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MSc Business Administration - Strategy and Management in International Organisations, 120 credits

Business administration


The overall purpose of the two-year master’s programme in Business Administration - Strategy and Management in International Organisations (SMIO) is to educate a new generation of managers and researchers who understand science and business in an international setting.

The learning pillars of the programme are research-based knowledge grounded in rich empirical examples, a focus on critical and in-depth analysis, and communication of results. The programme seeks to simulate students’ future work environment and hence, learning processes focus on teamwork, leadership and organisation, and they are set in an environment where the study tempo and expectations are high.

Programme facts

Degree: Master of Science with a major in business administration
Language: English
Duration: Two years, 120 credits
Pace of study: Full-time
Campus: Linköping
Application code: LIU-91000
Application period: 15 Oct - 15 Jan
Start date: August / September

Tuition fees

Citizens from within the EU/EEA and Switzerland: No tuition fees

All others: SEK 110,000 (approx. USD 16,100/EUR 12,000) per academic year

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Programme specific requirements

A bachelor's degree in business administration or economics with at least 90 credits (3 semesters of full-time study) in the subject of business administration is required.

Each applicant must enclose a letter of intent written in English, explaining why they want to study this programme, and a summary of their bachelor's essay or project. If applicants hold a degree that does not include a bachelor's essay or project, then their letter of intent should describe previous studies and any other academic activities related to the master's programme.

All supporting documents, including the letter of intent and the specific paper, should be sent to University Admissions in Sweden, FE 1, SE-833 83 Stroemsund, Sweden.

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Last updated: 2014-04-01