MSc in Business Management

Postgraduate
MSc

Master of Science

in Business Management

Campus:
Online
Duration:
12
to 24
Months
Credits:
60, 90, 120 ECTS
Fees:
CHF 
7200*
for full program
Awarded By:
Rushford Business School, Switzerland
Program Overview

Welcome to fully online MSc in Business Management conducted by Rushford Business School.

The term “management” refers to wide-ranging roles and responsibilities that managers fulfill as part of their duties in organizations. Effective management calls for concerted efforts to meet organizational objectives and use appropriate strategies to enhance the company’s profitability and sustainability in the long run.

MSc in Business Management offers comprehensive content that will equip you with the necessary skills and capabilities to start and manage an organization. The program will provide you with a sound theoretical foundation in business management, stimulating your analytical and problem-solving skills in several areas. A thorough understanding of economics, accounting, marketing, management, and leadership will hone your knowledge in almost everything needed to manage an established business or a start-up.

The program will develop you as an effective manager who is deft in applying strategic management, innovation, and critical thinking capabilities in different business domains. The extensiveness of this program makes it one of the most sought-after courses for learners looking forward to having a broad understanding of business and management areas. You will learn by doing through optional internships, company visits, seminars, and real-life company projects.

Educational Objectives

After completing the course, students would be able to:

  • Develop managerial skills to create positive business solutions, make entrepreneurial innovations, and promote continuous learning.
  • Identify ethical dilemmas and apply sustainability principles to handle the same.
  • Apply financial methods, risk-assessment approaches, and economic principles to add value to the business.
  • Apply management theories to real-life business scenarios to explore relevant opportunities in business and optimize those opportunities to excel in your career.
  • Use quantitative and qualitative data to analyze and solve real-world business issues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle strategic and operational business issues for the benefit of stakeholders.
  • Use appropriate research skills to make effective business decisions in a dynamic business environment.
  • Collaborate effectively with employees, and devise adequate strategies to motivate and retain them.
  • Negotiate with business partners to explore sustainable business options, and devise appropriate strategies to make profitable business deals.
Next Start Date:
01 Mar 2023
Deadline:
25 Feb 2023
Program Information
Program Curriculum

MSc in Business Management

  1. Rushford’s 60 ECTS (One-year) MSc in Business Management comprises 15 courses – 5 Core Courses and 10 Business Management specific courses.
  2. To be qualified for 60 ECTS MSc, you must complete all 15 courses. Each course comprises of 4 ECTS.
  3. 90 ECTS top-up program (18 months) takes you to an advanced level in Business Management field. It provides you an opportunity to choose another 5 electives in Business Management related field along with a Master thesis of 10 ECTS.
  4. 120 ECTS top-up program (24 months) provides you an opportunity to research in the field, and allows you to choose another 5 courses with a Capstone Consulting Project of 10 ECTS.

MSc Top-Up Programs

  1. Online 60 ECTS MSc programs also allow an option to top-up to 90 ECTS and 120 ECTS. 
  2. Generally, it is recommended for Bachelor students with no work experience to opt for the higher credit version of the program. 
  3. Higher credits are also recommended for those who wish to be an expert in field as top-up programs allow you to master the chosen area. 90 and 120 ECTS programs provide you access to advanced level specialised courses along with an opportunity to write Master Thesis, or a Capstone Consulting Project respectively. 
  4. Our flexible program structure for Online mode of study permits you to choose for top-up programs after completing 75% of your studies by contacting your Student Success Manager.
  5. Our Rushford online programs provide you flexibility to complete the degree in an extended duration of 3 years without payment of an additional fee.

For 60 ECTS Version

For 90 ECTS Version

All Courses in 60 ECTS plus Any 5 Electives from the following:

For 120 ECTS Version

All Courses in 90 ECTS plus the following:

You are required to hold at minimum a recognised bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall score of 55% (GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 point scale) or higher.

In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. If applicable, you may demonstrate this through submission of a CV, portfolio, and/or a personal statement.

English Language Proficiency:

Our programs are conducted in English language. As such, you must demonstrate proficiency in English language by submitting one of the following test scores during the application process:

IELTS Overall: 5.5
TOEFL (iBT: 58+; PBT: 490+; CBT: 167+)
TOEIC Overall: 555+
PTE Overall: 50+
Duolingo Overall: 90+

English Proficiency Waivers: 

The English proficiency test is not required for the following candidates:
– Native English Speakers, OR;
– Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;
– Applicants having completed their undergraduate or graduate studies in English, OR;
– 2 years of work experience in an organization where English is the primary language of communication.

For 60 ECTS Version (12 months):

Option 1: Full Fee Before Start Date

Amount: CHF 7200

Option 2: Installment Plan

Initial Deposit Before Start Date: CHF 1800, plus

12 ‘monthly-installments’ of CHF 450 each

For 90 ECTS Version (18 months)

Option 1: Full Fee Before Start Date

Amount: CHF 9000

Option 2: Installment Plan

Initial Deposit Before Start Date: CHF 1800, plus

18 ‘monthly-installments’ of CHF 400 each

For 120 ECTS Version (24 months)

Option 1: Full Fee Before Start Date

Amount: CHF 11520

Option 2: Installment Plan

Initial Deposit Before Start Date: CHF 1800, plus

24 ‘monthly-installments’ of CHF 405 each

MSc in Business Management equips you with adequate skills required to start your venture or excel in the career you already have. It will enable you to work with reputed multinational and international firms and expose you to different real-world scenarios in a volatile business environment. You will nurture your overall personality by engaging with people of various backgrounds, working in other countries, and managing different business processes. You will develop the problem-solving ability, creative mindset, and experiential learning crucial to working in a contemporary business environment.

To apply for this program kindly follow the application process as described in the following link:

Online Campus Application Process

More Information

Career Support

All students at Rushford Business School are provided career support in the form of resume development, interview preparation, job search guidance etc.

Application Tracking

Kindly submit your application using our online application portal. You will be able to track the various stages of your application.

We focus on your development!

Real World Simulations

Various courses are accompanied by simulations in which you are given a situation that you must resolve based on what you learnt in the program and your experience. There are usually no right or wrong answers in simulations. They are to make you understand how a situation may unfold in the real world and prepare you to make the right decisions.

Personality Assessment

As an incoming student at Rushford you will undergo a personality assessment using a validated tool for MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) to help you unlock the potential of personal growth. It is a groundbreaking framework that empowers you to hone your skills, identify strengths and differences, and lay the groundwork for an enriching journey of self improvement.

Networking Events

We understand the importance of networking in building a successful career. That's why we offer a range of networking events to help our students connect with industry professionals and build the relationships that can lead to new opportunities.

People & Tech Skills

Both people and technology skills are essential for success in today's world. We have entered in a new era of business and management wherein the paradigm of interaction between people and machines is changing and evolving at a rapid pace. What was relevant 5 years ago is not as relevant today. At Rushford, we offer you an ungraded skillset of both people skills and technology skills so that you can better appreciate how to operate in this new paradigm and be prepared for the landscape change that is inevitable in the coming years.