Apply for the Double Degree programme

Apply for the Double Degree programme

The application deadline is 1 November 2021.

Who can apply?

  • First semester students in the NHH Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration (MSc/MØA) programme - with any major
  • Bachelor students in their final year at NHH
  • GPA average must be above C
  • You must meet the language requirements (please see below)

Only students who start the master's degree in the autumn semester can apply due to the complex study plans in the double degree program.

Please note that students in the Accounting and Auditing (MRR) programme are not eligible to apply for the Double Degree programme.

As a general rule, you cannot go on exchange to a country where you have citizenship. Please contact the Double Degree coordinator if you have questions regarding this matter.
 

How to apply

Apply online in Søknadsweb (Application web) between 5 October and 1 November and submit the required documents (see below).

Eligible applicants will be invited for an application interview in late November.

Admission results will be announced in late January. Some partners require an additional application interview for the final selection.

Enter søknadsweb to Apply (from 5 Oct)

 

Required documents

Upload the following documents to your Søknadsweb application:

  1. An official transcript of grades from your Bachelor's Degree (if not from NHH)
  2. Letter of motivation
    • Maximum one page
    • Must include your academic and personal motivation for applying to the Double Degree programme, and
    • Must address your motivation for applying to the specific institutions and study programmes
  3. Curriculum Vitae/resumé
  4. Documentation of English proficiency
    • See additional information below.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

You need a very good command of the English language to be eligible for the Double Degree Programme. You can prove to meet this standard:

  • if your native language is English,
  • if you have completed a bachelor's degree fully taught in English, or
  • if you have a valid TOEFL or IELTS test (see minimum scores below, max. 2 years old). Upload a PDF copy of your results in the application.

You can take an ITP TOEFL test at NHH, dates will be announced later.

The minimum standard for test scores that NHH accepts are:

  • TOEFL

    TOEFL

    Total score:

    TOEFL Institutional Testing Programme (ITP): 600

    TOEFL Computer-based (CBT): 233

    TOEFL Internet-based (IBT): 90

    • For students applying for the Double Degree Programme at the University of Queensland or Louvain School of Management, the TOEFL requirement is 100.

    You can find more information about the TOEFL test on their website.

  • IELTS

    IELTS

    6.5

    • For students applying for the Double Degree Programme at the University of Queensland or Louvain School of Management, the IELTS requirement is 7.

    You can find more information about the IELTS test on their website.

TOEFL/IELTS test results are valid for two years.

OTHER LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

All our Double Degree programmes are taught in English. Knowledge of the local language of the host country will be considered an advantage but is not a requirement.

Selection criteria

  • Good academic standing (GPA above C, including the autumn semester of 2020)
  • Study progression (30 ECTS per semester unless you may document a valid reason for delay)
  • Motivation (academic and personal) for the Double Degree programme and the specific institutions and study programmes
  • Personal aptitude 
  • International experience
  • Language skills

Contact us

Phone
+4755959725
Email
double-degree@nhh.no