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Full-time MBA | Maastricht School of Management Full-time MBA

The one-year full-time 70 ECTS* MBA programme consists of 14 core courses, 4 expertise track courses and the completion of a final project, being either an academic research paper, business consultancy project or business plan.

Educational hours** ECTS
Core courses Finance 84 3
Accounting for Managers 84 3
Digital Transformation 84 3
Entrepreneurship 84 3
Research Methods 84 3
Decision-Making Tools 84 3
Marketing in a Global Context 84 3
Global Supply Chain Management 84 3
Economics for Managers 84 3
Global Corporate Strategy 84 3
Change Management 84 3
Leadership & Organizational Behavior 84 3
Managing Cultural Diversity 84 3
Corporate Responsibility and Ethics 84 3
Expertise Tracks*** Expertise track course 1 84 3
Expertise track course 2 84 3
Expertise track course 3 84 3
Expertise track course 4 84 3
Final paper Academic Research Paper / Business Consultancy Project / Business Plan, including presentation
OR
Global Social and Economic Impact Project****
Academic Research Paper / Business Consultancy Project , including presentation
448 16
Total 1960 hours 70 ECTS

For more information on the specific content of each core course, click here.

*  The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centered system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme.
** 1 ECTS corresponds with 28 hours of study (includes both face-to-face and self-study
*** Choose one of  the available Expertise Tracks at MSM. For more information click here.
**** Within the Global Social and Economic Impact Project the focus of your final paper should be on one of the following global challenges:

  • Food and nutrition security
  • Water management
  • Sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Security and rule of law

In case you would like to apply for an Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) scholarship, make sure to align the focus of your Global Social and Economic Impact Project with one of the priority themes of your country. Please check the specific priority themes of your country here. More information about the OKP scholarship procedure for the Full-time MBA can be found here.