemented by opportunities for independent learning and exploration. Assessment Assessment is by coursework, including written assignments and presentations, as well as the dissertation. Some modules also have an examination element (see detailed module descriptors). For the award of the Certificate - a student must complete at least 60 credits (3 modules), which must include the specified Certificate modules. For the award of the Diploma - a student must complete at least 120 SCQF credits (6 modules). For the award of the MRes - a student must successfully complete the Diploma programme and achieve a passing grade in the dissertation (at least 180 SCQF credits in total). Merit and Distinction- at the discretion of the Examination Board, exceptional candidates may be awarded the MRes or Diploma with Merit or Distinction if they perform at a suitable level across their modules and dissertation. Strengths The MRes in Business and Management Research Methods provides both a stand-alone Master of Research in Business and Management Research Methods and a programme of training for PhD researchers. It is part of a suite of very high prestige courses approved by the Economic and Social Research Council (the chief government sponsored agency that funds British-led economic and social research) for use in general research training of ESRC sponsored students undertaking PhD research. The course can be seen as equipping students for academic careers but it can also provide or enhance managers’ critical skills in both generating and evaluating the validity, reliability and limitations of evidence for decision making and implementation. Career opportunities The course is aimed at those who wish to embark on an academic or commercial career in business, management and related research. The course is also invaluable for those working in public policy areas who need to conduct, analyse and commission research. It also provides essential research training for those planning to study for a PhD. Employability Our students develop essential transferable skills, relevant to research. Skills include: critical thinking; analysis and interpretation of varied and complex data; making and supporting evidence based arguments; planning and implementing projects; self management; presentation skills; and self reflection. [-]

MSc in Human Ecology - Culture, Power and Sustainability

Lund University
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Lund

Drawing on fields such as anthropology, geography, sociology and economic history, the programme provides interdisciplinary perspectives and analytical tools for communicating [+]

Programme overview

The Master's Programme Human Ecology: Culture, Power, and Sustainability (CPS) is aimed at students who wish to gain advanced competence in Human Ecology. Examples of professions include education, journalism, environmental management, work in government and international agencies and development aid. The programme also prepares students for postgraduate studies.

The master's programme in Human Ecology provides trans-disciplinary perspectives and analytical tools for communicating about problems of sustainability. The programme represents an important complement to technological and natural science approaches to sustainability by focusing on the cultural dimensions of consumption and resource use, cultural perceptions of environment and economy, and social science perspectives on the global distribution of environmental problems.... [-]


Master in IT, Management and Innovation

Jönköping University
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Jönköping

This programme provides knowledge and skills in three key areas: project management, the use of IT in business, organisational and technological innovation, and the evaluation of IT in organisations. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Business Studies in Sweden. This programme provides knowledge and skills in three key areas: project management, the use of IT in business, organisational and technological innovation, and the evaluation of IT in organisations. The programme targets students with a bachelor degree in informatics/informa­tion systems, business administration or computer science. During the first semester, courses focus on project management and how to manage and evaluate information tech­nology innovations. During this semester, students perform a real-life project in groups. The second semester provides deep theoretical knowledge and tools required for managing and analysing information technology and information systems. The research methods cour­se during the second semester gives students knowledge of state-of-the-art research and the analytical skills to inde­pendently perform scientific work. All courses are given in English. The programme is open to students from around the world, and courses have a diverse international participation of students. This international atmosphere contributes to a broad perspective of the issues discussed in class. Internship Part of the elective semester can be devoted to an internship. Study abroad Students have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at one of our many partner universities. The alternative to international exchange is to study elective courses at JIBS. Both alternatives allows you to create your own individualized profile. After graduation After successfully completing the programme, students will have acquired good analytical skills and the ability to think strategically in terms of both business and technology and be qualified to work in local or international companies as IT managers, chief information officers or as a researcher. The programme also prepares students for doctoral studies. Courses NB Preliminary list of courses Year 1 Autumn Information Technology and Innovation Management 7.5 credits IT-Project Management in International Settings 7.5 credits Project in Informatics 7.5 credits Methods to Evaluate Information Technology Ventures 7.5 credits Year 1 Spring Enterprise Architecture and IT Architecture 7.5 credits Information Management 7.5 credits Entrepreneurial governance of IT 7.5 credits Research Methods in Informatics 7.5 credits Year 2 Autumn Studying abroad/Elective courses 30 credits Year 2 Spring Master Thesis in Informatics 30 credits Facts Credits: 120,0 Level: Master's Rate of study: Full-time Place of study: Campus-based Language: English Start date: Autumn 2016 Requirements: The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelors degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 credits at an accredited university) with at least 60 credits in informatics, business administration, computer science, computer engineering, information engineering, or equivalent. Proof of English proficiency is required. The number of places is limited. Selection is made based on: Academic results from bachelor level studies Letter of motivation GMAT (not required, but a good score may strengthen your application) [-]

Master's Programme in Business Analytics

Lappeenranta University of Technology
Campus Full time

The Master's Programme in Business Analytics is a modern multi-disciplinary engineering programme that is designed to provide graduates with a wide variety of hands-on business analytics skills that are extremely sought-after in industry today. [+]

The Master's Programme in Business Analytics is a modern multi-disciplinary engineering programme that is designed to provide graduates with a wide variety of hands-on business analytics skills that are extremely sought-after in industry today. Students finishing the programme successfully will be in high demand and have access to interesting positions in business and industry. The programme focuses on transferring both theoretical knowledge and technical skills in relevant business analytics methods, including data analytics, modelling, simulation, and multiple-criteria decision-making methods, and practical know-how on the use of the methods on real-world data in a real-world business or industrial context. The software and tools applied during the course are standard in the industry. The programme merges studies in industrial management, corporate finance, software engineering, and applied mathematics in a unique way, providing a very powerful combination of knowledge. Many courses are organised in association with companies to ensure industry relevance and the use of realistic problems and fresh data. We welcome ambitious students who are ready to work hard – in return, we offer the tools and know-how to become leading makers of the future in business and industry. Intended learning outcomes After completing the programme, you will be familiar with a wide range of business analytics methods and be able to model and solve data-based business and industrial problems independently. You will be able to: describe and use a wide variety of business analytics methods in a business or an industry context understand how business analytics can be used in business development and in developing industrial processes learn to use and to apply a selection of modern business analytics tools and software to solving real-world problems with real-world data demonstrate hands-on skills in applying business analytics to real-world business and industrial problems conduct an independent scientific research project, and report on and present it professionally Degree structure and studies The Master's programme in Business Analytics is a two-year study programme. It leads to the degree of Master of Technology, M. Sc. (Tech.), which is 120 ECTS credits. The programme includes core and specialisation studies in business analytics and minor studies in practical business and industry analytics. Core studies (19 ECTS credits) include courses on the background, basics, and tools of business analytics and business development, such as information systems in corporate management and decision-making and data bases in business analytics. Specialisation studies (77 ECTS credits) include courses on topics such as business analysis basics, systems dynamic modelling and simulation analysis, logistics and scheduling analysis, fuzzy data analysis, fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic, financial econometrics and advanced decision-making methods. Minor studies (24 ECTS credits) include practical business and industry analytics with modern BA tools and their practical application to real-world business problems with real-world data. Courses on topics such as big data in business and industry, machine learning, intelligent systems in business analysis, data mining, marketing analysis, data visualisation and pattern recognition. The Master's thesis and seminar, 30 ECTS credits, is a part of the specialisation studies. The thesis is a research project which requires approximately six months of full-time work. It is completed during the fourth semester of the degree programme. Career prospects As a programme graduate, you will be a perfect fit for the business development and business analytics teams of global corporations and SMEs. Hands-on skills in business analytics are in very high demand globally – there is a great shortage of business analytics professionals on the market. The programme is practical and career-oriented and gives you a unique multi-disciplinary education in technology and business, which is highly valued in the corporate world and industry. You will be prepared for a career in business analytics and analytical business development, whether as an analytics professional in an industrial or a service company or as a consultant. Entrepreneurship is also a realistic possibility with the pragmatic skill set you will acquire. [-]

Master in ICT Innovation

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The joint Master's programme in ICT Innovation offers seven tracks which combine technical competence with a set of skills in innovation and entrepreneurship. The programme lets you build a curriculum of your choice, based on your skills [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Business Studies in Sweden. The joint Master's programme in ICT Innovation offers seven tracks which combine technical competence with a set of skills in innovation and entrepreneurship. The programme lets you build a curriculum of your choice, based on your skills and interest in the area of ICT and innovation. It also enables you to study at two universities in two different European countries, receiving a double degree. Programme outline EIT ICT Labs has created a Master's programme joint between European top universities. The programme consists of seven tracks to choose from when applying to the programme, five of which are partially hosted by KTH. The programme focuses strongly on the acquisition of transferable skills, especially in innovation and entrepreneurship and the tracks are set up to ensure multiple career paths and create awareness of job types and functions in relevant industry, research domain or education. Besides gaining fundamental knowledge in each track, you will also learn how to get your innovations to the market. The master’s thesis that you prepare in collaboration with a business includes creating a business plan for the commercial exploitation of your project. A basic course in innovation and entrepreneurship and the Business Development Labs Course are the vital parts of this module. Those students who know what they want their future to look like can also specify which business partner organisation they would like to intern at. Also renowned European research facilities are partnered with EIT ICT Labs to provide assistance to students throughout the programme. Students that complete the programme will receive a degree from both universities in their individual study plan. They also earn an EIT ICT Labs certificate, documenting the EIT ICT Labs specific learning outcomes. Information on application and on each of the tracks partially hosted by KTH can be reached through the links below. Note that the Master's programme in ICT Innovation also is reffered to as EIT ICT Labs. - Internet Technology and Architecture (ITA) - Human Computer Interaction and Design (HCID) - Embedded Systems (ES) - Distributed Systems and Services (DSS) - Digital Media Technology (DMT) - Career prospects A wide range of first-class businesses are partnered with EIT ICT Labs to prepare students for their future careers. You will be working closely with business partners throughout the whole programme. You will also get the chance to prepare your master’s thesis with our partners on real-life projects. In addition to improving students’ cultural and language skills, this experience will give students expertise in their chosen technological field, as well as provide them with excellent qualifications for managerial posts in global markets. [-]