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Quick facts:

  • BI is a Triple Crown-accredited school for its rigorous and prestigious standards
  • Your degree will be internationally recognized
  • Life on a modern campus with vibrant student communities
  • https://www.bi.edu/

BI Norwegian Business School was established in 1943 by Finn Øien. Today, it is one of the most prestigious and internationally recognized universities in the world. The programmes they offer have been developed to reflect that the world of education is becoming increasingly global. They are taught entirely in English and have an international focus and student body.

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BI Norwegian Business School is the largest business school in Norway and is the second largest in all Europe. It is a University that is renowned for its English-taught courses in Business Administration and Business Analytics. The University is proud to represent one of the few schools that has a triple crown title. In fact, less than 1 % of business schools worldwide have achieved triple accreditation. Meaning that they have acquired accreditations from the European EQUIS (European Quality Improvement Systems), the American AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and the British AMBA (The Association of MBAs).

Courses and specialities 

Bachelor Programmes

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

This University degree is broken down into a three-year programme where you will learn about management principles and practices, market influences, operations, finance and communication, and more.

This will enable you to analyse complex business problems from different perspectives, and easily cross different boundaries that may exist within and between organisations. You will also cover topics that focus on Operations, Finance, Accounting and Marketing.

One of the great things about this course is that you have the option to decide what speciality you would like to study. In the third year of the programme you will take courses based on a specialisation of your choosing. You will get the choice between three different pathways : International Business, Finance or Shipping Management.

Bachelor of Business Analytics

This three-year programme will allow you to become a specialist in digital analysis techniques applied in a business context. You will also gain a solid understanding of international business administration.

The programme focuses on giving you substantial hands-on digital skills, teaching you applied programming, data analysis techniques, and data visualisation. You will learn how to use these skills to solve business problems, applying them to specific areas in marketing, finance, and economics. You will also learn about international and sustainable business management from a practical and theoretical prospective.

Master Programmes

BI Norwegian Business School’s master programmes include an innovative curriculum designed to prepare students to succeed in business.

Considering doing a Master’s? BI would an ideal places to pursue a Master’s programme. You will have the opportunity to specialise your degree and focus on the subjects you are interested in.

BI Norwegian Business School’s Master programmes:

  • Master of Science in Business
  • Master of Science in Strategic Marketing Management
  • Master of Science in Leadership and Organisational Psychology
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Science in Quantitative Finance
  • Master of Science in Business Analytics
  • Master of Science in Applied Economics
  • Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and innovation

Living and studying in Oslo

BI Norwegian Business School has 4 campuses:

  • Campus Oslo
  • Campus Bergen
  • Campus Trondheim
  • Campus Stavanger

BI is proud of its diversity, in fact, it hosts more than 20,000 students from 106 different countries. As an international student you will be popular, as Norwegians love practicing their English.

Student life is a lot more than just lectures. It can be the best, most challenging, stressful, and rewarding period of your life. You will meet new people, find new interests, and develop yourself both socially and academically.

The university has several vibrant student communities that will be available to you. Get involved, establish a network and get a real idea of understanding of the Scandinavian way of thinking and the Scandinavian leadership model.

There are many events and opportunities available through the Student Union at BI Norwegian Business School – Campus Oslo (SBIO).

As an active student you should get involved in the student union. You will meet people outside your class and your regular social group. You can build a large network of friends and contacts, and use your new knowledge in practical situations.

Oslo itself has a lot to offer, there are plenty of activities to try and places to see, so there’s no need worrying about Oslo being a small city to live in. You can see the Holmenkollen, the Frognerparken, The Opera and The Royal Palace.

Many Norwegians will say that there are so many places you just can’t miss before you leave the country. Such as the Frognerseteren, the Northern Lights, the Glaciers, the Hardangerfjorden, the Trollstigen and the Lofoten.

To find out more information about the opportunities at BI Norwegian Business School, do not hesitate to contact one of the members of the Study Experience team.

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