MSc in Economics and Business Administration - General Management and Analytics

The programme will be offered starting 2023

Entry requirements

You are qualified for (but not guaranteed) admission to the programme if you:

A) Fulfil the language requirement by the application deadline
B) Fulfil the specific entry requirements below
C) Have a bachelor degree (or will by study start)

The programme has a limited number of places available for applicants without a legal claim to the programme and admission is expected to be competitive. Only applicants fulfilling the entry requirements are considered qualified and will be considered in the selection process.

Language Requirements

The programme requires English at Danish level B passed with min 6.0 on the Danish grading scale, and only the qualifications listed on the English level B page are accepted as alternative fulfilment.

The English language requirement must be fulfilled by the application deadline.

Specific entry requirements

The MSc in Economics and Business Administration - General Management and Analytics is the natural progression for the following bachelor degrees: HA Almen from CBS, HA i erhvervsøkonomi og projektledelse from CBS, HA i Europæisk Business from CBS, BSc in International Shipping and Trade from CBS, BSc in International Business from CBS and BSc in Business Administration and Service Management from CBS. These bachelor degrees fulfil the entry requirements for the MSc in Economics and Business Administration - General Management and Analytics (including the English B language requirement).

Read more about legal claim to admission

Applicants who do not have one of the above-mentioned bachelor degrees can also be qualified for the programme, if they have an equivalent academic background which covers the academic areas listed below in full and as prescribed. Your educational background will be subject to an overall individual assessment in order to establish whether your bachelor's degree qualifies you for the programme and the following specific entry requirements are met:

45 ECTS-points in the following core academic areas, with a minimum of 5 ECTS-points within each:


  • Microeconomics
  • Organisation
  • Marketing
  • Quantitative Methods/Statistics
  • Accounting
  • Finance
45 ECTS-points in Business Administration* and/or Economics**
*Examples of Business Administration include organisation, marketing, quantitative methods/statistics, accounting, finance, as well as strategy, innovation, supply chain, management, and the like.

**Examples of Economics include microeconomics, managerial economics, industrial economics, macroeconomics, international economics, and the like.

CBS Admissions is not able to pre-assess your qualifications ahead of the application round.
 

Advance assessments

The following advance assessments are valid for the 2023 admission round for applicants whose bachelor degree exactly matches the university, degree title and enrolment year listed.

The advance assessments are based on the obligatory courses as listed in the programme regulations. If you have obligatory courses that have been credit transferred from elsewhere, we will not use the advance assessment and will instead assess your courses using the available documentation.

 



Bachelor degrees from CBS

Qualifying Bachelor Degrees
 

Your obligatory courses fulfil the specific entry requirements.

Bachelor degree Language requirement to be fulfilled (depending on the chosen concentration) Specific entry requirements to be fulfilled
BSc in Business Administration & Sociology Danish to be fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
English is fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2018, 2019 or 2020 fulfil the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023.
BSc in Business Administration & Digital Management Danish to be fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
English is fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2018, 2019 or 2020 fulfil the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023.
BSc in International Business in Asia (IBA) Danish to be fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
English is fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2017, 2018 or 2019 fulfil the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023.
HA (psyk.) English to be fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Danish is fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2018, 2019 or 2020 fulfil the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023.
HA (jur.) English to be fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Danish is fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2020 fulfil the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023.


Potentially Qualifying Bachelor Degrees (Can Supplement to Qualify)
 

Your obligatory courses do not fully cover the specific entry requirements. You will therefore need to either choose relevant electives or take supplementary qualifying courses to fulfil the requirements.

Bachelor degree Language requirement to be fulfilled (depending on the chosen concentration) Specific entry requirements to be fulfilled
BSc in Business, Language & Culture Danish to be fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
English is fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2018, 2019 or 2020 do not fulfil the specific entry requirements listed below for admission in 2023:
  • 5 ECTS-points in Marketing

All obligatory courses have been taken into consideration.
The specific entry requirements must be covered with academic and research-based courses done at bachelor level.


BSc in International Business & Politics
Danish to be fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
English is fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2018, 2019 or 2020 do not fulfil the specific entry requirements listed below for admission in 2023:
  • 5 ECTS-points in Marketing

All obligatory courses have been taken into consideration.
The specific entry requirements must be covered with academic and research-based courses done at bachelor level.


HA (fil.)
English to be fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Danish is fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2018, 2019 or 2020 do not fulfil the specific entry requirements listed below for admission in 2023:
  • 5 ECTS-points in Quantitative Methods/Statistics
  • 5 ECTS-points in Marketing

All obligatory courses have been taken into consideration.
The specific entry requirements must be covered with academic and research-based courses done at bachelor level.

HA (it.) English to be fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Danish is fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2018, 2019 or 2020 do not  fulfil the specific entry requirements listed below for admission in 2023:
  • 5 ECTS-points in Quantitative Methods/Statistics
  • 5 ECTS-points in Marketing

All obligatory courses have been taken into consideration.
The specific entry requirements must be covered with academic and research-based courses done at bachelor level.

HA (jur.) English to be fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Danish is fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2018 or 2019 do not  fulfil the specific entry requirements listed below for admission in 2023:
  • 5 ECTS-points in Quantitative Methods/Statistics

All obligatory courses have been taken into consideration.
The specific entry requirements must be covered with academic and research-based courses done at bachelor level.

HA (kom.) English to be fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Danish is fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2018, 2019 or 2020 do not fulfil the specific entry requirements listed below for admission in 2023:
  • 5 ECTS-points in Finance
  • 5 ECTS-points in Accounting
  • 5 ECTS-points in Quantitative Methods/Statistics

All obligatory courses have been taken into consideration.
The specific entry requirements must be covered with academic and research-based courses done at bachelor level.

HA (mat.) English to be fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Danish is fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2018, 2019 or 2020 do not fulfil the specific entry requirements listed below for admission in 2023:
  • 5 ECTS-points in Accounting

All obligatory courses have been taken into consideration.
The specific entry requirements must be covered with academic and research-based courses done at bachelor level.

HD 2.del English to be fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Danish to be fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
  • The average at "HD 2. del" must be min. 4.5
  • The grade in the "HD 2. del" thesis must be min. 7
HA i Markeds- og Kulturanalyse (MAK) English is fulfilled (if applying for an English-taught concentration)
Danish is fulfilled (if applying for a Danish-taught concentration)
Applicants enrolled in this programme in 2019 or 2020 do not fulfil the specific entry requirements listed below for admission in 2023:
  • 5 ECTS-points in Organisation
  • 5 ECTS-points in Finance

All obligatory courses have been taken into consideration.
The specific entry requirements must be covered with academic and research-based courses done at bachelor level.

 

Bachelor degrees from other Danish institutions



Bachelor degree Language requirement to be fulfilled Specific entry requirements to be fulfilled
Erhvervsøkonomi, HA (SDU) (regardless of specialisation) English to be fulfilled Applicants enrolled in this programme in fulfil all the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023 (this includes applicants enrolled in a credit programme under HA)
Erhvervsøkonomi (HA) (RUC) English to be fulfilled Applicants enrolled in this programme fulfil all the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023 (this includes applicants enrolled in a credit programme under HA)
BSc in Business Administration (RUC) English to be fulfilled Applicants enrolled in this programme in fulfil all the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023 (this includes applicants enrolled in a credit programme under BSc in Business Administration)
Erhvervsøkonomi, HA (AU)
(regardless of specialisation)
English to be fulfilled Applicants enrolled in this programme in fulfil all the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023 (this includes applicants enrolled in a credit programme under HA)
BSc in Economics and Business Administration (AU) English to be fulfilled Applicants enrolled in this programme fulfil all the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023 (this includes applicants enrolled in a credit programme under BSc in Economics and Business Administration)
Erhvervsøkonomi (HA) (AAU) English to be fulfilled Applicants enrolled in this programme fulfil all the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023 (this includes applicants enrolled in a credit programme under HA)
BSc in Economics and Business Administration (AAU) English to be fulfilled Applicants enrolled in this programme fulfil all the specific entry requirements for admission in 2023 (this includes applicants enrolled in a credit programme under BSc in Economics and Business Administration)


 


SELF-ASSESSMENT (COURSE MATCH)

Use this form to get an overview of your undergraduate courses (from your bachelor degree as well as any supplementary courses outside of your bachelor degree). You can include courses you have passed as well as courses you are currently taking, or plan to take in the summer.

FilSelf-assessment form
 

Selection Criteria

The programme has a limited number of places available for applicants without a legal claim to the programme and admission is expected to be competitive. Only applicants fulfilling the entry requirements are considered qualified and will be considered in the selection process.

If there are more qualified applicants than places available at the programme, a selection process will take place.

The selection process at the MSc EBA – General Management and Analytics is based on an overall assessment of applicants’ educational background at undergraduate level, with a focus on courses and grades within business administration and economics; grades within the academic areas constituting the specific entry requirements are of particular importance.

Courses and grades within quantitative and qualitative methods may also be taken into consideration.

Please note that writing a personal statement is not part of the selection criteria for the MSc EBA – General Management and Analytics.


Connection to the Danish labour market
Your connection to the Danish labour market will be taken into consideration as part of the selection process. In your application, you will be asked to write a paragraph of no more than 1000 characters (including spaces), describing your current circumstances and reflecting on your future career opportunities in Denmark.


Find out more about the admission process

Sidst opdateret: Web editor - Student Communications // 16/12/2022