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Master of Science in Strategy

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Prerequisites for enrolment
Bac + 4
Admission conditions
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 We are delighted that you are considering applying to our Master of Science in Strategy. We are looking for talented applicants who are enthusiastic about research and genuinely intellectually curious. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to take a closer look at our programme, and we look forward to receiving your application.
The Master of Science is the first year of the Toulouse School of Management doctoral programme in Management. This intensive programme combines the best of theory, practice and reality-based education creatively: graduates pursue careers in leading universities and business schools, policy-oriented institutions and private firms. We deliberately keep the doctoral programme small to allow you to work closely with your supervisor and develop interaction with all faculty members.
Students who successfully complete the first year of the programme are awarded a Master of Science and may choose to end their formal training. The goal of this one-year programme is to provide students with the quantitative, analytical and theoretical tools for a successful academic or industry-oriented career.

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Prerequisites for enrolment : Bac + 4


Admission conditions

Students who wish to pursue a doctorate must apply to the Master of Science in Strategy, which is the first year of the Doctoral Programme.

The Master of Science ensures that students have acquired the necessary foundations of knowledge to advance in their studies. During this master, students are also trained in rigorous research techniques and work one-on-one with a faculty advisor to complete a master’s thesis that will be assessed by a board of professors.
The Master of Science in Strategy focuses on innovation management and business development strategy for French and international firms. Courses are taught in English and in French.

The core courses bridge theory with adequate tools to understand and handle challenging real-world management issues, and unleash students’ potential, confidence and skills to develop groundbreaking ideas.

The curriculum of the programme emphasizes four essential areas of training for students:
  • research tools and methodology
  • in-depth study of their major
  • skills to conduct research leading to high-level publications
  • career development
The courses are accompanied by research practica. These courses are offered on-site only; no distance learning option is available.

Core courses are:
  • Organisational theory
  • Econometrics
  • Experimental methods
  • Reading research papers
  • Department seminars
  • Library Resource
  • English for presenting and publishing

Courses in strategy are:
  • Research process and design
  • Strategy research
  • Research methods in strategy
  • Innovation Strategy
  • International Business Development
  • Business Cases
  • Master thesis and/or Internship