Euro-Asian MBA-MSc Programme (Institut Teknologi Bandung)

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The MBA-MSc Euro-Asian programme is an exciting partnership designed in collaboration with Institut Teknnologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia. The 2 year programme aims to provide you with a rigorous and comprehensive general management curriculum from the perspectives of South East Asian and European academics and practitioners; including a minimum of one month work placement with our industry partners in Indonesia.

The Adam Smith Business School

The University of Glasgow was established in 1451 and is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. We are proud of our diverse University community, and welcome staff and students from 140 different international countries.

The Adam Smith Business School holds triple accreditation, which is an internationally recognised benchmark that validates our credibility and performance. We are part of the Russell Group, meaning our teaching approach is research-led and mixes theory with practice. We believe that this truly enriches the learning experience of our students.

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Programme Structure

The Euro-Asian programme is a two year degree, with your first year spent studying in Indonesia on the ITB MBA programme. In your second year, you will have the opportunity to travel to Glasgow to study one of the four MSc programmes on offer: International Human Resource Management and Development, Finance and Management, International Management and Design Innovation, or Financial Technology (FinTech). 

The curriculim includes: 

  • Core courses as requested by ITB
  • Optional courses to be chosen from Adam Smith Business School courses in Year 2
  • One to two month placement (internship) to provide practical experience in industry during term-break

Year 1 MBA Indonesia

MBA ITB offers professional and entrepreneurship streams which are consistently ranked as the best graduate business programs in Indonesia.

  • MBA ITB aims to develop students to become innovative leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset for the betterment of business, government, and society.
  • The curriculum includes fundamental core and tailored elective courses designed to challenge students to discover practical business solutions through real-world applications in the context of an emerging economy such as Indonesia.
  • Our distinguished faculty members with solid academic backgrounds and industrial expertise facilitate students’ learning experience by using case methods, lectures, simulations, and team projects to apply important business concepts in real-world settings.
  • Students are trained to be adaptive and agile in making strategic decisions in the current disruptive and complex business environment. 

Year 2 MSc Glasgow

International Human Resource Management and Development

This programme will allow you to develop a theoretical and practical understanding of contemporary human resource management and human resource development within an international context.

  • 8 core courses
  • 2 optional courses
  • 1 independent piece of research work in the form of a dissertation

Finance and Management

This programme will provide you with a thorough understanding of management and financial management within a global context.

  • 6 core courses
  • Either 2 finance courses (20 credits each) or one finance (20 credits) and 2 management courses (10 credits each)
  • 1 independent piece of research work in the form of a dissertation

International Management and Design Innovation

This programme will provide you with a comprehensive knowledge of how design in practice operates and to examine its importance to a modern international company.

  • 8 core courses
  • 1 substantial independent piece of work in the form of a project or dissertation.

Financial Technology

Fast-moving trends in technology and banking have altered the landscape for those seeking to make an impact in the world of finance. The MSc Financial Technology provides an advanced education in the multiple converging skills and knowledge bases that are required by the organisations of the future.

  • 7 core courses
  • Optional courses
  • Fintech Pathways Project, choosing from an Industry, Start-up or Research Pathway

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the first year of the Euro-Asian MBA-MSc programme spent at the Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) includes a 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in any subject and a minimum of 3 years managerial work experience. 

 Entry requirements for foreign students 

  • For applicants whose first language is not English, the ITB MBA sets a minimum English Language proficiency level
  •  International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)
  • 6.5 with 2 sub-tests at 6.5 and 2 sub-tests at 6.0
  • Tests must have been taken within 2 years 5 months of start date. Applicants must meet the overall and subtest requirements using a single test
  • Passport must be valid minimum of 6 months before commencing the study

Alternatives to English language 

  • TOEFL or English test score is waived for foreign students if the prospective student is graduated with a Bachelor degree from an English speaking country or has citizenship from an English speaking country.
 
 

 

Fees

Tuition fees for 2023-24 

Year 1 Fee (at Partner) 

UK & International 

  • Full-time fee: £5,000

Year 2 Fee (at Glasgow) 

UK 

  • MSc in International Human Resource Management and Development: Full-time fee £10,920
  • MSc in Finance and Management: Full-time fee £10,920
  • MSc in International Management and Design Innovation: Full-time fee £10,920
  • MSc in Financial Technology: Full-time fee £10,920

International 

  • MSc in International Human Resource Management and Development: Full-time fee £22,344
  • MSc in Finance and Management: Full-time fee £23,496
  • MSc in International Management and Design Innovation: Full-time fee £22,344
  • MSc in Financial Technology: Full-time fee £26,280

 

How to apply

The University of Glasgow processes applications. You will firstly need to apply to the ITB MBA via our online application. 

Entry requirements for the first year of the Euro-Asian MBA-MSc programme at the Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) includes a 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in any subject and a minimum of 3 years managerial work experience. 

As part of the application process, you need to submit a personal statement and a detailed CV outlining your work experience with specific emphasis on the managerial roles and responsibilities.

Please note, there will be an interview as part of the process. 

The deadline for applying to the ITB MBA programme is 30 June 2023. 

Once you have begun your MBA study at ITB you will then need to apply to one of the above Adam Smith Business School MSc programmes - you can do this through the relevant programme pages listed above from October 2023.

Scholarships

Applicants can explore funding and scholarship options on the University of Glasgow scholarship database

Further information

The University of Glasgow is ranked 67th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020). The Adam Smith Business School is currently ranked within the Top 100 Business Schools in Europe (FT European Business School Rankings 2018).

To find out more about life in Glasgow, and hear what our students think, visit our International Student pages.

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If you have any questions about the Euro-Asian MBA-MSc Programme please contact: business-recruitment@glasgow.ac.uk