What does an organisation want to achieve? How does it go about achieving it? These are the fundamental questions at the heart of strategic planning. This MSc will help you answer them.

In a world of rapid change, organisations that can identify the need for change, design the changes needed and implement these more effectively and efficiently than others are more likely to survive and prosper.

Designed for senior managers – and those who want to become one – this programme requires an understanding and knowledge of key business tools and techniques. It will help managers to develop a strategic understanding beyond their functional speciality.

To achieve the MSc, you will need to obtain passes in five core and four elective courses.

Passes are required in

  • Five (5) core and
  • Four (4) elective courses
Core courses
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Making Strategies Work
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Risk Management
Elective courses
  • Alliances and Partnerships
  • Corporate Governance
  • Leadership
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Research Methods for Business and Management
  • Strategic Negotiation

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International graduate education specialist, 90 credits (ECTS).

The modules are very well developed and you will have access to comprehensive website for each module. You also have communication with faculty.

Admissions requirements
Tertiary education or equivalent. Good knowledge of English.

Programme Coordinator
Mikael Jensen

Nina Nyqvist


International cooperation
Edinburgh Business School - Heriot-Watt University (UK).

Examination fees (excluding VAT)
  • MSc Distance Learning SEK 117.000.
  • Examination fees (SEK 2000). 

Exams takes place in December and June each year. For some courses the exams takes place in March and August each year. It usually takes students a module per quarter. Written exam (English).

The program is carried out remotely.

Program duration
We offer this programme as Certificate, Diploma & Degree. You can choose any programme structure and can advance to other higher levels after your needs. Nine modules for an MSc, approximately 2.5 years.