Master of Science in Management

School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg

Program Description

Master of Science in Management

School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg

Language of instruction: English

This program is directed to you who already have a Bachelors Degree in a specific subject area and who are interested in a career as a manager in your future working life. Upon completion of the program, you will be able to deal with complex management problems and understand the conditions of management in your specific field of expertise.

About the program

The Master of Science in Management provides an intellectually challenging environment with a wide range of courses, combining theoretical studies with practical realities. When You are able to independently account for a theoretical argument, apply this to practical reality and, at the same time, develop both, we can say that we have reached our aim. This program is directed to students who are interested in a career as a manager in their future working life. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to deal with complex management problems and understand the conditions of management in their specific field of expertise. They will also be able to reflect on their own role as a leader as well as demonstrate an ability to assess social and ethical consequences of managerial decisions.

The program curriculum has five components:

  1. Key knowledge
  2. Leadership
  3. Tailoring your program
  4. Ethics and sustainability
  5. Key skills

Key knowledge

To achieve a leadership position in any organization, there are certain things you must know. The core courses provide you with an understanding of all the key areas of general management. They balance the theoretical elements that underpin the behavior of individuals, firms, markets, and economies, with many, applied and practical aspects of the various business disciplines.

Leadership

This cross-disciplinary part of the program allows you to take stock of your personal leadership aspirations and capabilities, and focus on becoming an effective, inspirational and responsible leader. It comprises Human Resource Management and Preparing for Leadership.

Tailoring your program

The MSc in Management is designed to be tailored to your individual interests and goals. Our elective portfolio is continually updated to reflect developments in all areas of management thinking. The research project is a substantial piece of work that focuses your learning on an area of particular interest to you.

Ethics and sustainability

Moral and ethical issues are components of all courses. The Master of Science in Management also provides students with the opportunity to go deeper into the moral and ethical concerns for leaders and businesses in today´s society. This is done in the courses Corporate Governance and Financial Structure and Preparing for leadership.

Key skills

The Master of Science in Management is designed to maximise your personal and professional effectiveness across a range of capabilities necessary to be a successful leader. Our core courses put particular focus on developing communication skills, team working, writing skills, performance feedback and coaching.

Application periods:

Non-EU/EEA Citizen:15th January

EU/EEA Citizen: 15th April

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This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 25, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2018
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
160,000 SEK
Information
Deadline
Request Info
Non EU, 15.01.2016. Apply on www.universityadmissions.se
Locations
Sweden - Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County
Start date: Aug. 2018
Application deadline Request Info
Non EU, 15.01.2016. Apply on www.universityadmissions.se
End date Request Info
Dates
Aug. 2018
Sweden - Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County
Application deadline Request Info
Non EU, 15.01.2016. Apply on www.universityadmissions.se
End date Request Info
Price
two years. Higher education in Sweden is free of charge for Swedish and EU/EEA students (including Switzerland).