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MSc students are required to create a course portfolio suitable for their academic programme at BI. The course approval procedure can be time-consuming - make sure you start this process as early as possible.

All questions regarding course approval must be sent to:
Outgoing-LA@bi.no

Step-by-step for Course Approval:

Learning Agreement (LA) form

  • Print out the form.
  • Search for relevant courses on the exchange university web pages
  •  Fill in the LA form. We strongly recommend that you list more courses than you need, so you have a number of possible backup alternatives during course registration/add and drop period at host university
  •  Language courses will not be approved for MSc students
    (but will appear on your diploma as a non-credit course)
  • Hand in the LA form to the International Office at BI together with complete course descriptions or send it to outgoing-LA@bi.no

Course requirements 

  • MSc students normally take 24-30 ECTS or equivalent while on exchange - see below
  • Students on Double Degree exchange must consult the course structure for the Double Degree exchange programme.

MSc in Business

  • choose free electives while on exchange, minimum 24 ECTS
  • LA and course descriptions must be sent to outgoing-LA@bi.no for approval

MSc in Finance

  • must find courses according to their study plan, minimum 24 ECTS
  • LA and course descriptions must be sent to outgoing-LA@bi.no for approval

MSc in Leadership and Organisational Psychology

  • must find courses according to their study plan, minimum 24 ECTS
  • LA and course descriptions must be sent to outgoing-LA@bi.no for approval

MSc in Strategic Marketing Management

  • must find courses according to their study plan, minimum 24 ECTS
  • LA and course descriptions must be sent to outgoing-LA@bi.no for approval

MSc in Professional Accountancy

  • must find one ethics course and one methodology course, the remaining courses must be quantitative, minimum 30 ECTS
  • LA and course descriptions must be sent to outgoing-LA@bi.no for approval



 

Course registration at host university

    • Register for courses within the deadline. Read information from host university
    • Note that many courses fill up fast

Learning Agreement - deadlines

  • Deadlines for handing in the LA for approval
    Autumn exchange: June 1
    Spring exchange: December 1
  • If courses for your exchange semester are not available within the deadline, please contact outgoing-LA@bi.no.
  • If you make changes to your approved LA, you must contact the International Office at BI/outgoing-LA@bi.no.
  • If you are not able to take all credits required/fail courses you have to make up for the missing credits upon return. Please contact outgoing-LA@bi.no

Changes to LA after arrival

  • Send e-mail to outgoing-LA@bi.no, please send structured emails and include the following information:
  • Personal info:
    - BI-student number
    - Host university
    - Study programme at BI
  • Answer all applicable questions:
    - list the reasons for making changes
    - list new courses to be approved (include course description or link to course)
  • Make sure that you have an approved workload of credits/ECTS/Units.

Returning the Learning Agreement

  • Return LA when all courses are in place.
  • If you have made changes after arrival at host university, please fill in LA page 2.
  • Erasmus+ students must return their LA, signed and stamped from host university
  • Students outside Europe must return their LA only when changes have been made (no signature/stamp required from host university)
  • Please note that credits obtained on exchange will not be registered unless you have submitted the LA and student report.
  • Deadlines for returning the LA:
    - Autumn exchange: December 15
    - Spring exchange: June 1





 

 

Last Modified: 21/02/2017 14:48