Admission requirements

Master of Science in Business - QTEM Masters Network

This page outlines the specific admission requirements for this programme. In addition, you must meet the general requirements for Master of Science.

1. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

1.1 Undergraduate Degree
A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits) in the field of business administration, finance, or economics. A minimum of 90 ECTS must be comprised of credits from each of the following areas: business economics, methodology, economics and administration.

1.2 The Bachelor’s degree must include the following foundation courses:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics or Econometrics
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • And a minimum of two administration and management courses within marketing, organisational management, strategy, etc.

Please note:
The admission requirements above are minimum requirements. We recommend that applicants have more knowledge in the areas of quantitative methods, methodology, and within the field of the chosen major.

 

2. GRADE REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the entry requirements for all MSc degree programmes, the following requirements must be met:

  • An average grade of B in quantitative courses (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Finance, and Econometrics or Research Methods)
  • A competitive GMAT score of 600 (target score of 650 preferred) or the equivalent GRE score. All applicants for QTEM programmes must order an official copy of their GMAT score to be sent to both BI Norwegian Business School (institution code 0529) and to the QTEM Central Office in Brussels (programme code: GMAT). GRE Institution Code: 7365

 

3. LIMITED ENROLMENT

QTEM is a limited enrolment programme. The admission requirements are minimum requirements and do not automatically give applicants a right of admission. If the number of qualified applicants is higher than the number of study places available for students from BI Norwegian Business School in the QTEM Master Network, applicants will be ranked by the Dean, QTEM or her/his designate.

To succeed in the MSc in Business - QTEM Masters Network programme, applicants need a strong foundation in quantitative methods, economics, and finance, exceptional analytical abilities, a global mindset, and a strong work ethic complemented by the ability to adapt to new environments quickly.

Eligibility for Siviløkonom Title  
Depending on the applicant’s educational background, s/he may be eligible for the Norwegian title ‘Siviløkonom’ upon graduation with the MSc in Business degree. The bachelor’s degree must meet the course requirements prescribed by the NRØA (National Council for Economic and Administrative Studies). For more information, please see the Siviløkonom Title page.

 

Recruitment and Admission Process

  • Application deadline is March 1st
  • An interview may be required
  • Application for the first exchange semester will take place in June prior to the beginning of the academic year in August

 

Please note:
The admission requirements above are minimum requirements. We recommend that applicants have more knowledge in the areas of quantitative methods, methodology, and within the field of the chosen major.

NB:
Grades are posted using the ECTS scale.