Enrolment to new shipping minor exceeds CBS expectations
The number of M.Sc. students enrolling in the new minor subjects in shipping has far exceeded what Copenhagen Business School expected. The school says the high level of participation is caused by a generally bigger interest in shipping among students.
BY TOMAS KRISTIANSEN
When the new minor starts at CBS this September, considerably more students than expected will take part. In the three newly developed minor courses, the enrolment is as follows:
“Developments in International Shipping” – 54 students
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