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2014/2015  KAN-CPOLV3001U  MSc IBP Internship, 15 ECTS

English Title
MSc IBP Internship, 15 ECTS

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 15 ECTS
Type Elective
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Course period Autumn, Spring
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for BSc/MSc i International Business and Politics, MSc
Course coordinator
  • Jeppe Strandsbjerg - Department of Business and Politics (DBP)
Main academic disciplines
  • Globalization, International Business, markets and studies
  • Political Science
  • Corporate and Business Strategy
Last updated on 02-07-2014
Learning objectives
  • to gain practical experience relevant to the IBP program's competence profile by working for a public or private, profit or non-profit organization
  • to draw upon theoretical insights and perspectives from the IBP curriculum so as to analyze critically a problem or issue derived from this experience
  • to arrive, on the basis of the analysis, at a set of feasible recommendations that address the given problem
MSc IBP Internship, 15 ECTS:
Exam ECTS 15
Examination form Home assignment - written product
Individual or group exam Individual
Students can only take up to 30 ECTS credits in internships.

Internships need pre-approval by an IBP faculty supervisor approved by the Study Board. Internships need to be pre-approved prior to the start of the internship.

Before applying students are requested to read the Internship Manual posted on e-campus.
Size of written product Max. 30 pages
Assignment type Report
Duration Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
Grading scale Pass / Fail
Examiner(s) One internal examiner
Exam period Summer Term and Winter Term, The IBP Study Board has not set a specific hand-in deadline but advices students to hand in within the first month of completing the internship.
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Course content and structure
The eligibility of proposed internships is evaluated by the supervisor on the basis of two criteria:
  1. The relevance of the host organization.
In line with the focus of the study program, the activities of the host organization must be related to one of the IBP core areas. The core areas of the IBP programs are politics, business and management, economics and law.

  1. The relevance of the internship position.
The second requirement is that the student’s responsibilities during the internship must be related to the IBP competence profile. The description of tasks and responsibilities must be clear stated in the internship application.
Teaching methods
10 supervision hours
Last updated on 02-07-2014