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Master's Degree in Business Engineering (120 credits)

General description of the programme

The master’s degree in business engineering, representing 120 credits, provides solid specialist training in management, enabling effective integration into private or public industrial or non-industrial organisations.

Profile of the programme

The master’s degree in business engineering offers graduates management training that is based on traditional courses (finance, marketing, accounting, law, industrial economics, etc.) but also on specific disciplines that are in high demand in the market, such as the environment, logistics, auditing, entrepreneurship, production management, etc.

The curriculum includes:

  • A first year of 60 credits distributed across a common core (human resource management, statistical and econometric methods in management, logistics, financial management, advanced marketing, advanced microeconomics, tax and business law, production management and one of four major options: finance, marketing, auditing and international management).
  • A second year of 60 credits built around a common core of 40 credits (dissertation, internship, strategic management) and a deepening of the major option chosen in the first year of the master’s.

Languages are naturally part of the curriculum, and follow the student through to graduation.  They are taught in specific language lessons and are used for communication in seminars in English, Dutch or Spanish.

The curricula offered by the Warocqué School of Business and Economics have been ISO-certified since 2003.  This certification, which is identical to that used in the professional world, involves the various stakeholders in a process leading to continuous improvement in the quality of the education that is provided. This quality approach, with the student at its heart, incorporates support tools such as tutoring, mentoring and remediation, which allow for easier integration into the academic world and improve students’ success rates.  Fully involved in the system, the students are regularly consulted in the quest for still higher levels of quality (satisfaction surveys, consultation on exam schedules, academic support, etc.). This approach, unique in higher education in the French Community, has been rewarded more than once with the “Walloon Quality Prize” (2007 and 2009).


Key learning outcomes

After completing this curriculum, graduates will be able to:

  • join any organisation, be it commercial, industrial or neither, and take part in its management and development at the national or international level, working in finance, accounting, marketing, human resources, international business, environmental management, etc. or move to auditing or accounting
  • reason with the necessary rigour by applying knowledge to various fields of management
  • take into account production constraints when making management decisions
  • use decision support methods and tools
  • apply interdisciplinary skills: independence, rigour, group work, oral presentations, research, etc.
  • create their own business.


Occupational profiles of graduates

The master’s degree in business engineering is a professional qualification, and enables direct entry into the professional world.

Access to further studies

The master’s degree in business engineering gives full access to the doctorate in management (including one year of research training in a graduate school).
Various advanced master’s degrees are also accessible, such as the advanced master’s in microfinance (run jointly with Paris-Sorbonne, ULB Brussels and Wageningen-UR)

Mode of study

Full time

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