Master  of arts in Management - GEST2M
The two-year programme in management at the Louvain School of Management is mainly designed for Bachelors in Economics or Management. It aims to provide the skills and know-how which will enable them to gain management posts in private and public organisations.
There is special emphasis on the development of skills which will enable students to :
In addition, in the same way as other students of the Louvain School of Management, future Masters in Management Science will :
The Louvain School of Management also provides students on the 120 hours Masters programmes with four different areas of training which can be accessed after they have been selected :
This programme brings together students from different faculties at UCL and provides them with the analytical tools to help them understand business processes, start or take on businesses of different kinds and to develop business projects within existing organisations.
This programme is designed for students who wish to pursue an international career. Through an exchange of courses and a 5-month work placement abroad in a multinational company, it promotes an open-minded approach, intercultural awareness, adaptability and pro-activity, all of which are vital for work in an international context.
By gaining 60 credits from courses at UCL, 60 credits from one of the following partner universities :
and a dissertation worth 20 credits common to both schools, students are awarded two degrees, one from the Catholic University of Louvain and the other from the partner university.
The 120 hour Master’s degree in Management made up of the following four elements :
The first year of the Master’s degree is devoted exclusively to courses for the professional focus and the core subjects, in addition to two option courses. In the second year, students may do their international exchange in the first semester as the second semester is devoted to the work placement and the dissertation.
In their first year programme (60 credits), students studying for the CEMS Master in International Management are required an option course of three separate courses specific to the CEMS as well as a 10-week work placement in a foreign company. In the second year, one of the two semesters is spent at one of the schools which is a member of the CEMS. This year is devoted to activities and courses reserved for CEMS students and for other courses chosen by students at their host university (47 credits), for completing a Business Project as part of an international team (15 credits) and for an individual dissertation (20 credits). This programme totals 142 credits.
In their first year, students on the Creation of Small and Medium Enterprises programme are required to take the two option courses on this programme and to complete a dissertation as part of an inter-faculty team.
Students on the double degree programme are required to spend their first year studying at UCL (60 credits). The second year is spent in a partner university (60 credits) with a dissertation worth 20 credits common to both universities. This programme totals 140 credits.
Whatever focuses and option courses are chosen, the programme for this Master must come to a minimum of 120 credits spread over two years of study. This corresponds to 60 credits per year.
Wathever the focus or the options chosen, the programme of this master shall totalise 120 credits, spread over two years of studies each of 60 credits
Options and exchanges
Advanced Masters : Advanced Master in Financial Risk Management at the Facultés universitaires St Louis.
Doctoral programmes : doctorate in Management Science.
| 3/08/2011 |