Master of Science

QTEM Masters Network

QTEM (Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management) Masters Network, is an international network bringing together outstanding students, academic partners and international corporations.

At BI, the QTEM option is available in the following programmes:

Why choose a Masters degree in the QTEM Masters Network?

Earn your master’s degree as part of an international network of 25 of the best business schools in the world who partner with leading corporations committed to developing global talent with strong quantitative competencies, analytical skills, international and intercultural experience, and management potential. If you are looking for a master’s degree with global reach and an emphasis on the quantitative and analytical skills in demand by employers, then a QTEM Master is the degree for you. 

You will complement the knowledge gained in your core courses at BI with skills and competencies in Finance and Risk Management, Applied Economics, and Public Policy, Business Intelligence and Big Data, or Innovation and Strategy developed while studying at the QTEM partner business schools.
At BI, students in the QTEM Masters Network are automatically members of the Master Merit Society.

What will you learn?

You will learn to make optimal decisions by applying the knowledge and competency you develop by studying at three prestigious business schools. Through the programme, you will learn the latest quantitative techniques and develop analytical skills needed for a global career in finance, economics, big data, or management. By adapting to three different cultures over the course of your educational experience, you will develop global insight and intercultural competency. Your internship will give you hands-on experience, providing a great starting point in your career.

Customise your degree

The QTEM Master programme combines semesters at BI and semesters abroad, together with an internship. By the time you graduate, you will have studied in three different countries, had the opportunity to interact with global corporate partners and complete the equivalent of eight weeks in an internship.

Academic partners

Select from a network that includes top universities from around the world.

Corporate partners

As a QTEM student you will gain access to an exclusive network of corporate partners.

Student perspective

Read a firsthand account of a recent graduate's experience as a student in the QTEM Masters Network.

Career Possibilities

  • Financial Analyst: Whether you want to work on the ‘buy’ side of investments or the ‘sell’ side of products, the QTEM programme will prepare you to work for a career in the financial industry.
  • Equity Analyst: Help your organisation make the best investment decisions by building an investment portfolio within the company’s values and objectives.
  • Business Intelligence Analyst: Help give your company a competitive edge. Use big data to build the resources your company needs to make timely and valuable decisions. 

Francesco Paolo Forina Financial Analyst, Equinor QTEM Masters Network The art of accuracy

Student perspective

QTEM students, Alexander and Francesco, highlight what they believe makes the QTEM Masters Network a unique programme that prepares students for a successful career in today's cosmopolitan environment.

Student perspective

Faculty perspective

Dean Master and Associate Professor, Janicke Rasmussen, explains what makes the QTEM Master different from all other programmes at BI. Dr. Rasmussen highlights the unique aspects that make the degree special to students aiming to succeed in an international environment. 

Faculty perspective


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Admission requirements

Admission Process


To apply to the QTEM Masters Network, please select a programme.


Master of Science in Applied Economics - QTEM  


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Master of Science in Business Analytics - QTEM  


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Master of Science in Business major in Finance - QTEM  


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Master of Science in Business major in Economics - QTEM  

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Master of Science in Finance - QTEM

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Priority application deadline for Master of Science: 1 March

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