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  • MSC in International Business

    The SBS Swiss Business School Master of Science (MSc) in International Business is a full-time, two-year, 90-ECTS program, which provides an in-depth examination of global business issues ranging from economics to cross-cultural leadership. The language of instruction is English.

    The SBS Swiss Business School MSc in International Business is a direct-entry program requiring no previous professional or work experience. We utilize an innovative approach to team-based learning as we strongly believe that this approach reflects today’s progressive workplace. The SBS Swiss Business School’s MSc in International Business is the program that will open the door to the international career opportunities that you have dreamed of by allowing you to understand, create and manage sustainable trans-national business strategies, join an international student body, and by preparing you for the world of global business.

    Aside from the regular in-class sessions and coursework, SBS Swiss Business School also arranges, for its students, value-added activities including CV Writing and HR Workshops, Guest Speakers, Language Lessons, Company Visits, career opportunities, and more. Students benefit from these activities by learning more about industries, companies and business practices that are involved in these events, and through extending their networks and realizing opportunities that are in line with their career goals.

    The SBS Swiss Business School's MSc in International Business is divided into 2 parts: In the first year, students will complete the academic courses and studies over 4 terms of 11 weeks each. This period concludes with the submission and defense of a thesis in front of a panel jury. Students are encourged to choose a business-related subject linked to their prospective career. This project is mentored by an SBS Swiss Business School approved supervisor or instructor. The second year of the program is for professional experience, this may take the form of an internship or employment in the workplace, either in Switzerland or abroad. The expected period of professional experience may be from 9 to 12 months. During this time, as a student you will have the opprotunity to apply in the workplace, lessons learned in the classroom. This period culinates in a report, outlining your experiences and detailing the lessons learned during this time. 

    Students who successfully complete the academic and professional experience requirements will be awarded the degree of Master of Science in International Business from the SBS Swiss Business School.

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    Benefits

    • Design sustainable transnational business strategies
    • Join an international student body
    • Be prepared for the global business world

    Program Locations

    • Zurich, Switzerland
    • Mendoza, Argentina

    Admission Requirements

    • Undergraduate degree (Bachelor) from a recognized university or equivalent
    • Successful completion of SBS Admissions Exam
    • Fluency in English: TOEFL IBT 90 or better, IELTS 6.5 band score or better (if English is not your native language)
    • Successful completion of a personal interview with our Admissions Officer, either in person or by phone/Skype

    Work experience is not compulsory. Students from all backgrounds are welcome to apply.


    Final Thesis

    Students are encouraged to choose a subject linked to their future career. The project is conducted under the supervision of a lecturer.


    Program Structure

    Introduction Week

    Term 1

    • MEC 500 - Global Economics and Trade
    • MAC 510 - International Accounting and FSA
    • MMM 500 - Marketing Management
    • MOB 502 - Sustainable Leadership and Organizations

    Term 2

    • MCN 520 - Cross-Cultural Communication
    • MFI 540 - Corporate Finance
    • MET 590 - Entrepreneurship and Innnovation
    • MHR 530 - Human Resource Management

    Term 3

    • MDM 550 - Digital Marketing
    • MBU 591 - Legal Environment of Business
    • MSN 500 - Strategic Management
    • MMS 592 - E-Business

    Term 4

    • THE 700 - Research Methods in Management (4 ECTS)
    • MBG 601 - International Business Project and Business Game (9 ECTS)
    • THE 755 - Independent Research Project (18 ECTS)

    Academic Calendars

    MSc Academic Calendar 2017 - 2018
    MSc Academic Calendar 2016 - 2017


    Foreign Language

    Students who don't speak German, can follow German language classes.


    Professional Year

    The second year of the program is dedicated to do an internship or full-time employment in Switzerland or abroad.


    How to Apply

    Interested in the Master of Science in International Business at SBS Swiss Business School?

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    (Note: only online applicants are considered)

    Applicants must provide the following documentation:

    1. Completed and duly signed application form
    2. Complete curriculum vitae (CV)
    3. Certified copy of bachelor’s degree
    4. Official academic transcripts
    5. Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, or equivalent)
    6. Two reference letters (professional or academic)
    7. Non-refundable application fee of chf 150. -
    8. One high-resolution picture (passport photo style) in .JPG, .PNG, or .GIF format

    Tuition Fees

    Application fee CHF 150.-
    Payment upon acceptance* CHF 3‘500.-
    Per Term (4 Terms) CHF 5'500.-
    Total tuition fees CHF 25‘650.-

    *Part of the program tuition fees. Only refundable in case of Student Visa rejection by the Swiss Immigration Authorities

    SBS Swiss Business School offers scholarships.

  •  Master of Science Program (90 ECTS):

    • Year 1: Courses
    • Year 2: Internship
    • With Certified Internet Marketer (CIM)
    • or Certified eMarketing Consultant (CeMC)
    • Accredited by IMSB

    MSC in HRMThe scope of today’s marketing challenge is breath taking, and proliferation is the reason. Recent advances in technology, media and distribution have created an explosion of new customer segments, marketing approaches as well as products and services.

    This program provides an excellent understanding of the impact of marketing decisions on the overall corporate performance and prepares students for a range of different marketing roles in a growing complex world.

    The program begins in October and requires full-time attendance during one academic year followed by an individual thesis on a marketing related subject.

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    Benefits

    • Design sustainable marketing strategies
    • Develop the skills to leverage social media to conduct marketing research
    • Understand the key branding principles in designing brand strategies
    • Gain a better understanding of how to design marketing campaigns

    Program Location

    • Mendoza, Argentina

    Admission Requirements

    • Undergraduate degree (Bachelor) from a recognized university or equivalent
    • Successful completion of SBS Admissions Exam
    • Fluency in English: TOEFL IBT 90 or better, IELTS 6.5 band score or better (if English is not your native language)
    • Successful completion of a personal interview with our Admissions Officer, either in person or by phone/Skype

    Work experience is not compulsory. Students from all backgrounds are welcome to apply.


    Program Structure

    Introduction Week

    Term 1

    • MMM 300 - Marketing Management (5 ECTS)
    • MOB 502 - Sustainable Leadership and Organizations
    • MAC 510 - International Accounting and FSA
    • MPM 510 - Project Management in Marketing

    Term 2

    • MMK 540 - Advertising and Marketing Communication
    • MCN 520 - Cross-Cultural Communication
    • MMK 542 - Market Research
    • MMK 560 - Distribution Policy

    Term 3

    • MBU 591 - International Law and Contracts
    • MIM 520 - International Marketing
    • MMK 570 - Digital Marketing
    • MMK 575 - Services Marketing

    Term 4

    • THE 700 - Research Methods in Marketing (4 ECTS)
    • MBG 600 - International Marketing Project and Business Game (9 ECTS)
    • THE 755 - Independent Research Project

    Professional Year

    The second year of the program is dedicated to do an internship or full-time employment.


    How to Apply

    Apply Online    
    (Note: only online applicants are considered)

    Applicants must provide the following documentation:
    1. Completed and duly signed application form
    2. Complete curriculum vitae (CV)
    3. Certified copy of bachelor’s degree
    4. Official academic transcripts
    5. Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, or equivalent)
    6. Two reference letters (professional or academic)
    7. Non-refundable application fee of chf 150. -
    8. One high-resolution picture (passport photo style) in .JPG, .PNG, or .GIF format
  • MSC in Health Care ManagementOur Master of Science in Health Care Management Program uniquely combines business teaching with applied research. It equips you with skills and knowledge for a management career in the global health care sector.

    The adult learner is self-directed. We strongly believe in a work-applied learning approach for this educational program. Knowledge and skills learned should be applied at the workplace.

    AASBI Accredited

    Benefits

    • Practical - oriented
    • Global perspective
    • International, diverse student body

    Program Location

    • Dubai, UAE

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    Admission Criteria

    Motivated candidates should have a recognized Bachelor’s degree and have at least 2 years of work experience in the health care sector. The program is conducted in English, therefore English language proficiency is a must.


    Final Thesis

    Students must write an individual thesis on a subject that is related to the health care industry. The project is conducted under the supervision of a lecturer and must be presented to the academic jury.


    Program Structure

    12 Subjects

    Term 1

    • MGT 598 Management of Care Processes (5 ECTS)
    • MOB 502 Sustainable Leadership and Organizations (5 ECTS)
    • FIN 534 Financial Management for Hospitals (5 ECTS)
    • MOP 552 Health Service Operations Management (5 ECTS)

    Term 2

    • ECO 541 Health Economics (5 ECTS)
    • MMM 598 HC Marketing (5 ECTS)
    • MPP 544 Project and Change Management (5 ECTS)
    • MHR 535 Human Resource Management in HCO (5 ECTS)

    Term 3

    • MSN 501 Strategic Management in HCO (5 ECTS)
    • MQQ 553 Quality & Risk Management (5 ECTS)
    • MIS 542 Informatics in Health Care (5 ECTS)
    • MBL 566 International Health Law (5 ECTS)

    Term 4

    • THE 700 Research Methods (5 ECTS)
    • THE 755 Individual Thesis Project (15 ECTS)

    Assessment

    All our courses are assessed by final assignments/exams.


    How to Apply

    Apply Online    
    (Note: only online applicants are considered)

    Applicants must provide the following documentation:
    1. Completed and duly signed application form
    2. Complete curriculum vitae (CV)
    3. Certified copy of bachelor’s degree
    4. Official academic transcripts
    5. Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, or equivalent)
    6. Two reference letters (professional or academic)
    7. Non-refundable application fee of chf 150. -
    8. One high-resolution picture (passport photo style) in .JPG, .PNG, or .GIF format

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