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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Earning a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.

 

The basic characteristic of Austrian higher education system is a four-year course. After completion of undergraduate degree, the university often have scholarships for those students who may want to further studies to master’s and even to doctorate levels.

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Master Of Legal Studies (in German Language)

WU Executive Academy - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Online & Campus Combined Part time 15  October 2017 Austria Vienna

The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) is an extra-occupational university course of WU, which is addressed to non-lawyers in active or potential management positions of companies and organizations in different industries and / or services. Participants acquire thereby the legal knowledge required for a successful executive in both the private sector and in the public economy and non-profit organization. [+]

The "Master of Legal Studies" (abbreviated "MLS") is a part-time university course conceived WU which is aimed at non-lawyers in active or potential leadership of organizations in different industries and / or services.

Participants will learn the necessary legal content, analytical skills, and social skills that bring such tasks with it conveys. After an introduction to the law and legal methodology legal gravity training takes place both in the areas of civil law, corporate law and real estate law, labor law and law enforcement, and public economic law and European law, and finally to the Tax Code. Particular attention is paid to issues of consulting and contracting. Is supplemented by legal training courses in the fields of management and control, and communications and information technology.... [-]


Master of Legal Studies in European Business Law

WU Executive Academy - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Online & Campus Combined Part time 14  November 2017 Austria Vienna

The Master of Legal Studies in European Business Law provides you with the skills needed to communicate, manage, and lead more effectively across the combined business, legal, and regulatory specialties. [+]

This postgraduate program is tailored specifically for people without a law dregree working at the intersection of law, business and technical fields. Target Group Executives who frequently have to deal with legal issues in their daily work Practitioners from law departments aiming to enriching their know-how in European Business law High potentials seeking to further develop profound knowledge in business law You benefit in many ways: Get to know European Business Law by way of a comprehensive curriculum Ideal study conditions with a limited number of participants Benefit from our faculty of renowned professors and experienced practitioners Build up your comprehensive personal network by becoming a member of the WU Executive Academy alumni community Admission requirements First University degree (e.g. Bachelor) Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience Proficiency in English [-]

International Tax Law (LLM)

WU Executive Academy - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  October 2017 Austria Vienna + 1 more

The postgraduate program in International Tax Law, as the name suggests, aims to provide postgraduate education in the area of international tax law focusing on significant national tax law regimes and related areas, in particular business administration. A unique, worldwide, and specialized postgraduate degree program in international tax law [+]

International Tax Law (LLM)

 

The Postgraduate Program in International Tax Law, as the name suggests, aims to provide postgraduate education in the area of international tax law focusing on significant national tax law regimes and related areas, in particular business administration. Graduates should be in a position to skillfully apply international tax law in professional corporate, consulting and administrative environments.The Rector of the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration will confer the degree of "Master of Laws” (LL.M.) on graduates of the postgraduate program in accordance with the terms of the University Studies Act.The partnership with the Academy of Public Accountants guarantees a very efficient management of the program.... [-]


Master Environmental and Sustainability Management

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Part time October 2017 Austria Krems

The Environmental and Sustainability Management master degree programme will be launched in September 2012, subject to accreditation by the University of Applied Sciences Council. Courses [+]

Master Environmental and Sustainability Management

Language of instruction: German

The Environmental and Sustainability Management master programme provides the skills you require to assume a high-level position in Austria or abroad. It gives you the expertise to work on either the client side or as a service provider, and to independently apply your professional know-how using focused, results-driven approaches.  

 

You will develop the abilities needed to support companies and organisations looking to implement policies and strategies aimed at enhancing environmental sustainability, and nurturing a sense of corporate and social responsibility. You will also be in a position to plan and execute environmental initiatives. ... [-]


CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time September 2017 Austria Vienna

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master Management of Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Part time October 2017 Austria Krems

The Master programme in Management of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses master’s programme is aimed at business graduates looking to pursue a career in a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). [+]

Master Management of Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise

Language of instruction: German/some courses in English

Programme overview

 Leadership in SMEs   Managing SMEs   Entrepreneurship   Leadership in crisis situations   Corporate succession   Applications-based research   Business case study/business simulation   

Key Skills

Graduates of the Master programme will have the skills required to:

manage SMEs with a view to achieving company objectives, evaluating key management indicators and implementing appropriate responses based on their assessment; lead staff in SMEs, with the aim of achieving corporate objectives; set up their own business and execute growth strategies for SMEs; drive forward targeted innovation processes within the company; identify crisis situations in SMEs, and identify, implement and evaluate suitable corrective measures; introduce controlling policies and tools in SMEs, assess their suitability and respond accordingly to the results generated; analyse and evaluate key SME performance indicators, and develop and implement measures designed to achieve specific company objectives; lead SMEs in crisis situations and take the necessary steps to resolve the crisis; evaluate potential problems in the corporate succession process and implement appropriate responses; complete the procedure of closing a business. [-]

Master Management

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Austria Krems + 1 more

The Master programme in Management is directed at students who aim to reach a position of management responsibility in companies or other organisations during their career ... [+]

Master Management

Language of instruction: German (some courses in English)

General modules (compulsory)

Principles of sustainable management  Sustainable organisational development  Performance management Leadership Applications-based research Business case study/business simulation  

Elective: Controlling (option 1)

Controlling and company analysis

Elective: Human Resource Management (option 2)

Strategic HR management and Operational HR management

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Master Marketing and Sales

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Krems

The Master programme Marketing and Sales is targeting Austrian and international graduates aiming to expand their expertise in marketing, key account management and brand management. [+]

Master Marketing and Sales

Language of instruction: English

 

Key skills

 

Graduates of the Master programme Marketing and Sales are qualified to take on a wide range of responsibilities, including:

 

 Developing marketing plans and strategies   Managing collaboration with agencies and heads of marketing   Negotiating and concluding contracts   Recruiting and training sales staff   Designing sales strategies and distribution networks   Carrying out market research and sales planning activities   Drawing up pricing strategies   Budgeting (and controlling) 

 

 

Core modules

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Master International Business and Export Management

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Austria Krems + 1 more

Every September we welcome a new intake of students of our degree programme, which is taught exclusively in English. Students develop expertise in recognising general commercial, as well as [+]

Master International Business and Export Management

Every September we welcome a new intake of students of our degree programme, which is taught exclusively in English. Students develop expertise in recognising general commercial, as well as export-related opportunities which arise from a company’s operating environment and might benefit a certain project or the business as a whole.

Key skills

The Master degree in International Business and Export Management puts students in a position to assume senior management and leadership functions in private and public sector organisations with a strong focus on export-related and international activities. The programme also aims to help you develop the strategic insight and leadership qualities which managers and entrepreneurs need to hold their own in an increasingly competitive environment.... [-]


Master Tourism and Leisure Management

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Krems

The Master programme Tourism and Leisure Management lasts four semesters and is offered in a full-time version. It includes three theory-based and one applied research and training semester. [+]

Master in Tourism and Leisure Management

Language of instruction: English

Every September we welcome a new intake of students for our Master programme, which is taught exclusively in English.

Qualification profiles and key competences

To be successful in management functions of the tourism and leisure industry, competences along the entire value chain are particularly important.

These competences include:

Designing products, processes and services to create value Managing organisations and projectsDeveloping integrated marketing and communication strategies Developing effective sales designs Fact-based decision making and a sound understanding of the tourism systems. ... [-]

MSc Evolutionary Systems Biology

University of Vienna
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Vienna

With the proliferation of huge data sets (DNA/RNA sequences, 4D imaging and geometric morphometrics), modern biology is rapidly becoming a quantitative science. Research laboratories and biotech companies around the world are looking for people who can use these data to solve biological and medical problems. [+]

Top Master Programs in Austria 2017. A joint Master's programme at the University of Vienna & University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna For detailed information, see the Evolutionary Systems Biology Website With the proliferation of huge data sets (DNA/RNA sequences, 4D imaging and geometric morphometrics), modern biology is rapidly becoming a quantitative science. Research laboratories and biotech companies around the world are looking for people who can use these data to solve biological and medical problems. To fulfill this demand, the new Evolutionary Systems Biology (ESB) Master's program (start: Winter Term 2016) provides the training necessary for this new type of scientist. Specifically, ESB master's students will: Learn how to understand and handle modern “- omics” data sets. Develop key computational skills and delve into biological modelling. Combine experimental “wet-lab” technologies with quantitative “dry-lab” methods. Apply these skills to questions arising from evolutionary biology, development, comparative genomics, and systems biology. Vienna offers a unique scientific environment for the ESB Master's program, which will benefit from the expertise of research groups in population genetics, evo-devo, systems biology, and biomathematics at the University of Vienna and the Vetmeduni Vienna. Master's students will be able to draw upon the resources of two Universities, and on established connections to world-class research institutes such as the Gregor Mendel Institute, IST Austria, the Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics, and the evolVienna network. Course Overview The ESB master’s programme aims to provide hands-on education, with practical skills courses designed to complement all lectures in the core curriculum. Furthermore, there is a strong emphasis on research, with two lab rotations and a research-based master's thesis project providing training in cutting-edge research methods. This programme particularly includes: Courses covering population genetics, comparative genomics, molecular evolution, EvoDevo and systems biology. Practical courses introducing modelling, programming, and statistical data analysis for biologists. An extensive research component, including rotations in multiple research groups, one-on-one training, and individual research projects. Special skill courses on giving scientific talks and writing successful grant proposals. The expected length of the Master in ESB programme is four semesters. In line with the curriculum nine modules (MES1-9), a Master’s Thesis and an Oral Defense, totalling 120 ECTS, have to be completed to be awarded the degree. Admission The ESB master's programme is aimed at students with an interest in biological research and quantitative methods. As an entry requirement applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in biology or in a related field (such as biotechnology, biomedicine, or bioinformatics). Advanced quantitative skills are not a prerequisite. Applicants with a BSc in other natural sciences (e.g. Physics) or mathematics and statistics may also be admitted to the ESB master's programme, provided that they complete additional courses in basic biology. Non-native speakers are required to prove their English language competence. After Graduation An ESB master's degree will provide degree holders with an excellent foundation which will either enable them to pursue a doctorate, such as a PhD in quantitative biological research, or will open up a wide variety of career opportunities in research-oriented biomedical/biotechnological companies. For further information, please see here [-]

Master International Business Administration

University of Vienna
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Vienna

The master programme International Business Administration (Master IBW) will be offered in its new structure as an interdisciplinary study programme as of winter semester 2016/2017. [+]

The master programme International Business Administration (Master IBW) will be offered in its new structure as an interdisciplinary study programme as of winter semester 2016/2017. In addition to business administrative skills and economic basics, students have the unique possibility to choose a cultural region in which they want to be extensively educated. At the moment Europe, Africa, China, Japan, South Asia, Latin America and the Slavic regions are offered. For each cultural region language, historical, sociological and cultural skills as well as legal competencies are acquired. These are the basis for future international labor market requirements. Graduates are able to solve complex management problems in an international environment independently and are thus indispensable employees for international companies. Structure The first part of Master International Business Administration is the introductory phase, in which basic economic knowledge are provided and repeated so that all newly admitted students are on the same level. Parallel to the introductory phase, other courses may already be attended. Further business administrative education in the amount of 20 ECTS can be chosen while completing training in International Management (20 ECTS). The list of possible business administrative specializations is long and includes Banking & Finance, Controlling, External Accounting, Marketing & International Marketing, Organization and Personnel, Smart Production, Strategic Manage-ment, and Supply Chain Management. Skills in culture, politics, history, and law are acquired in the module "Cultural Studies" from one of the electable cultural areas (Europe, Africa, Japan, China, South Asia, Latin America, Slavic region). Extending the list of cultural regions is intended. Finally, the master thesis module must be completed, which included the master thesis itself as well as discussion course (Konversatorium) and the completion of the master’s exam. Specifics The Master International Business Administration is offered at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics but is actually an interdisciplinary study program, which include the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies, the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Law. The study programme is suitable for bachelor students of other faculties who are seeking to broaden their non-economic bachelor studies with an economic education. Next to profound business administrative expert knowledge, the students also receive an understanding for interdisciplinary work as well as an open-mindedness for other fields, mindsets, and cultures. Admission The prerequisites for admission have been simplified significantly. The master programme International Business Administration is now also accessible to bachelor graduates of other fields and other universities. Aside from a bachelor degree, only business basics to the extent of 30 ECTS must be verified. Of these 30 ECTS at least 15 ECTS must be allocated to Business Administration basics. Students of the University of Vienna have the possibility to complete two of the three following extension curricula during their studies and thus fulfil all necessary basics (aside from English) to be admitted to the Master IBW automatically: Entrepreneurship Business Administrative Principles (15 ECTS) Business Administrative Methods (15 ECTS) As the courses are held in English as well as German, proof of skills in both languages must be verified: level C1 for English and level B2 for German. After Graduation Graduates of the Master IBW are able to finalize managerial decisions on the basis of methodological principles and independently solve complex business administrative problems. They are capable of assuming leading positions in companies or public institutions and be employed as highly qualified skilled professionals or consultants. Due to their extended language and cultural education skills, graduates of Master IBW are especially qualified for employment in an international environment, which not only requires high professional competence but also an understanding of cultural differences and the ability to work together and interact with people from other cultural surroundings. All kinds of business administrative departments of international or transnational companies are potential companies. [-]

Master in Biotechnology

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Graz

Through the interdisciplinary NAWI Graz master’s programme Biotechnology, internationally recognized instructors provide you with knowledge about technological processes occurring in biosystems as well as about the development and use of biotechnological applications and methods. [+]

Top Master Programs in Austria 2017. Through the interdisciplinary NAWI Graz master’s programme Biotechnology, internationally recognized instructors provide you with knowledge about technological processes occurring in biosystems as well as about the development and use of biotechnological applications and methods. The core areas are molecular biotechnology, biocatalysis, and environmental, food, enzyme and bioprocess technology. Students benefit from access to the excellently equipped laboratories and modern infrastructure. Content You learn working and analytical methods used in the fields of microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and gene, enzyme and fermentation technology. You independently perform cutting-edge scientific and technological experiments. You assess the results of experiments, identify problems and propose solutions. You learn to develop new strategies by considering and assessing current research findings. You use modern information technology in bioinformatics. You work in teams and present results. Core areas Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Bioprocess Technology Environmental and Food Biotechnology Specialisation subjects You may choose 2 of the following areas of specialisation: Enzyme and Protein Technology Systems and Synthetic Biotechnology Bioprocess Engineering Environmental and Food Biotechnology Career Options Graduates are employed in leading positions in both the basic and applied sciences in academia and industry. Biotechnologists plan experiments and analyses, implement these and examine existing solutions. Their problem-solving skills are needed for research and technological development. Graduates work in the following areas: industrial biotechnology, chemical manufacturing using biocatalytic processes, pharmaceutical research, food technology, environmental biotechnology, agricultural research, in relevant university and non-university research institutions and with public authorities or in public offices. Registration Deadlines Summer semester 2016: 7 January to 30 April 2016 Winter semester 2016/17: 11 July to 30 November 2016 [-]

Master in Mobile Computing

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Hagenberg

Building on our Bachelor's programme of the same name, our students will get a more in-depth insight of the almost limitless possibilities of a truly global, all-pervasive, mobile computing connectivity. The challenge is adapting ever newer technological applications and environmentally sensitive automated systems across the full spectrum of everyday activities – including sport, medicine and care of the... [+]

Master in Mobile Computing Building on our Bachelor's programme of the same name, our students will get a more in-depth insight of the almost limitless possibilities of a truly global, all-pervasive, mobile computing connectivity. The challenge is adapting ever newer technological applications and environmentally sensitive automated systems across the full spectrum of everyday activities – including sport, medicine and care of the elderly – to create ever more powerful and user-friendly synergies. Taste the future here, now! Note for applicants: the language of instruction in all modules of this Master's degree programme is English. In-depth optional modules that students choose can be in English or in German. Information Degree: Master of Science in Engineering (MSc) Duration: 4 semesters (120 ECTS) Annual intake: 15 Mode of study: full-time Admission requirements: Completed Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with IT focus worth a minimum of 60 ECTS-credits, or comparable higher education at university level. Sound knowledge of English. Focus of studies The Master's degree programme Mobile Computing builds on the Bachelor's degree programme of the same name and continues the tried-and-tested syllabus combination of software development, communications technologies and telecommunication engineering. Therefore all relevant areas of Mobile Computing are covered. The degree programme takes four semesters and allows specialisation in three or more of the following subject areas. Mobile Communication Ubiquitous Computing Mobile Infotainment Mobile Software Techniques Automotive Computing Mobile Games Ambient Assisted Living/Mobile Health Smart Energy Logistics Career profile In each of these focus areas you attend a specific number of core modules and a variable number of further modules to deepen your knowledge. Additional interdisciplinary elective courses and seminars are also available and vary from semester to semester. Mobile Communications has become the touchstone activity driving the most dynamic economic sectors worldwide over the last few years. It is a global business that thrives on innovation and for which our students are intensively trained. Wide, in-depth technical knowledge in one or more main focus areas equips you with the proactive qualities that underpin leadership / management positions, and can lead to high-flying careers. Be it the conceptualisation of communications systems, the development of new interactive technologies for mobile phone applications, the design of a smart home environment or the implementation of new mobile services - there is hardly any area in which our graduates won't be able to thrive. Mobile applications are now an all-pervasive part of our daily lifes, that´s why you will be working in a highly dynamic environment with excellent career prospects. Among potential employers, keen on hiring our graduates are not only mobile communication firms but also multinational corporations, small and middle-sized enterprises and innovative start-up ventures. Your future will start right around the corner and has no limits from a global point of view. [-]

Master in Energy Informatics

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Hagenberg

Energy is the underlying heartbeat of the global economy – a critical factor in the production of nearly all goods and services in the modern world. Clearly, given the critical role of energy, the driving imperatives in any economy are ensuring security of supply, maintaining competitiveness and overseeing the transition to a low-carbon future... [+]

Top Master Programs in Austria 2017. Master in Energy Informatics Energy is the underlying heartbeat of the global economy – a critical factor in the production of nearly all goods and services in the modern world. Clearly, given the critical role of energy, the driving imperatives in any economy are ensuring security of supply, maintaining competitiveness and overseeing the transition to a low-carbon future. Key requirements in this respect are the strategic management of supply and improving its overall generation and distribution. Impacting on these challenging goals will be a variety of factors, including advances in renewables, e-mobility and green technologies, to name only a few. Managing this changing environment is no easy task. That will require intelligent IT solutions and therefore well-educated IT experts able to design and/or operate future smart grids, smart city infrastructures and enhanced energy supply systems. Energy Informatics (ENI) is the application of information technologies to this highly demanding field. Information Degree: Master of Science in Engineering (MSc) Duration: 4 semesters (120 ECTS) Annual intake: 20 Mode of study: full-time Admission requirements: Completed Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with IT strand worth a minimum of 60 ECTS points, or a similar qualification. Sound knowledge of English. Language of tuition: English Fees: No tuition fees Focus of studies This Master’s degree programme Energy Informatics (ENI) provides technical, business and legal expertise for the development of future energy systems, especially in the areas of: International Energy Makets and Energy Law Processes and Process Modelling International Project Management Systems Engineering Energy generation, distribution and storage (renewable energy, energy storage, charging stations, buildings, lighting, etc.) Field Components (meters, load control, gateways ...) Software Systems (SCADA, Meter Data Management (MDM), Head End Systems (HES), Device Data Management (DDM), Energy Data Management (EDM), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) etc.) Cloud Computing, Big Data IT Security Communication Technology (Radio Frequency / Powerline) Home and Building Automation Electromobility Additional interdisciplinary elective courses and seminars are also available; they vary from semester to semester. Curriculum The curriculum of the Master's degree programme Energy Informatics (ENI) is structured in a way that allows for giving a comprehensive overview on almost all of the relevant aspects in the smart energy domain. Furthermore, it allows for individual specialization by identifying specific topics the student is interested in. Technical competences like smart grid field components and home and building automation as well as interdisciplinary competences like process modelling and international energy markets and energy laws are provided by the highly forward-looking master's degree programme. In addtition students of the Master's degree programme Energy Informatics can also attend courses being offered by other Master's degree programmes. The interest areas have to be chosen in the context of the project and research topics being defined together with the academic advisor that has been assigned to the student. Practice-oriented Degree Programme As a University of Applied Sciences, we cooperate closely with the local industry and companies within the region, as well as with various international ones. These connections enable you to develop highly sought-after skills, as you will gain practical, hands-on experience which ultimately increases your level of employability. Further interdisciplinary and applied research projects will allow you to strengthen relationships with the local industry and international companies throughout your studies. Career profile The Energy & Climate Package and the Energy Efficiency Directives released by the European Commission in 2007 and 2012, respectively, clearly state that the main tools for building a progressively lower carbon economy are energy efficiency, investment in renewables and new technologies, as well as better interconnectivity between energy markets. These strategic goals will all require a large pool of IT expertise. In-depth technical knowledge in Energy Informatics equips our students with the proactive qualities that underpin leadership/management positions, and can lead to high-flying careers. Energy Informatics graduates will not only work at energy suppliers and network operators, but also in associated sectors. Even energy-intensive industries such as the automotive industry and metal processing companies can benefit from their expertise. Other fields include the conception, planning and implementation of IT systems for smart grids, smart cities, e-mobility and industrial plants. You will be working in a highly dynamic field with excellent career prospects. [-]