|NHH Norwegian School of Economics||2 Years|
|Master (2 years) of Business Development||Onsite|
Technological advancements and globalization challenge organizations, industries, and national economies need to be on constant alert to explore, develop, and exploit new business opportunities.
This requires an understanding of processes in innovation and entrepreneurship in all stages of new business development.
A major in New Business Development will educate future managers and entrepreneurs who can address these challenges by providing the innovative products and services consumers want, the jobs people need, and the economic growth required to support the society.
This allows them to assist small businesses to become medium-sized businesses, and medium-sized businesses to become large.
- Bachelor’s degree: 90 ECTS must be within economics and business administration. Your GPA should correspond approximately to a B on the ECTS grading scale.
- GMAT or GRE
- English language requirement
- Curriculum vitae (résumé)
- Documentation of financial ability: All citizens outside the EU/EEA-area and Switzerland must document financial ability.
- Documentation of identity
- Online video and written assessment
For more information about the admission requirements, please visit www.nhh.no.
Admission to master’s degree studies in Norway requires Higher Education Entrance Qualification and a completed degree comparable to a Norwegian bachelor’s degree. Please refer to NOKUT (The Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education) for information about the minimum educational requirements for your country.
90 ECTS must be within economics and business administration.
- A minimum of 30 ECTS must be within business administration, e.g. finance, accounting, strategy, marketing. Economics courses, such as micro- or macroeconomics, may not count toward the business administration requirement.
- A maximum of 45 ECTS may be within methodological subjects, such as statistics or mathematics.
This requirement is absolute and cannot be compensated by work experience, test results, or other criteria.
Applicants are ranked according to their grade average. Your GPA should correspond approximately to a B on the ECTS grading scale. If you are to complete your degree in the spring semester of the admission year, admission will be assessed on results up to and including the penultimate semester. If final transcripts result in an unacceptable decrease in GPA, you may be refused unconditional admission.
Unless you belong to one of the groups exempted (see below), you must pass the GMAT or the GRE test successfully in order to be qualified.
Minimum test scores required:
- GMAT: a total score of 600 points
- GRE: 152 points on the quantitative reasoning section
- If you are prevented from taking the GMAT or GRE test due to test center closures, we accept GMAT Online Exam or GRE Test At Home.
Test scores must be a maximum of five years old at the time of the application deadline and only test scores issued to NHH directly from the issuing authority are accepted.
Deadline: 15 February.
Free of Cost
Unless you belong to one of the groups exempted (see below), you must document a good command of the English language bypassing one of the three tests below:
- TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language. Minimum total score: 90 points on the internet-based test, 575 points on the written test, or 233 on the computer-based test.
- IELTS Academic – International English Language Testing System
Minimum overall band score: 6,5
- PTE Academic – The Pearson’s Test of English. Minimum score: 62
- If you are prevented from taking one of these tests due to test center closures, we accept TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition.
Test scores must be a maximum of two years old at the time of the application deadline and only test scores issued to NHH directly from the issuing authority are accepted.
The Norwegian School of Economics or NHH is a business school situated in Bergen, Norway. It was founded in 1936 as Norway’s first business school and has since its establishment been a leading teaching and research institution in the fields of economics and business administration
Deadline: 15 February.