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Make your choice

Choose from the following track and degree options according to your individual goals.

SINGLE DEGREE OPTIONS

FIRST STUDY BLOCK SECOND + THIRD STUDY BLOCK
Goodman School of Business, Brock University
St. Catharines, Canada
ESB Business School
Reutlingen University, Germany
Goodman School of Business, Brock University
St. Catharines, Canada
DCU Business School
Dublin City University, Ireland
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Piacenza, Italy
ESB Business School
Reutlingen University, Germany
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Piacenza, Italy
DCU Business School
Dublin City University, Ireland
Universidad de las Américas Puebla
Puebla/Cholula, Mexico
DCU Business School
Dublin City University, Ireland

DOUBLE DEGREE OPTIONS

FIRST STUDY BLOCK SECOND + THIRD STUDY BLOCK
DCU Business School
Dublin City University, Ireland
ESB Business School
Reutlingen University, Germany
NEOMA Business School
Reims, France
ESB Business School
Reutlingen University, Germany
NEOMA Business School
Reims, France
DCU Business School
Dublin City University, Ireland

For full information about the programme structure and content/curriculum please visit the schools’ websites.

Application process


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How to apply

The Admissions Committee, composed of people from the two schools involved in your track choice, will review your completed online application.
In the Application Form, you will be required to upload the following PDF documents: please provide us with all your files in English and only as PDF files!

Letter of motivation (minimum 250 and maximum 750 words) in which you discuss both your short-term and long-term professional goals.

Current Résumé/Curriculum Vitae: current up to the date of application.

Two Letters of Recommendation: one professional and one academic.

Academic Transcripts: scanned copies of all academic transcripts (provisional or final) in one pdf file. Please note that all tracks with Brock University require a minimum bachelor grade the equivalent of 2.3 (German grading system). All other tracks require a minimum grade the equivalent of 2.5 (German grading system) or upper second class honours grade 1 (2.1H or 60% Irish grading system). Applicants must be business graduates or have taken at least 4 business modules at bachelor level (2 of which must be from the quantitative area).

Please note that a student intending to study at Brock University and who has not already obtained a UG degree needs to submit a letter from their awarding university providing a provisional grade and confirming they have successfully completed all aspects of their bachelor degree.

English Language Certificate: the MSc Global Management curriculum is taught entirely in English. As evidence of fluency, applicants must achieve either:

  • a minimum TOEFL result of 88 ibt with a minimum of 21 in Speaking and Writing.
  • or a minimum IELTS of 6.5 overall band score, with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the components

Please note that TOEFL or IELTS scores are only valid for 2 years after the test date.

  • or Pearson Test of English (Academic – 60 overall, minimum 50 in any component)
  • or Cambridge First Exam with a minimum score of 175
  • or Cambridge Advanced
  • or Cambridge Proficiency

Please note that for tracks with Goodman School of Business, Canada only non-native English-speaking applicants who have completed at least 3 years of their bachelor studies in an English-speaking country are exempt from doing a language test.

For all other tracks, applicants are exempt from doing one of the above stated English language tests if they have completed their entire studies in English or completed at least 50% of their bachelor programme in an English-speaking country. Proof must be provided.

Please note that your language certificates can be handed in later (if not yet available), however by end of June at the latest. (May 15, 2020 for tracks with Brock University).

Application Fee: your non-refundable €50 application fee, to be paid electronically (by PayPal or via bank transfer) is due when you submit your online application (as last step).

If you do not have a PayPal account please contact our central IPBS MGM office at ipbsoffice@ipbsmgm.com that will provide you with the bank details.

Please note that applications must be completed using the above form by May 1 for tracks with Brock University and by June 15, 2020 for all other tracks. Please note that applications for all ESB tracks are expected to open on February 24, 2020.

Admission process

Your application will be screened by the Programme Directors of the track you have applied to and, if successful, you will receive a study place offer generally within two weeks. If unsuccessful, you will also be notified generally within two weeks.

Upon your admission to the IPBS MSc Global Management Programme you will receive a formal Study Place Offer with all terms and conditions by email.

To proceed to enrolment you must sign the Study Place Offer and pay the first payment instalment of EUR 1,000 (EUR 2,500 for tracks with NEOMA Business School).

Please note that the deadline for enrolment is May 15 for tracks with Brock University and June 30, 2020 for all other tracks.

In case of withdrawal, the first instalment is refundable only if you subsequently fail to meet the entry requirements (e.g. final degree grade below the required minimum, an unsatisfactory language test result).

When enrolled in the MSc in Global Management Programme, students are expected to abide by the rules and regulations in force at each partner school.

Programme costs 2020/21

The total cost of the Study Programme varies based on whether the applicant is from an EU country or non-EU country:

SINGLE DEGREE OPTIONS

TRACK EU student
pricing in €
NON EU student
pricing in €
Goodman School of Business / ESB Business School 15,700 18,625
Goodman School of Business / DCU Business School 15,700 18,625
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore / ESB Business School 13,700 17,200
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore / DCU Business School 13,700 17,200
Universidad de las Américas Puebla / DCU Business School 13,700 17,200

DOUBLE DEGREE OPTIONS

TRACK EU student
pricing in €
NON EU student
pricing in €
DCU Business School / ESB Business School 14,300 18,200
NEOMA Business School / ESB Business School 16,900 16,900
NEOMA Business School / DCU Business School 16,900 16,900

Other expenses must be also considered, such as:

 

  • Travel, lodging and living expenses (including health insurance)
  • Textbooks
  • Repeat modules and/or resit (if available)
  • All other miscellaneous expenses

 

Some schools are also required by law to charge a registration fee.
Please also note that extracurricular activities must be paid for separately.

How to pay for the programme?

Upon formal registration, you must pay a first instalment of EUR 1,000 (EUR 2,500 for a track with NEOMA Business School), a second instalment no later than September 15, 2020 and a third instalment no later than November 30, 2020.

Full details of payment amounts will be given in your official study place offer.

Please note that the initial EUR 1,000 (EUR 2,500 for a track with NEOMA) deposited to confirm your decision to accept your study place and proceed to the enrolment phase, is not refundable in case of withdrawal unless you do not meet the minimum enrolment requirements stated in your study place offer (e.g. final bachelor grade or English language test is too low).