The programme targets candidates seeking vocational education within business administration and provides the foundation for study at a doctoral level at universities and colleges in Norway and abroad.
The first semester consists of the four mandatory courses: Philosophy, ethics and environment- Industrial Organization- Strategic management and Strategic management accounting. The language of instruction is English.
In the second semester, the candidate is entitled to choose between several interesting elective courses (minors). Lectures serve as a major mode of delivery, with larger or smaller group exercises to supplement. For some of the minors the language of instruction is Norwegian or a combination of Norwegian and English.
The third semester includes a chosen specialisation (major) and a required method course. During the fourth semester, the candidate should work on the master thesis, which is related to the chosen specialisation.
HHB offers majors within in the following areas (The availability may vary from year to year depending on interest and available faculty resources):
??? International Business
??? Finance and Capital Budgeting
??? Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
??? Logistics and Transport
??? Ecological Economy
??? Management Control