Entry requirements are a complete undergraduate degree in Economics and Business Administration or another relevant Bachelor’s Degree. To qualify for admission with a similar Bachelor’s degree the programme must include 75 ECTS courses covering the disciplines within economics and business administration. In particular, each of the following subjects must be included with at least 5 ECTS: Microeconomics or Managerial Economics, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Marketing, Organizational Theory, Statistics, Additional methods for analysis of data.
If your degree is not from a university, you must further have 5 ECTS in Theory of Science and/or Scientific Methodology and Methods from a university.
About the MSc in Economics and Business Administration – Sport and Event Management:
The MSc in Economics and Business Administration profile in Sports and Event Management gives you competences on a high academic level within organization and marketing. The focus lies on issues that are especially relevant for companies in the sports and event sector.
The programme offers courses about governance issues in the sports and event sector, the sport and event industry as part of the entertainment sector, marketing and consumer behaviour in sport and event markets, as well as in project management, competitive strategy, and research methodology. The combination of courses in advanced management and marketing qualifies you to manage the development of competences and continuous learning that are necessary survival skills for enterprises and organizations in an intensified competitive environment.
Through a combination of project work, group work, and lectures you will understand how to manage companies and organizations in the sports and event sector. The programme focuses on know-how skills, i.e. the ability to perform analyses and develop solutions.
Masters of Science in Economics and Business Administration work within practically all administrative areas as for example marketing and sales management, planning, HRM and organisational planning.
Examples of job titles with Sports and Event Management:
The 8 compulsory courses are offered in the first four quarters. The electives are typically placed in the fifth and sixth quarters, and the thesis is to be written during the seventh and eighth quarters.
Moreover, the city can be characterized as an important educational city. Esbjerg has been growing as an educational city from year to year, with increasing amounts of study programmes, courses and students. However, the city is not too big for easily finding a relevant student job. Today, the city has more than 5,000 students, of which 1,300-1,400 have chosen to be educated at the University of Southern Denmark. Besides the Danish students, several of Esbjerg’s educational institutions have a number of students from abroad, who to a great extent contribute to an exciting, international study environment.
How to get to Esbjerg
Esbjerg is easily accessible. You may arrive by motorway, train or bus. Copenhagen and Hamburg are only approximately 3 hours’ travel away. The airport of Billund is only a 45 minutes’ drive from Esbjerg.
Student accommodation in Esbjerg
It is rather easy for students to find good and cheap housing. The Accommodation office of SDU has a large number of students’ accommodations for international students at its disposal.
If you are into sports you will find that almost all branches of sports are represented in Esbjerg. The city is leading in football, handball and ice hockey. Furthermore, there are several clubs and fitness studios, where you can practice your preferred form of sport, such as swimming, fitness or running.
In the music hall of Esbjerg –“ Musikhuset Esbjerg” – it is possible to listen to music, to see plays in the theatre, or experience musicals and other shows. If you want a more 'informal' form of entertainment you can go to “Tobakken”, which is the music club for rhythmical music. All kinds of concerts are held here – rock, pop and jazz. Also local, up-coming bands get a chance to perform here.
If you are looking for entertainment for little money “Huset” is a great place to go. It is a cultural centre for young people where you are always welcome to meet with fellow students over a cup of coffee and a board game.
Contact & Information
If you have questions regarding admission and enrolment, please contact:
Student Service in esbjerg
University of Southern Denmark
Niels Bohrs Vej 9
Phone: +45 6550 1103