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MScManagement

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Overview

The Master of Science in Management offers Belgian and international students the skills and know-how needed for management positions in a wide range of industries as well as governmental and non-profit organisations. Professors from academia and industry teach you a range of transferable skills including analysis, communication, practicality, intellectual creativity, triple bottom line thinking, ethics and cross-cultural awareness. Particular attention is paid to concepts such as sustainability, economic intuition and vision, required as a foundation for modern management.

Programme structure

The preparatory programme is obligatory for all students (except those with a Master in Engineering with a minor in business) and can be combined with the master programme within the same academic year. It contains of 18 ECTS for Academic Masters or 21 ECTS for Academic Bachelors.

The master programme consists of 60 ECTS and offers a wide view of the field of business and economics. The courses include Accounting, Finance, Informatics, Strategy, Human Resources Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management and a Master thesis. There is a strong focus on developing analytical skills through a variety of courses providing interactive exercises and group works, such as business games.

Career opportunities

Studying Management in Brussels — a city boasting many political institutions and the European or global headquarters of multinational companies — opens up a world of opportunities for your career. The population of Brussels is cosmopolitan and multilingual, with the city being a political and economic decision-making centre. The MSc in Management has a very strong connection with those companies and organisations in Brussels: many master courses organise lectures by high-profile industry leaders from companies like Oracle and Toyota, who share their management wisdom with the students.

We are able to create an interaction between academia and experienced members of society and business, thanks to our University’s Fellowship programme. These are exceptional people such as top-level executive officers, visionary politicians or decision-makers. They organise guest lectures based on their expertise and competences, give guidance on master’s dissertations, provide research data and offer or support internships.

Although internships are not part of the programme, the international business context of Brussels offers many internship opportunities for non-working students. Our Career Centre helps them in their search for non-credited internships, with professional guidance.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States