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Master's Programme (120 credits) in Strategic Entrepreneurship for International Growth with specialization in International Marketing, 120 credits

This two-year programme specialises in how to identify, create and exploit opportunities for international growth and development using entrepreneurial strategies. This programme is mainly focused on research aspects proving an opportunity to enhance the knowledge in marketing and leadership for international growth.

The programme provides you with cutting-edge theory and research in areas such as marketing, strategy, and entrepreneurship and innovation management, embedded in interactive and action-oriented teaching pedagogies. During the first year you specialise in either international marketing or strategic leadership.

The aim of the programme is to provide students with research knowledge and skills required for leading and managing entrepreneurial organizations in today’s highly competitive and increasingly international markets and environments.

The students can choose one of the two specializations- marketing and leadership during their study.

Year 1
Strategic Entrepreneurship (A) 7,5 credits
International Growth and Business Development (A) 7,5 credits
Research, Design and Methods (A) 7,5 credits
Management of Innovation Projects (A) 7,5 credits
International Marketing Communication (A) 7,5 credits
Strategic Renewal and Change (A) 7,5 credits

Elective courses in year 1
Strategic Management (A) 7,5 credits
Leadership Development (A) 7,5 credits
International Marketing Strategies (A) 7,5 credits
Frontiers of Research in International Marketing (A) 7,5 credits

Year 2
Frontiers of Research in International Entrepreneurship and Growth (A) 7,5 credits
Industrial Marketing (A) 7,4 credits
Independent Project in Business Administration (A) 30 credits

Elective courses in year 2
Classics in Strategic Entrepreneurship for International Growth (A) 7,5 credits
Advanced Methods and Publishing in, Business Administration (A) 7,5 credits
Doing Business in China (A) 7,5 credits*
Technology and Innovation Management in China (A) 7,5 credits*

*You study at Dianji University in Shanghai, China.

Master of Science in Business and Economics (120 credits) with a major in Business Administration.
Master of Science in Business and Economics (60 credits) with a major in Business Administration.

Specific eligibility requirements
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration equivalent of 180 Swedish credit points or 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university.
Applicants must have written and verbal command of the English language equivalent to English course 6 (Swedish Upper-Secondary School). This can be proved by grades from English education or by such tests as:
  • IELTS: score (Academic) of 6.5 or more (with none of the sections scoring less than 5.5)
  • TOEFL paper based: score of 4.5 in written test and a total score of 575
  • TOEFL internet-based: score of 20 in written test and a total score of 90

Selection rules and procedure
Selection is made on the basis of the required educational background.

Programme information

Rate of study:
Full time(100%)/daytime

Study period:
Autumn semester 2019

Educational level:


Study programme:
Link to study programme (PDF)Study programme     

Further information:
Programme director
Dorit Christensen

Updated 2018-09-05