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Number of ECTS credits: 
120
Number of years: 
2
Internship: 
optional in the second year
Study language: 
English
Faculty: 
Economische en Sociale Wetenschappen & Solvay Business School
accredited by NVAO
Campus: 
Brussels Engineering, Sciences & Humanities Campus

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Master of Science in International Business

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Academic year 2017-2018
The model trajectory for the MSc in International Business consists of two modules.
In total, this academic plan comprises 120 study points.

Module 1 MSc in International Business

This module consists of 60 ECTS of compulsory courses. For students who start the MSc in International Business programme, it is recommended to start with this module that corresponds with the first year of the model trajectory.
To complete this module, students must obtain 60 study points.
From the courses listed below, students must obtain 60 ECTS credits.

Module 2 MSc in International Business

All of the students who (almost) finished 'Module 1 MSc in International Business ' can continue with this second module that corresponds with the second year of the model trajectory. This module consists of 36 ECTS of compulsory courses and 24 ECTS of elective courses. In total the student needs to obtain at least 120 ECTS over both of the modules to be able to graduate.
To complete this module, students must obtain 60 study points.

Compulsory

There are 4 compulsory courses. One of these courses is the 'Master Thesis'. You can only select this master thesis course when you are able to graduate for the MSc in International Business (so the ones who are finishing, or did already finish all of the other courses of the different modules).
From the courses listed below, students must obtain 36 ECTS credits.
Title Course titular Semester ECTS credits
Advanced International Economics 1st semester 6
Corporate Social Responsability 2nd semester 6
Multinational Strategic Planning 2nd semester 6
Master Thesis 1st and 2nd semester 18

Electives

The student needs to choose for 24 ECTS of electives.
From the courses listed below, students must obtain 24 ECTS credits.
Title Course titular Semester ECTS credits
Decision Analytics 1st semester 6
International Corporate Finance 1st semester 6
IT Modeling and Economics 1st semester 6
Project Management 1st semester 6
Risk Management 1st semester 6
Databases 2nd semester 6
EU Competition Policy 2nd semester 6
Global Banking 2nd semester 6
Supply Chain Management 2nd semester 6
Internship 1st and 2nd semester 6
Internship 1st and 2nd semester 12