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As the Master in Applied Economic Sciences: Business Administration is an academic Master’s programme, the acquisition of scientific competencies is one of the core objectives. The student will receive a sound scientific training in chosen specialist areas in the field of business administration: Accountancy and auditing, Finance, International Trade, Marketing and Strategy and Organization. The Master’s programme aims to improve student’s insights and ability to recognize and resolve business administration issues in a methodologically sound and effective manner. The programme also encourages ethical reflection on the position of the manager in society, evolutions in the corporate world and sustainability issues in today’s globalizing economy.
Applicants should hold an academic Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent. The equivalence of Bachelor’s degrees will be considered by the Board of Admission.
The programme is taught in English. Candidates are therefore required to demonstrate their proficiency in English.
More information can be found by clicking on the link at “Curriculum” on this webpage.
Students who succeed will receive a Master of Science in Applied Economic Sciences: Business Administration from the University of Antwerp.
Graduates of this programme go on to work for organizations in both the private and public sector or become self-employed. A graduate can start his career in one of the different functional areas in business (Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Strategy and Organization and International Trade). Job opportunities are also present in the consultancy, audit and assurance, banking and insurance sectors as well as in industrial and commercial corporations. Research offers another career opportunity.
The Master’s programme carries a workload of 60 ECTS-credits. The study programme is full-time and runs from September to July. All courses are taught in English. Examinations take place in January and June. Students who do not pass are deferred to the second examination session in September.
Compulsory courses ECTS
• Strategic Management 6
• Business Ethics 3
• Elective 6
• Master’s thesis 15
Students choose 18 ECTS from one Major and 12 ECTS from a second Major
Major Strategy and Organization
• Competition Strategy 6
• Strategy Implementation and Control 6
• Organizational Theory and Design 6
• Channel management & E-commerce 6
• Consumer Behaviour 6
• Product and Price Management 6
• Insurance 6
• Investment Analysis 6
• Financial Risk Management 6
• Risk Management and Internal Control 6
• Financial Statement Analysis 6
• Advanced Management Accounting and Control 6
Major European and International Management
• European Trade and European Integration 6
• International Business 6
• Business in the European Union 3
• Business in Emerging Markets 3
More information on the programme, admission criteria, application procedure and the registration fee can be found on the website of the Master in Applied Economic Sciences: Business Administration.
You can also contact the Administrative Coordinator, Ms. Sabine Van pellicom by e-mail.
Administrative Coordinator: Sabine Van pellicom
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