Umeå University, Umeå School of Business and Economics

Introduction

Umeå School of Business and Economics

Umeå School of Business and Economics (USBE) is a campus school and has over 170 employees including about 90 PhDs and researchers. The activities consist of research and teaching in Business Administration, Economics, and Statistics. The School offers seven master’s programs, four graduate programs, two undergraduate programs, and courses. We have more than 2000 students going through our programs/year.

International exchange is an important component of student life at Umeå School of Business and Economics. Our 70 partner universities around the world send students to Umeå every year, and about 45 % of our business school graduates have spent one or two semesters abroad as part of their curricula.

Internationalization

A school with international connections A primary goal of the Umeå School of Business and Economics is to offer students an international study environment. This includes the opportunity to pursue studies abroad, to receive course instruction in English, and to study in the milieu of a large number of international students and guest professors. Research exchanges are commonplace, and many internationally active researchers come to Umeå for varying periods of time.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master's Programme in Accounting

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Umeå

This Master's in Accounting programme is given by Umeå School of Business and Economics. The goal of this programme is to provide students with managerial and analytical skills and an understanding of the rules and standards governing conduct in accounting and auditing. [+]

Master's Programme in Accounting, 120 ECTS

This programme is given by Umeå School of Business and Economics. The goal of this programme is to provide students with managerial and analytical skills and an understanding of the rules and standards governing conduct in accounting and auditing. The programme offers a thorough grounding in management accounting, financial accounting, auditing, financial statement analysis, and valuation. During the elective periods, students can expand their field of interest by studying in such areas as corporate governance or tax law. With the exception of some elective courses, the programme is offered in English. Level of education second-degree studies.... [-]


Master's Programme in Business Development and Internationalisation

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Umeå

This program is given by Umeå School of Business and Economics. The programme aims to prepare students with skills involved in launching and leading businesses but also to use those skills to develop and run business with a direction towards international expansion and growth. With the exception of some elective courses, the programme is offered in English. Level of Education: Second-degree studies. [+]

Master's programme in Business Development and Internationalisation, 120 ECTS

This programme is given by Umeå School of Business and Economics. The programme aims to prepare students with skills involved in launching and leading businesses but also to use those skills to develop and run business with a direction towards international expansion and growth. With the exception of some elective courses, the programme is offered in English. Level of Education: Second-degree studies.

Programme Outline

All courses are studied in sequence and not parallel. This means that you study one course at a time full time for five weeks then you have an exam and then the next course starts. There are four courses each semester. If you are used to a parallel system this might sound like very few courses but the expected workload for one semester is at least 40 hours per week in this system of sequential studies.... [-]


Master's Programme in Economics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Umeå

A growing need for knowledge in economics is a feature of an ever-evolving society. The Master's Programme in Economics seeks both to broaden the content of the undergraduate programme and to provide students with essential tools for advanced studies and a career as an economist. [+]

Umeå University, Umeå School of Business and Economics Master's Programme in Economics

About the programme

A growing need for knowledge in economics is a feature of an ever-evolving society. The Master's Programme in Economics seeks both to broaden the content of the undergraduate programme and to provide students with essential tools for advanced studies and a career as an economist.

The faculty members teaching and supervising in the Master's Programme in Economics have a strong standing in the international research community and good connections to authorities and firms. Students completing the Master's Programme in Economics may apply to our PhD programme. Since the programme is a research-oriented programme based on the PhD-programme, many of the courses are transferable to the doctoral level. The programme starting fall 2015 offer two new profiles in addition to the general profile:... [-]


Master's Programme in Finance

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Umeå

This programme is given by the Umeå School of Business and Economics. This programme provides a conceptual and analytical framework for understanding and applying financial theory and offers a thorough grounding in finance that its graduates can build upon for the remainder of their business careers. [+]

Master's Programme in Finance, 120 ECTS

This programme is given by the Umeå School of Business and Economics. This programme provides a conceptual and analytical framework for understanding and applying financial theory and offers a thorough grounding in finance that its graduates can build upon for the remainder of their business careers.

Corporate Finance and Credit and Risk Management cover both long-term and short-term financial management for firms. Investments and Financial Statement Analysis provide in-depth insights into the valuation, management, and construction of investment portfolios with the exception of some elective courses, the program is offered in English. Level of Education: Second-degree studies.... [-]


Master's Programme in Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Umeå

This Master's Programme in Management is given by Umeå School of Business and Economics. The Master's programme in Management provides students with the opportunity to acquire the managerial skills needed to deal with the complex, global, and constantly. [+]

Master's Programme in Management, 120 ECTS

This programme is given by Umeå School of Business and Economics. The Master's programme in Management provides students with the opportunity to acquire the managerial skills needed to deal with the complex, global, and constantly changing the world of business. Intellectually challenging tasks are combined with real-life applications in the areas of strategic and change management, project management, and human resource management.

Because we acknowledge the limitations of traditional theory, we balance our programme with the most recent research achievements, better preparing our students for a working life in contemporary and future corporate and community worlds.... [-]


Master's Programme in Marketing

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Umeå

This programme aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of consumer behaviour, knowledge of the tools and techniques they can use to collect and analyze information about consumers and competitors, and experience in making executive-level decisions. [+]

Master's Programme in Marketing, 120 ECTS

This programme is given by Umeå School of Business and Economics. The objective of this programme is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of consumer behaviour, knowledge of the tools and techniques they can use to collect and analyze information about consumers and competitors, and experience in making executive-level decisions in the area of marketing management.

The programme emphasizes the applied use of [analytical] techniques and hands-on experience in designing and implementing marketing strategies in competitive environments through the balanced use of cases, online simulation, statistical software packages, and actual fieldwork experience.... [-]


Master's Programme in Statistical Sciences

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Sweden Umeå

This one-year programme offers broad and high-level training in both applied and computational statistics as well as in the foundations of the statistical theory. You will gain a solid knowledge of statistical methods and hone your skills to critically analyze and interpret data and to communicate the results of your analysis. [+]

Master's Programme in Statistical Sciences

This one-year programme offers broad and high-level training in both applied and computational statistics as well as in the foundations of the statistical theory. You will gain a solid knowledge of statistical methods and hone your skills to critically analyze and interpret data and to communicate the results of your analysis. You can choose from a variety of elective courses in Statistics or Mathematical Statistics to tailor your degree. The programme is offered by Umeå School of Business and Economics.

The first semester

During the first semester, you will learn statistical programming, a very important skill for a statistician or data scientist. The second half of the semester, you will learn how to infer the effects of treatments/interventions, both in randomized and observational (e.g., register based) studies when you take the course in causal inference. The teachers on this course are all recognized researchers within the field of causal inference. Parallel to these two courses, that are given on haft-time, you tailor your degree by choosing among a selection of elective courses.... [-]


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