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Study Programme MSc Business Administration

June 25, 2019

Source: Draft Programme Specific Appendix to the EER 2019-2020

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MSc Business Administration

Study programme 2019-2020

Draft 25-6-2019

The final version of the study programme will be published in the EER of the MSc BA programme.


Changes compared to 2018-2019

The track Strategic Marketing & Digital Business is split up in two tracks: Strategic Marketing Management (SMM) and Digital Business (DB).

One course is given in a different quartile (Smart Industry).

Some courses are no longer in the study programme (e.g. Business Development in Network Perspective, E-Strategizing).


Introduction

Before starting with the MSc Business Administration programme, the student has to choose between one of seven specialization tracks, or for a Double Degree Programme. If the regular one-year programme is chosen, please check the information under A. If a Double Degree programme is chosen, please check the information under B. 

A. MSc BA 60 EC programme, one year

Table 1A shows the requirements students need to meet to successfully earn the MSc in Business Administration diploma.

Table 1A: Summary of programme requirements MSc BA

Requirement

EC’s

Courses

See Table

Core courses

15

Entrepreneurial Leadership & Responsible Organizational Design (201600002)

Qualitative Methods in Business Research (2EC, 201700035)

Quantitative and Design Methods in Business Research (3EC, 201700036)

Business Valuation & Corporate Governance (201800089)

Table 1B

Electives (Track-specific)

15

One of seven tracks. Elective courses that can be followed as track-specific are listed in Table 1C per track.

Table 1C

 

Elective (Free)

5

One elective course, e.g. fourth track-specific course or any other from Table 1C*.

Table 1C

(under conditions Table 1 in total, see *)

Master thesis

25

Master Thesis BA Part 1 (201500101)

Master Thesis BA Part 2 (201500102)

 

* All courses listed in Table 1C can be followed to meet this requirement. For elective courses that are not mentioned in Table 1C, explicit approval of the Programme Board is needed via the Individual Learning Agreement (ILA)/ study advisor, the student needs to motivate his choice.

 

Table 1B: Curriculum MSc BA (Sept 2019 and Feb 2020 intake)

Course code

Course name

EC

Quartile

201600002

Entrepreneurial Leadership & Responsible Organizational Design

5

Q1

 

Elective**

5

Q1/Q3

 

Elective**

5

Q1/Q3

201700035

Qualitative Methods in Business Research

2

Q2/Q4

201700036

Quantitative and Design Methods in Business Research

3

Q2/Q4

201500101

Master Thesis BA Part 1

10

Q2/Q4

201800089

Business Valuation & Corporate Governance

5

Q3

 

Elective**

5

Q3/Q1

 

Elective**

5

Q3/Q1

201500102

Master Thesis BA Part 2

15

Q4/Q2

Total EC

 

60

 

** In the Academic year 2020/2021 in principle the same electives will be offered per Specialization Track as mentioned in the Table 1C. The programme will timely communicate transition rules should any changes occur, certainly before the start of the first semester of 2020-2021 (July/August 2020), in the Education and Examination Regulations, MSc BA programme specific appendix.

 

Table 1C: List of Electives 2019-2020. Students choose at least 3 electives from their Specialization Track.

The diploma supplement that students receive upon completion of the programme will mention the specialization track. The diploma itself will mention the MSc title and the name of the full programme: Business Administration.

Course code

Course name

EC

Quartile

Track: Digital Business

201800205

Smart Industry (obligatory)

5

Q1

201400277

Data Science* (obligatory)

5

Q1

192360021

ICT Management**

5

Q3

192340101

Implementation of IT in Organizations

5

Q3

194105070

Information Systems for the Financial Services Industry

5

Q3

Track: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy1 [1]

201600011

International Entrepreneurship – a Strategic Technology perspective

5

Q1

201600012

Management and Governance of Innovation and Creativity

5

Q1

201600015

Strategic Technology Management and Innovation

5

Q3

201600155

 

201700089

Global Strategy and Business Development

Or

Sustainable Business Development***

5

 

5

Q3

 

Q1

201000087

Entrepreneurial Finance

5

Q3

Track: Financial Management

194110070

Corporate Finance (for BA)

5

Q1

201600013

Investments & Risk Management

5

Q1

201000087

Entrepreneurial Finance

5

Q3

194105070

Information Systems for the Financial Services Industry

5

Q3

Track: Human Resource Management1

201500092

Strategic HR Analytics

5

Q1

201500086

Global Talent Management

5

Q1

201500087

HRM and Innovation

5

Q3

201500088

HRM and Technology Design

5

Q3

Track: International Management

201600011

International Entrepreneurship – a Strategic Technology perspective

5

Q1

201500086

Global Talent Management

5

Q1

201500083

Change Management and Consulting in a Global Context

5

Q1

201600155

Global Strategy and Business Development

5

Q3

201500085

Global Sourcing and Organization

5

Q3

Track: Purchasing and Supply Management1

201500091

Purchasing Strategy and Systems

5

Q1

191820160

 

Purchasing Management***

(only for those who did not do follow the BSc IBA programme at the UT)

5

Q1

201500081

Business-to-Business Marketing

5

Q1

201500085

Global Sourcing and Organization

5

Q3

201600014

Seminar Purchasing

5

Q3

Track: Strategic Marketing Management1, [2]2

201700019

Brand Management ****

5

Q1

201500081

Business-to-Business Marketing

5

Q1

201800205

Smart Industry

5

Q1

201500080

Advanced topics in Digital Marketing

5

Q3

201600155

Global Strategy and Business Development

5

Q3

* The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Computer Science are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/).

** The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Business & IT are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/)..

*** The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Industrial Engineering & Management are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/)..

**** The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Industrial Design Engineering are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/).

 

Alternatives

- Entrepreneurial Leadership & Responsible Organizational Design (201600002)

Only after explicit approval of the Programme Board with a positive advice of the study advisor, and formalized in the Individual Learning Agreement, this course can be replaced by HRM and Technology Design (201500088).

 

Digital Business Marketing line for SMM track

Students choose Strategic Marketing Management specialization track that want to strengthen their profile in the field of Digital Business Marketing can choose in their (track) electives some courses that are part of the MSc Communication Studies (COM) programme. The study programme is shown in the Table 1C.2.

Table 1C.2: Full study programme for the Digital Business Marketing Line in the SMM specialization track

Course code

Course name

EC

Quartile

Core obligatory courses: 40 EC

201600002

Entrepreneurial Leadership & Responsible Organizational Design

5

Q1

201400018

Master Class BA

5

Q2

201800089

Business Valuation & Corporate Governance

5

Q2

201500101

Master Thesis BA Part 1

10

Q3

201500102

Master Thesis BA Part 2

15

Q4

Mandatory: 5 EC

201500080

Advanced Topics in Digital Marketing

5

Q3

Electives: Choose 15 EC

201400174

Data Science*

 

5

Q1/Q2/Q3

192320501

E-Commerce**

 

5

Q2

201900083

Game Studies in Social Sciences***

 

5

Q2

201400191

Social Implications of the Internet***

 

5

Q3

201800101

Advertising & Consumer Psychology***

 

5

Q1/Q3

201900084

Deception & Persuasion in a Digital Society***

 

5

Q4

201700008

Design & Behaviour Change****

 

5

Q4

201800098

Trust & Risk***

 

5

Q4

* The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Computer Science are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/).

** The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Business & IT are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/).

*** The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Communication Studies are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/).

**** The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Industrial Design Engineering are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/).

 

B. Double degree programmes

We offer Double Degree programmes with partner universities. These programmes are established with the partner universities after comparison of the programmes that students need to follow.

 

Linked to EIS track; Double Degree Programme with Technical University of Berlin (TUB) IMES


Table 1Ea:  Curriculum for TUB students coming to UT September 2019 / UT students started September 2019 and going to Berlin for MScIMES double degree in April 2020[3]3

The diploma supplement that students receive upon completion of the programme will mention the specialization track: ‘Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy’.

Course code

Course name

EC

Q1

 

 

201600002

Entrepreneurial Leadership & Responsible Organizational Design

5

 

Elective (see Table 1Fa)

5

 

Elective (see Table 1Fa)

5

Q2

 

 

201800089

Business Valuation & Corporate Governance

5

 

Elective (see Table 1Fa)

5

 

Elective (see Table 1Fa)

5

Q3/Q4 (TUB) or

Upon return (UT)

 

 

201400018

Master class BA

5

194100040

Master Thesis BA

25

Total EC

 

60

 

Table 1Fa:  Electives MSc-IMES double degree programme

Course code

Course name

EC

Q1

Choose 2 of the following Q2 courses:

5+5=10

201600011

International Entrepreneurship - a Strategic Technology perspective

5

201600012

Management and Governance of Innovation and Creativity

5

201700089

Sustainable Business Development*

5

Q2

Choose 2 of the following Q2 courses:

5+5=10

201100051

Information Services**

5

201100054

Supply Chain Management and Innovation

5

192320501

E-Commerce**

5

201400174

Data Science***

5

201800227

Human Centred Design****

5

* The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Industrial Engineering & Management are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/).

** The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Business & IT are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/)..

*** The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Computer Science are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/).

**** The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Interaction Technology are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/)

 

 


Table 1Eb:  Curriculum for UT students started February 2020 and going to Berlin for MScIMES double degree in October 2020

The diploma supplement that students receive upon completion of the programme will mention the specialization track: ‘Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy’.

Course code

Course name

EC

Q3

 

 

201800089

Business Valuation & Corporate Governance

5

 

Elective (see Table 1Fb)

5

 

Elective (see Table 1Fb)

5

Q4

 

 

201500386

Vision, Strategy and Leadership*

5

201900084

Deception & Persuasion in a Digital Society*

5

201700008

Design & Behaviour Change**

5

Q3/Q4 (TUB) or

Upon return (UT)

 

 

201400018

Master class BA

5

194100040

Master Thesis BA

25

Total EC

 

60

* The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Communication Studies are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/)..

** The Teaching and Assessment regulations of the EER for the MSc programme Industrial Design Engineering are applicable (www.utwente.nl/en/examination-board/overview/)..

 

 

Table 1Fb:  Electives MSc-IMES double degree programme

Course code

Course name

EC

Q3

Choose 2 of the following Q3 courses:

5+5=10

201600015

Strategic Technology Management and Innovation

5

201600155

Global Strategy and Business Development

5

201000087

Entrepreneurial Finance

5

 

Linked to EIS track: Double Degree Programme with UT’s MSc in PSTS

Table 1G:  Double degree programme Philosophy of Science, Technology & Society (PSTS)

Students that combine the 2yr PSTS MSc programme with the 1yr MSc BA programme need to fulfill both MSc PSTS and MSc BA requirements. This means that the following courses and electives need to be taken:

Course code

Course name

EC

Quartile

First year

 

 

 

201800205

Smart Industry

5

Q1

 

MSc PSTS programme

55

 

Second year

 

 

 

201600002

Entrepreneurial Leadership & Responsible Organizational Design

5

Q1

201600011

International Entrepreneurship – a Strategic Technology perspective

5

Q1

201600012

Management of Governance and Innovation and Creativity

5

Q1

201800089

Business Valuation & Corporate Governance

5

Q2

 

MSc PSTS programme

10

 

201400018

Master Class BA

5

Q3

194100040

Master Thesis BA

25

Q3/Q4

 

Linked to HRM track: Double Degree Programme with University of L’Aquila AEF


Table 1H:  Curriculum for UT students started February 2020 and going to L’Aquila for ‘Administration, Economics and Finance’ double degree in September 2020 / L’Aquila students coming to UT September 2020

The diploma supplement that students receive upon completion of the programme will mention the specialization track: ‘Human Resource Management’.

Course code

Course name

EC

Q3

 

 

201800089

Business Valuation & Corporate Governance

5

201500087

HRM and Innovation

5

201500088

HRM and Technology Design

5

Q4

 

 

201700035

Qualitative Methods in Business Research

2

201700036

Quantitative and Design Methods in Business Research

3

201500101

Master Thesis BA Part 1

10

2019-2020

Q1/Q2 or

Upon return (UT)

 

 

201600002

Entrepreneurial Leadership & Responsible Organizational Design

5

201500092

Strategic HR Analytics

5

201500086

Global Talent Management

5

201500102

Master Thesis BA Part 2

15

Total EC

 

60

 

Linked to PSM track: Double Degree Programme with Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) MSM             



 Table 1J: Curriculum for UT students going to LUT for MSc-MSM double degree in January/February 2020 / LUT students coming to UT September 20195[4],

The diploma supplement that students receive upon completion of the programme will mention the specialization track:  ‘Purchasing and Supply Management’.

Course code

Course name

EC

Q1

 

 

201600002

Entrepreneurial Leadership & Responsible Organizational Design

5

201500091

Purchasing Strategy and Systems

5

201500081

Business-to-Business Marketing

5

Q2

 

 

201800089

Business Valuation & Corporate Governance

5

201100054

Supply Chain Management and Innovation

5

 

Elective

5

Upon return

 

 

201400018

Master class BA

5

194100040

Master Thesis BA

25

Total EC

 

60

 

Table 1K: 2019-2020 Electives LUT double degree programme MSM

Course code

Course name

EC

Q2

Choose 1 of the following Q2 courses:

 

201100051

Information Services

5

192320501

E-Commerce

5

 

Linked to SMM track: Double Degree Programme with Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) MIMM


Table 1L:  Curriculum for LUT students coming to UT September 2019 / UT students started September 2019 and going to Lappeenranta for MIMM double degree in January 20204

The diploma supplement that students receive upon completion of the programme will mention the specialization track: ‘Strategic Marketing Management’.

Course code

Course name

EC

Q1

 

 

201600002

Entrepreneurial Leadership & Responsible Organizational Design

5

201600012

Management of Governance and Innovation and Creativity

5

 

Elective

5

Q2

 

 

201800089

Business Valuation & Corporate Governance

5

201100051

Information Services

5

 

Elective

5

Q3/Q4 or

Upon return (UT)

 

 

201400018

Master class BA

5

194100040

Master Thesis BA

25

Total EC

 

60

 

Table 1M:  Electives MSc-MIMM (LUT) double degree programme

Course code

Course name

EC

Q1

Choose 1 of the following Q1 courses:

 

201500081

Business-to-Business Marketing

5

192350200

E-Strategizing

5

Q2

Choose 1 of the following Q2 courses:

 

192320501

E-Commerce

5

201100054

Supply Chain Management and Innovation

5

 

Alternatives Double Degree Programme’s courses

- Master Class BA (201400018)

Students from all cohorts that have ‘Master Class BA’ (201400018) (5EC) in their study programme can replace this course by two courses, after consulting the study advisor and written approval of the Programme Board:

- Qualitative Methods in Business Research (201700035) (2EC);

- Quantitative and Design Methods in Business Research (201700036) (3EC).


[1]1 Please see the option of following a Double Degree programme linked to this track later this paragraph.

[2]2 This track has three lines: the regular programme, the double degree programme and the ‘Digital Business Marketing’ line. For this latter option, please see later this paragraph.

[3]3 The starting moment for the programme parts to be followed at TU Berlin is April.

[4]4 For UT students started in September 2019 going to Lappeenranta per 1 January 2020 distance exams for Q2 exams will be facilitated. The programme in Lappeenranta only starts per 1 January each year.


Transition rules

All transition rules are mentioned in section 5 of the programme specific appendix MSc BA to the EER.