Master of International Management (with a specialization in International Relations)

General

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Program Description

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The Master of International Management with a specialization in International Relations dives into an often overlooked area of business. Especially important in the turbulent times we live in, international relations is key to predicting current markets and opening up new ones. This program helps students connect events and business, and identify potential threats and opportunities.

Led by professionals in international relations, students will be able to: Learn about global factors that influence business Build a solid diplomatic strategy for the 21st century Learn techniques to manage modern global crises Understand global cultures and international trends Create a worldwide business and diplomatic network

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Facts

  • Duration: 1.5 years / 3 semesters
  • Evening Learning: Yes
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded: Master of International Management with a specialization in International Relations
  • LocationsGeneva Campus and Barcelona Campus

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Program

The master’s program requires the successful completion of 90 ECTS credits. The program format consists of unique business, management, and finance courses that will extend and deepen your understanding of and experience in business along with courses that specialize in international relations) and a final project. 
The breakdown of the program is as follows:

  • 11 core courses (44 ECTS)
  • A consultancy project (4 ECTS)
  • Participation in a practical and competitive business simulation (4 ECTS)
  • 5 courses in your chosen area of finance) (20 ECTS)
  • A business project which can be an industry report, a problem-solving case, or a business plan (18 ECTS)

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Career Opportunities

The program is of particular relevance to those working, or planning to work as:

  • International management
  • Journalism
  • Civil service
  • Intelligence analyst
  • Diplomatic service

Entry requirements

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a related field.
  • IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 74 / DET 105-110 (official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years. Applicants may submit the Duolingo English Test (DET), which combines an English proficiency test with a brief video interview.
  • A scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts, and academic certificates.
  • A 500-word written response to a business case study.
  • An interview with a representative from the academic team on their chosen campus. The candidate’s response to the case study will be discussed in the interview.
  • Photocopy of a valid passport / national ID.
  • Resume/CV.
  • 1 reference letter from a former academic institution.

Exceptional admissions conditions – COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geneva Business School Board of Management has decided that it will accept students even if they are unable to obtain their TOEFL/ IELTS English exam results due to the pandemic. During the application interviews, we will apply the same level of rigorous assessment as well as thoroughly evaluate the candidate’s level of comprehension in English to ensure that everyone has the capacity to participate in class. Candidates accepted to Geneva Business School without TOEFL/IELTS or high school examination results will be afforded one additional academic year, from the time they join our school, to provide the missing documents. Applicants may submit the Duolingo English Test (DET), which combines an English proficiency test with a brief video interview. Duolingo’s technology and format allows applicants to complete the test at any time or place with internet access.

Fees and Funding 

Barcelona Campus

  • Application Fee: €150 (non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Administration Fee: €1,900 (one-time fee, 80% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities)
  • Tuition per semester: €5,450 (1.5-year / 3-semester program) (100% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities

Geneva Campus

  • Application Fee: €150 (non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Administration Fee: CHF 3,000 (one-time fee, 80% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities)
  • Tuition per semester: CHF 10,250 (1.5-year / 3-semester program) (100% refund if the entry visa or residence permit is refused by the visa authorities)
Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

Geneva Business School is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Taught in numerous campuses around the world, including major European cities such as Geneva, Barcel ... Read More

Geneva Business School is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Taught in numerous campuses around the world, including major European cities such as Geneva, Barcelona and Madrid. Our innovative methodology means students are taught in small and focused classrooms by carefully chosen faculty members, all of whom are top-level professionals, dedicated to guiding them on their journey to becoming future business leaders. Read less
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