Introduction to the programme
Business studies with a focus on developing countries
The master’s programme Business Studies + International Development Studies gives you insight into companies’ organization, management, and development. You will learn to analyse the organizational processes in light of the conditions imposed by the environment; you will understand the interaction between social, political, cultural and socio-economic trends in developing countries, and be able to use new development theories as a basis for identifying development problems in developing countries.
The programme provides training in how to translate theoretical analyses of companies in specific models for change, innovation and entrepreneurship within the company’s area of action. You will learn to identify relevant options for the management and organization of specific situations, based on development theories and business economics theories, methods and analyses. You will become qualified to organize the conditions for the development and regulation of companies’ circumstances and to participate in the organization and management of private and public activities focused on development.
The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in:
- Public authorities working with development strategies and policies in developing countries
- International aid organizations in charge of development projects, both in the public and private sectors
- Private companies operating in developing countries and globally
- Consultancies who provide advisory services for development projects
- Interest groups seeking to influence policy agendas in relation to aid to developing countries
This degree qualifies you for a PhD.
Applicants with other bachelor’s degree than those listed as qualifying for admission
If you hold another bachelor’s degree than the ones mentioned in this document, you can still apply for admission to the master’s programme. In order to gain admission you must have a relevant bachelor’s degree with qualifications corresponding to one of the bachelor’s degrees qualifying for admission. When you have applied, the university will assess the academic content of your bachelor’s degree. If the university assesses that your bachelor’s degree is relevant and gives you qualifications that correspond to one of the qualifying degrees, you may be offered admission. If the university assesses that your bachelor’s degree is relevant for admission to the master’s programme which you have applied for but that you lack few essential qualifications, the university may decide that you have to complete prerequisite studies amounting to no more than 30 ECTS points in order to be admitted. You must complete prerequisite studies before being enrolled in the master’s programme.
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