MBA

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Our MBA is an exciting programme focusing on employability and enhancing your abilities, that will help develop your analytical and numerical skills for critical evaluation and critical appraisal, problem identification and problem-solving skills as well as effective interpersonal and team-building skills. It will also help you to better articulate your skills, abilities and achievements to create a personal development portfolio for use in your CV and job applications. This makes our MBA course perfect for early career professionals and graduates. 

Emphasis is placed on gaining an advanced and applied understanding of the key aspects of international business, enabling you to critically evaluate and adapt to a wide range of Business and Management issues within a global context. 

Key features 

  • An early career MBA, ideal for recent graduates or those with no managerial experience. 
  • A key focus of the course is on enhancing transferable skills, as well as helping you to articulate your abilities and achievements in a way to grab employers’ attention when applying for jobs. 
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in exclusive business talks and events, enabling you to build a network of industry contacts both in Denmark and abroad 
  • Benefit from Education 2030, where a simplified ‘block learning’ timetable means you will study one subject at a time and have more time to engage with your learning, receive faster feedback and enjoy a better study-life balance. 

 

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Get ready for your international career

Our MBA programme qualifies you for financial, marketing and managerial posts at home and internationally. This programme is based on best business practices and you will acquire competencies that are vital to the business manager of tomorrow.

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Why study a MBA?

  • A one-and-a-half-year programme leading to a recognized De Montfort University MBA degree 
  • Teaches you the skills you need for tomorrow’s jobs in Business & Management 
  • Live, work and study in Copenhagen, Denmark 
  • Study at Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, Denmark's oldest business college 

Application deadlines

SEPTEMBER START: 

Admission deadline: March 27th. 2024 

 JANUARY START: 

Application period start: To be announced 

Practical Information

The MBA programme is an innovative Master’s degree focused on giving students the opportunity to advance their learning within their chosen fields and gain leadership skills in order to confidently navigate an ever-changing business landscape. The programme is offered at Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College which has been delivering De Montfort University undergraduate programmes since 1998.  

The MBA programme is a postgraduate level 7 course, in accordance with the framework for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ). 

DMU programmes and partnerships are quality assured by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. 

To comply with Danish regulations on the provision of Higher Education programmes aimed at international students, approval has been obtained from the Danish Evaluation Institute (EVA). 

The UK programmes from both De Montfort University and Middlesex University are regularly evaluated by the Danish Evaluation Institute (EVA). The EVA approvals are valid for three years and have a direct impact on the issuing of student visas by the Danish Immigration Authorities. Student visas cannot be issued beyond the validity period of the EVA approvals. 

Future EVA evaluations: 

  • Master of Business Administration MBA 
  • BA (Hons) in Business Administration May 2026 
  • BA (Hons) in Business Management April 2025 
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer Science April 2025 

For further information regarding visa extensions, please visit New to Denmark or contact the Danish Immigration Authorities directly. 

You will find the current Programme Handbooks here. New editions are issued for every study start.

Programme Handbook (January 2024)

Find the list here

Classes will take place on weekdays between 08:30 and 17:15.  

Students will typically attend 15 hours of classes per week during the semester, plus scheduled workshops.  

Course modules are delivered in seven-week blocks, of which six weeks are for learning and one week for assessment. There are six blocks in total. 

Students will have access to a personalized online timetable in UMS. 

Programme places are limited, so please apply as soon as possible in order to secure a place. 

  • UK 1st or 2nd class Honours business, finance, or marketing degree, or 
  • Danish full-time professional Bachelor's business, finance, or marketing degree with a high average, or 
  • Equivalent overseas qualifications, or 
  • De Montfort University Graduate Certificate in International Business with an average score of 50% or higher 
  • American BSc Graduates with a GPA score of 2.50 or higher 
  • IELTS academic: module overall 6.5 with only 5.5 in one band. PTE Academic: 58-64. Test results may be no older than 2 years. 
  • Letter of Motivation 
  • Passport (must be valid for the duration of your studies) 

The online application form should be submitted in accordance with the deadlines above. Early booking is recommended to ensure all documents are received before deadline.

Admission decisions will be announced within 4 weeks after the application deadline.

After deadline, prospective applicants will be called for interviews with the dean.

If the applicant is accepted into the programme, a Letter of Acceptance including payment details will be sent to the email address provided in the application form.

 Within 10 days of having received the payment, Niels Brock will send a signed ST1 residence permit application form by email, allowing the applicant to begin the visa application process.

We only accept online applications. Please apply through the application form on this page. 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING ADMISSION TO THE DMU PROGRAMMES, PLEASE CONTACT US ON ADMISSIONS@BROCK.DK 

September start:

Full fee: DKK 185,000 (EUR 23,790) to be paid in two instalments. The first instalment is upon receiving the Letter of Acceptance no later than:

15 May for students who apply for residence permits from their home countries

15 July for students who apply for residence permit from Denmark/other EU countries

The second instalment is after the first semester.

Please note that fees and deadlines may vary between different intakes. 

Payment terms and conditions can be found here

The MBA scholarship serves a valuable purpose: the recognition of merit and achievement. We are delighted to announce that we will be offering a number of scholarships to international students joining the programme this year. The faculty grants scholarships based on strategic considerations, academic excellence, leadership potential, and a commitment to making a positive impact on society.   

Scholarship details 

Scholarship award: Up to DKK 30,000. In exceptional cases, the faculty may consider awarding a full scholarship to an outstanding applicant.

Eligibility criteria: Open to international applicants. 

Application deadline: All international applicants are considered for scholarship at the point of entry applicationThe Letter of Motivation, therefore, should address the scholarship selection criteria below.

The outcome of the scholarship application will be stated in the Letter of Acceptance.

Selection Criteria: Academic excellence, leadership qualities, and exemplary service and character. 

How to Apply:  

The scholarship statement must be submitted together with the entry application.

Scholarship applicants should indicate clearly that they wish to be considered for scholarship in their personal statements. The application should elaborate on the applicant’s success within the selection criteria below and include evidence of achievements where possible.

Scholarship

  • Desire to master subjects and seek learning experiences outside the classroom. 
  • Have excellent academic standing and strong test scores. 
  • Show curiosity and a willingness to learn. 
  • Demonstrate originality and innovation.

Leadership

  • Assume formal leadership roles such as student representative OR show exceptional leadership skills in class. 
  • Committed to excellence. 
  • Influence and support others. 
  • Take risks and pursue new and original ideas. 

Service and Character

  • Show concern for others by identifying needs and working to solve them. 
  • Improve student life for those around them. 
  • Set positive examples for others and function as a role model. 
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity, honesty and conscientiousness. 
  • Initiate and/or partake in social events 

The outcome of the scholarship application will be stated in the Letter of Acceptance. 

Scholarship application deadlines will be posted in Mit Niels Brock and announced by Dean of Academic Affairs. The scholarship applies to the final semester fee. 

Scholarship applications will be screened and assessed by the Scholarship Committee. Applicants may be called for an interview. Applicants will be informed of the outcome in the Letter of Acceptance. If a scholarship is granted, it will administratively be deducted from the applicant´s tuition fee. 

WHAT IS THE ADMISSION PROCEDURE? 

An online application form should be submitted in accordance with the deadlines provided in the Application and Admission section. As interest is high, early booking is recommended. Admission decisions are typically made within 10 to 12 weeks after all the application materials have been received. If the applicant is accepted into the programme, a Letter of Acceptance including payment details will be sent to the email address provided in the application form. Within one week of having received the payment, Niels Brock will send a signed ST1 residence permit application form by email, allowing the applicant to begin the visa application process. For more information, visit our Application and Admission section. 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? 

Please visit our Prices and Payment page. 

CAN I GET A SCHOLARSHIP? 

MBA students have the possibility to apply for scholarships. For more information, visit our scholarship sections.  

WHEN ARE LESSONS HELD?

This depends on your class registration.Classes are scheduled between 8.30 and 17.15 Monday to Friday. For more information, visit our Timetable section. 

WHO ARE THE TUTORS? 

Tutors are English-speaking Niels Brock professional Higher Education lecturers and instructors from Danish and international business and industry, all approved by De Montfort University. For more information, visit our Academic Staff section here. 

HOW IS THE INSTRUCTION ORGANISED? 

Instruction is based on a combination of lectures, workshops and cases reflecting academic models and international business practice. 

IS ATTENDANCE MANDATORY? 

Yes. Attendance is mandatory and will be monitored closely. Attendance registration takes place in every session. Please refer to the Programme Handbook for guidance regarding absences. In case of long-term absence (more than three consecutive days), students must contact the Programme Manager 

HOW MANY EXAMS ARE HELD? 

Student performance is assessed on a combination of module coursework (e.g. report, essay, presentations) and viva voce assessment. Please refer to the Curriculum document for further information.  

WHEN IS GRADUATION? 

A formal British university ceremony will be held in the presence of representatives of De Montfort University and honoured guests in Copenhagen. 

Depending on when you have finalized your programme, graduation takes place in March or August/September. The specific dates will be published once exam results are finalized. 

WHAT IS NIELS BROCK'S POLICY ON RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION? 

Niels Brock is based on secular and democratic values. This means that behaviour and attire, which includes religious and undemocratic messages, are not accepted. This includes attire that covers the whole or part of the face. This would not be compatible with the school's principles for the implementation of education. 

If you want to get in touch with a local agent that can help you get more information about studying at Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, you can find their contact information here.  

Code of Conduct 

Sample Agency Agreement 

Commission rates  

Agent certification procedures  

Expression of interest form  

 “My entire journey right from the moment of my decision to pursue a Masters degree and being part of Niels Brock and DeMontfort University came a full circle this year with an extraordinary achievement on my dissertation.  

The fact that there was an absolute level of involvement and consistent appreciation by the faculty and Program Manager during this program shows how they strive to keep the learning environment alive and exciting to be part of. 

Most importantly, academically, this experience helped me to add more of an analytical approach towards problem solving and decision making. 

With constant support and guidance, studying at Niels Brock and engaging with the faculty and administration was an experience worth of the time, money and efforts invested for this program.” 

Anuradha Venkataraman, MSc IBM 2018 Graduate 

 “I am extremely glad to be a part of Niels Brock - DMU. The university is an amazing center of learning, exploring, lecturers and the students who have created a wonderful learning environment. I completed the Niels Brock – DMU Masters in International Business and Management Program. I felt that I obtained enough assistance from the lecturers. My teachers, highly qualified are approachable and very helpful. 

 I am having a great experience while studying at Niels Brock-DMU since it has a true multicultural society where people from different nationalities are very well integrated.  

 I have known that the teaching style was modern, demanded students to be independent, and assisted me a lot as it links with my current job. After studying, I have defended my Ph.D and became Associate professor and teaching at the Graduate University of Mongolia. This is an excellent opportunity and very helpful to my career development.” 

Erdenechimeg Ya, (Ph.D), Associate  Professor, MSc IBM 2015 Graduate 

 

“I really enjoyed my time at De Montfort University-Niels Brock. It was a very challenging experience working with international students but in the end, I got good friends from other countries. Despite not seeing each other as often still we keep the friendship and manage to catch up when we can. 

I took MSc International Business and Management for 1.5 years. The research methodology session had opened doors for me in the research environment. Six months after my graduation, I started working as a research assistant. And, the strong knowledge of research and analysis acquired from DMU helped me to perform my research job well. 

" Niels Brock DMU is a great place to study MSc International Business and management-  excellent lecturers, full administrative support and multicultural environment. I would definitely recommend applying to DMU! 

Joy Billanes, a former research assistant at the Center for Energy Informatics, University of Southern Denmark, Ph.D. aspirant, MSc IBM Graduate 2015 

 

"This programme has supported my career and aspirations in more than one way. I entered Niels Brock (DMU) with a single objective to get a Master's degree and begin my career in the field of business management but ended up aiming for a much bigger horizon. The institution has an outstanding staff and a much appreciated open-door policy that allows students to build a connection with the module teachers that goes way beyond academic prerogative. I am honored to be a part of Niels Brock (DMU) community and I recommend this institution to all those prospective students who aspire to grow beyond their academic capacity." 

Shweta Prabhakar, Associate Philanthropist (i-Marketing Solutions Group, Toronto, Canada) and Ph. D. Aspirant, OBHRM 

 

“You did a Good job-Good management-Congratulation -You Got promotion! A very inspirations compliments Got from my boss at work. This is the moment when I actually realized, how worth this course is and how it has influenced me. Today when I look into the Mirror, I can see myself as a person with confidence and developing knowledge and skills. I would say this course has widened my managerial perspective and given me an idea of how theoretical knowledge can be used in a practical way. There is much more you can achieve through this course than just a certificate. I am very Thankful to Niels Brock /DMU team especially [name], who has been a brilliant support during the course. I am proud to say that I  belong to this wonderful temple of knowledge: Niels Brock College” 
Eliza Singh Dongol, Batch 2015-2016  

 

 “The Master’s programme in International Business and Management has greatly contributed to my global mindset and my organizational understanding. The programme itself really lives up to the standard of conveying knowledge of how international corporations function, what challenges you are facing when trying to work internationally and what specific cultural differences you are going to face. It is enabled by multinational lecturers (e.g. the USA, Pakistan, Egypt, Chile, Denmark) covering all relevant management fields, combined with a student audience from all over the world. This valuable experience has extremely shaped my desire of working internationally. Moreover, a British Master’s degree from a Business College in Copenhagen represents the perfect academic requirement if you want to do so. Thus, I can highly recommend the programme if you are striving of working internationally.” 
Markus Scherer, MSC graduate 2016/International Business and Management, Inhouse Consultant for Digitization at R+V, Germanys 3rd largest insurer 

Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College is committed to creating a genuinely international experience for students studying in Denmark. This is reflected both in the content of our programmes and in the student body here.  

  • UK 1st or 2nd class Honours business, finance, or marketing degree, or 
  • Danish full-time professional Bachelor's business, finance, or marketing degree with a high average, or 
  • Equivalent overseas qualifications, or 
  • De Montfort University Graduate Certificate in International Business with an average score of 50% or higher 
  • American BSc Graduates with a GPA score of 2.50 or higher
  • IELTS academic: module overall 6.5 ( with no more than one band with 5.5, and no score below 5.5)
  • PTE Academic: 58 or more
  • Test results may be no older than 2 years. 
  • Niels Brock Graduates do not need provide an English test

Letter of Motivation (this should highlight your ambitions what you will use the MBA for in your career and why you should be selected)

Passport (must be valid for the duration of your studies) 

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