Taught course

Master of Business Administration - Major in International Relations

Institution
Geneva Business School · Geneva Business School
Qualifications
MBA

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field

  • IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 74 (English Official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years

  • Scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts and academic certificates obtained

  • A 500-word essay: What can you bring to the GBS community?

  • Photocopy of valid passport / National ID

  • Resume/CV

  • 1 reference letter

  • Prerequisite: Knowledge of Accounting, Finance, Economics. If prerequisites are not studied previously, Pre-Master classes can be taken during summer or with online level courses such as Peregrine and obtaining a minimum of 60% on the self-tests.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Major in International Relations has been designed to provide you with a deep understanding of the impact international relations and geopolitical factors have on operational management and business success. After completing this MBA, you will be well prepared for jobs in international fields such as human rights, arms control, international laws and treaties.


Over the course of this program you will:

  • Gain the capacity to work in the development of diplomatic strategy.

  • Be introduced to realistic solutions for the management of current global crises.

  • Be familiar with global cultures and social networking.

  • Build contacts with diplomatic organizations and staff to enhance global connectedness and vision.

Facts

  • Duration: 18 months

  • Evening Learning: Yes

  • Credits: 90 ECTS

  • Language: English

  • Intakes: February and September

  • Degree Awarded: Master of Business Administration with a Major in International Relations

  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva, Barcelona and Madrid campuses

  • Internships: We provide the access to internship opportunities in national and international companies and organizations

  • Locations: Geneva, Barcelona and Madrid*

*Only available from September 2019 intake

Orientation subjects - Geneva Campus

  • Management of International Institutions and NGOs

  • Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on Global Governance and Business

  • Digital Diplomacy and E-Participation: a State and Civil Society Perspective

  • Economic Diplomacy: WTO, Free Trade Areas and Global Trade Governance

Orientation subjects - Barcelona and Madrid Campus

  • Management of International Organizations and NGOs

  • Strategic Cross Cultural Communication

  • Geopolitics and World Business: New threats, Sustainability and future trends

  • Impact of New technologies on Global Governance

Career Options

  • Diplomacy

  • Foreign Service

  • Journalism

Fees and funding

UK students
For Barcelona & Madrid - €7,460/Semester, For Geneva - CHF 10,650/Semester
International students
For Barcelona & Madrid - €7,460/Semester, For Geneva - CHF 10,650/Semester

Geneva Campus (prices in Swiss Francs)

Application Fee: €150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)

Administration Fee: CHF3,000 (One time fee, refund of 80% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Tuition per semester: CHF10,650 (Total 1.5 year program/ 3 semesters) (Refund of 100% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Barcelona / Madrid Campus

Application Fee: €150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)

Administration Fee: €1,900 (One time fee, refund of 80% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Tuition per semester: €7,460 (Total 1.5 year program/ 3 semesters) (Refund of 100% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Qualification and course duration

MBA

full time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@gbsge.com
Phone
+34 93 481 65 06