Master's Programme (120 credits) in Strategic Entrepreneurship for International Growth

120 credits

This two-year Master’s 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.

About the education

As a student in this programme you choose one of the following specialisations:

International Marketing 

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. 

Strategic Leadership 

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

It is possible to study the programme for just one year and be awarded the degree of Master of Science in Business and Economics (60 credits) with a major in Business Administration.

Information on entry requirements can be found in the fact box for each semester – click on the plus sign to expand the box.

Programme content

Click on a linked course to search for the course syllabus (including course literature).

Year 1

Strategic Entrepreneurship 7.5 credits

International Growth and Business Development 7.5 credits

Research Design and Methods 7.5 credits

Management of Innovation Projects 7.5 credits

International Marketing Communication 7.5 credits

Strategic Renewal and Change 7.5 credits

Strategic Leadership:

Strategic Management 7.5 credits

Leadership Development 7.5 credits

International Marketing:

International Marketing Strategy 7.5 credits

Frontiers of Research in International Marketing 7.5 credits

Year 2

Frontiers of Research in International Entrepreneurship 7.5 credits

Industrial Marketing 7.5 credits

Independent Project in Business Administration 30 credits

Elective courses:

Classics in Business Administration 7.5 credits

Advanced Research Methods and Publishing in Business Administration 7.5 credits

Doing Business in China 7.5 credits*

Technology and Innovation Management in China 7.5 credits*


* The courses Technology and Innovation Management in China 7.5 credits and Doing business in China 7.5 credits are only given if all required decisions are made. If they are not given, the other courses are studied.

Autumn 2019 (Campus based, Halmstad, 100%) - with specialization in International Marketing
Programme Director:

Level:

Advanced level

Application code:

Y0005

Entry 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:

Selection is made on the basis of the required educational background.

Instructional time:

Daytime

Language of instruction:

Teaching is in English.

Autumn 2019 (Campus based, Halmstad, 100%) - with specialization in Strategic Leadership
Programme Director:

Level:

Advanced level

Application code:

Y0003

Entry 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:

Selection is made on the basis of the required educational background.

Instructional time:

Daytime

Language of instruction:

Teaching is in English.

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