Strategic Entrepreneurship

Master of Science with a major in Business Administration, 120 credits

Location: Jönköping

Start date: Autumn 2020


Som student vid programmet Strategic Entrepreneurship kommer du att utveckla din styrka som entreprenör, både när det gäller att starta upp och lansera nya företag och för att identifiera och utveckla möjligheter inom befintliga organisationer.

Du får chansen att studera utomlands och göra praktik på ett företag. Programmet ger dig en specialiserad masterexamen i företagsekonomi med fokus på företagsskapande och affärsförnyelser.

Strategic Entrepreneurship is a programme that helps you improve your entrepreneurial effectiveness, both in creating and launching new startups, and in identifying and developing opportunities within existing organisations.

The programme will provide you with specialised master's level competencies in business administration with a focus on venture creation and venture management as well as business renewal.

The education is designed using state-of-the-art research and offers practical experiences. You will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the Swedish business landscape and develop your own venture ideas in close collaboration with Jönköping's Science Park.

All courses are given in English. The programme is open to students from around the world, and courses have a diverse international participation of students. This international atmosphere contributes to a broad perspective of the issues discussed in class.

Elective semester

The autumn semester of the second year offers plenty of options to specialise your degree. Either by studying abroad at one of JIBS’ recommended partner schools, or by taking elective courses of your choice at JIBS, which also allows you to do an internship in another country.


2 years, 120 credits. Master of Science with a major in Business Administration.

After graduation

You will gain specialised master level competencies in business administration with a focus on venture creation and venture management as well as business renewal.

A wide range of career opportunities await you after graduation, including: business owner/manager, entrepreneur, business developer, project leader or change manager.

The programme also prepares stu­dents for doctoral research education.

Omfattning: 120 hp
Nivå: Avancerad nivå
Ort: Jönköping
Studieform: Campusbaserad
Språk: Undervisningen bedrivs på engelska
Antal platser: 19
Programstart: Hösten 2020
Anmälningskod: HJ-MS162
Behörighet: The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 ECTS credits in one (or a combination) of the following areas: business administration, economics, industrial engineering and management, or equivalent. At least 60 ECTS credits must be in business administration. Proof of English proficiency is required.
Urval: Avancerad nivå
Examen: Filosofie masterexamen med huvudområdet företagsekonomi

Year 1

Entrepreneurial Growth 7.5 credits
Entrepreneuring; Person and Process 7.5 credits
Advanced Research Methods in Entrepreneurship 7.5 credits
Creating a New Venture 7.5 credits
Applied International Marketing 7.5 credits
Corporate Entrepreneurship and Strategic Renewal 7.5 credits
Entrepreneurial Finance 7.5 credits
Family Entrepreneurship 7.5 credits

Year 2

Studying Abroad/Elective courses/Internship+Elective courses 30 credits
Master Thesis in Business Administration 30 credits