DDM Advanced International Business Management and Marketing (MA, MSc)

University of Groningen

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The award
MA, MSc

How long you will study
18 months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2060

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 8300

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About DDM Advanced International Business Management and Marketing at University of Groningen

What are the differences in leadership styles and management within multinationals from different countries? How do you develop a 'sharp eye' for the processes in which multinationals operate?

This 90 ECs double degree master (with Newcastle UniversityBusiness School) gives you the opportunity to engage with the issues experienced by internationally orientated organisations. You learn to use analytical frameworks drawn from marketing, corporate governance and international business theory.

You will acquire a deep knowledge in the relevant fields,including advanced skills in the analysis of markets in an international context. Also, attention is paid to the comparative analyses of countries, institutions, cultures and the strategic decision making of companies operating within this environment.

What are the differences in leadership styles and management within multinationals from different countries? How do you develop a 'sharp eye' for the processes in which multinationals operate?

This 90 ECs double degree master (with Newcastle UniversityBusiness School) gives you the opportunity to engage with the issues experienced by internationally orientated organisations. You learn to use analytical frameworks drawn from marketing, corporate governance and international business theory.

You will acquire a deep knowledge in the relevant fields,including advanced skills in the analysis of markets in an international context. Also, attention is paid to the comparative analyses of countries, institutions, cultures and the strategic decision making of companies operating within this environment.

 

After your studies

Job prospects

The degree has been designed for individuals who aspire to a career in international business management and will prepare students for a range of positions in international, multinational or transnational companies. Participants will be able to analyse the markets in different countries and will understand the processes within which multinational enterprises operate.

On a practical level, you will develop an understanding of and applied skills in:

  • Multi-stakeholder perspectives in respect of the management challenges bought about by increased globalisation including: the implications of international organisation (merger/acquisitions and alliances); relationships between Headquarters and subsidiaries and international aspects of corporate governance.
  • The international aspects of financial management and the associated financial risks of international business.
  • The implications of leadership and top management team composition for managing within, and across national borders.
  • An advanced knowledge of analytical frameworks and tools useful for the measurement and explanation of market performance and consumer behaviour.
  • Critical analysis in the context of the activities of business,government and non-government organisations.


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To support you in developing your career and strengthen your employability skills, our FEB Careers Company empowers you to achieve lifelong success through various career services during your studies.Check: http://www.rug.nl/feb/career-services/

The degree has been designed for individuals who aspire to a career in international business management and will prepare students for a range of positions in international, multinational or transnational companies. Participants will be able to analyse the markets in different countries and will understand the processes within which multinational enterprises operate.

On a practical level, you will develop an understanding of and applied skills in:

  • Multi-stakeholder perspectives in respect of the management challenges bought about by increased globalisation including: the implications of international organisation (merger/acquisitions and alliances); relationships between Headquarters and subsidiaries and international aspects of corporate governance.
  • The international aspects of financial management and the associated financial risks of international business.
  • The implications of leadership and top management team composition for managing within, and across national borders.
  • An advanced knowledge of analytical frameworks and tools useful for the measurement and explanation of market performance and consumer behaviour.
  • Critical analysis in the context of the activities of business,government and non-government organisations.

FEB Careers Company
To support you in developing your career and strengthen your employability skills, our FEB Careers Company empowers you to achieve lifelong success through various career services during your studies. Check: FEB CareerServices

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Entry requirements

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
certified competences

GMAT/GRE; for specific scores (and exemptions), see http://www.rug.nl/(...)ication/intl-route/1

grade list

A certified grade list(s) is considered in the evaluation.

language test

TOEFL internet based (IBT): 90, IELTS Academic: 6.5; for specific scores, see: http://www.rug.nl/(...)ication/intl-route/1

previous education

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: BusinessEconomics, Business Administration, Econometrics and OperationsResearch, Economics and Business Economics, International Business,Technology Management.

For students who start in Groningen: The admission requirements for this double degree are the same as those for the MScInternationalBusiness & Management plus proof of English skills(TOEFL 580 or comparable). For students who start in Newcastle: The admission requirements for this double degree are the same as those for the MSc International Business Management of NUBS.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades that you have obtained.

  • For students who start in Groningen FEB: students apply via

www.rug.studielink.nl for the MSc IB&M. Please go to:www.rug.nl/howtoapply. The general application deadlines apply (1May).Additionally, students with a Bachelor's degree from FEB-RUG:please contact Mrs. Ineke van Est (r.van.est@rug.nl) before1 May .Students with a Bachelor's degree from another university: please contact admission@rug.nlbefore 1 May AND submit your application in our Online ApplicationSystem before 1 May as well.

For more information, see: http://www.rug.nl/(...)ication/intl-route/1

If you have any questions concerning admission, please contact our Admissions Office: http://www.rug.nl/(...)rt/admissions-office

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
previous education

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: BusinessEconomics, Business Administration, Econometrics and OperationsResearch, Economics and Business Economics, International Business,Technology Management.

For students who start in Groningen: The admission requirements for this double degree are the same as those for the MScInternationalBusiness & Management plus proof of English skills(TOEFL 580 or comparable). For students who start in Newcastle: The admission requirements for this double degree are the same as those for the MSc International Business Management of NUBS.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades that you have obtained.

  • For students who start in Groningen FEB: students apply via

www.rug.studielink.nl for the MSc IB&M. Please go to:www.rug.nl/howtoapply. The general application deadlines apply (1May).Additionally, students with a Bachelor's degree from FEB-RUG:please contact Mrs. Ineke van Est (r.van.est@rug.nl) before1 May .Students with a Bachelor's degree from another university: please contact admission@rug.nlbefore 1 May AND submit your application in our Online ApplicationSystem before 1 May as well.

For more information, see: http://www.rug.nl/(...)plication/nl-route/1

If you have any questions concerning admission, please contact our Admissions Office: http://www.rug.nl/(...)rt/admissions-office

Language requirements

ExamMinimum score
IELTS overall band6.5
IELTS writing5.5
IELTS speaking6
TOEFL paper based575
TOEFL internet based90

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