MA Program in Business

Best 24 MAs in Business 2017

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An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

Master in Business programs provide students with a foundational understanding of business principles that prepare them for careers in small business, multinational corporations, or government organizations.

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MA International Business

Regent’s University London
Campus Full time 12 - 16  September 2017 United Kingdom London

The MA International Business is designed for students seeking to build a career in an international business setting. [+]

MAs in Business. In a world that is increasingly interconnected – economically, politically and socially – today’s leaders need a wide-ranging understanding of today’s business issues, plus the wider management, entrepreneurial and communication skills that will enable them to thrive in a changing global environment. The MA International Business is designed for students seeking to build a career in an international business setting. It will enable you to develop a sound understanding of international business, together with capability in the key linked disciplines of international marketing, human resource management, finance and entrepreneurship. The option to study a language is an important aspect of the programme, enabling you to communicate effectively in an international business context. Options for language study include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Why should I choose this programme? The programme will develop your knowledge and critical understanding of international business issues. You will increase your awareness of change and the dynamics of different cultures, and develop evaluative and problem-solving skills. There is a strong focus on developing your personal as well as professional attributes. You will evaluate your own strengths and abilities, and plan your own development, learning to act on your own initiative and take responsibility for your actions. Key skills, aims and objectives develop your interests and knowledge through options in a range of specialist areas, such as family business, international negotiation or coaching develop evaluative and problem-solving skills increase your awareness of change and the dynamics of different cultures... [-]

MA in Business and Management

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Bath + 1 more

Gain a career-enhancing postgraduate management qualification through Bath Business School. This course is for individuals looking for a credible postgraduate Business and Management qualification. Prior work experience and a first degree in Business and Management are not essential; we explore fundamental principles of business and management with a focus on your employability. [+]

Become a business leader of the future with this MA Business and Management course. Specialist pathways in Marketing, Enterprise, Accounting, and International Business. Equips you with commercial acumen, knowledge, business and professional skills necessary to succeed. Prepares you to flourish in senior roles in the global business environment. Gain a career-enhancing postgraduate management qualification through Bath Business School. This course is for individuals looking for a credible postgraduate Business and Management qualification. Prior work experience and a first degree in Business and Management are not essential; we explore fundamental principles of business and management with a focus on your employability. Overview At an advanced level, you’ll study of a range of organisations and the rapidly changing environments in which they operate both nationally and internationally. Expect to enhance your academic research skills and practical management skills. You’ll need these in order to manage human resources, use complex organisational systems and face the challenging issues affecting business in a rigorous, pragmatic and effective manner. While independent study is key at Master’s level, Bath Spa University is a leading, teaching-focussed University, so we support you throughout your degree. You’ll learn through lectures, seminars, practical workshops, assessments, guided study and individual and group tutorials with your lecturers. We make significant use of real-life case studies and examples, enlivening, enriching and contextualising your learning, and bring in external industry speakers wherever possible. Opportunities Field trips Where appropriate, we’ll organise field trips to enrich your learning. Work placements, industry links and internships We use simulated... [-]

Master in Business Innovation

Global Business School Barcelona -International-
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Barcelona

Master in Business Innovation at Global Business School Barcelona has been designed to give you the skills to turn ideas into actions. [+]

MAs in Business. Master in Business Innovation Master in Business Innovation at Global Business School Barcelona has been designed to give you the skills to turn ideas into actions. What is this all about? Rapid technological changes, the information revolution and increasing globalization of business activities have intensified competition among countries for export markers, capital, R&D, and skilled workers. The development of service, information or knowledge societies is a process that may be compared to the emergence of industrial society during the nineteenth century in terms of the social impact it has had. With the appearance of knowledge society comes innovation – “the ability to implement a new or significantly improved product, good or service, or a new organizational method in business practices, workplace organization or external relations”. The perception of innovation as an important production factor is becoming more and more widespread. That is why at Global Business School Barcelona we offer you a program focused on innovation, creativity and design thinking. Master in Business Innovation and Creativity is a degree which will unlock your potential as an innovative manager. Many companies are actively looking for managers who are able to monitor, evaluate and manage their processes of innovation and development. This master program in Barcelona will take you though the creative processes of how to generate new breakthrough ideas and how to assess these projects critically in terms of potential added value. Thanks to the commitment of the Government of Catalonia to promote strategic new projects, Barcelona has... [-]

MA in Global Media Business

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time United Kingdom London

The MA Global Media Business, awarded by the University of Westminster is the final award, of a two-year programme managed jointly by Westminster and the Communication University of China (CUC). Conferred by the University of Westminster, the Masters degree is also licensed and recognised by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. [+]

The MA Global Media Business, awarded by the University of Westminster is the final award, of a two-year programme managed jointly by Westminster and the Communication University of China (CUC). Conferred by the University of Westminster, the Masters degree is also licensed and recognised by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Media professionals and media firms are united in their need to acquire the commercial, strategic and managerial skills to prosper in an industry undergoing constant fundamental change. This course is designed to address these needs, developing entrepreneurial leaders equipped to deal with the complex and novel challenges presented by new technologies, consumer behaviour, and evolving business models. The course will enable you to identify and analyse strategic and operational problems and opportunities, understand, quantify and access national and international media markets, and use foresight and planning techniques to understand and respond to change. As well as being able to manage complex media projects, you will also have the skills to engage in strategic direction setting, deploy business-planning skills, and excel in leadership and implementation. The course is delivered by academic staff with lengthy experience of advising and managing media organisations. Teaching methods are based around practical problems and include in-class exercises and individuals and group projects and assessment. Assignments will enable you to develop and apply your skills in creative project development and business planning. The MA Global Media Business is a full-time course, delivered using a combination of full-time and intensive block mode teaching.... [-]

M.A. International Cultural and Business Studies

University of Passau
Campus Full time 4 - 6  October 2017 Germany Passau

This programme teaches you to think in terms of networks and allows you to develop strong organisational and communication strategies, as well as developing important key skills, such as project management, leadership and problem-solving skills. [+]

Are you keen to give your studies an international orientation and do business, languages and culture fascinate you? This degree programme is both interdisciplinary and international, giving you the chance to acquaint yourself with business and economics, combined with two foreign languages and a cultural studies focus in a cultural region related to one of your chosen languages. This programme teaches you to think in terms of networks and allows you to develop strong organisational and communication strategies, as well as developing important key Accreditation of Study Programmes in Germany.

skills, such as project management, leadership and problem-solving skills. This is an accredited programme which has received the Seal of Quality of the Foundation for the Language requirements You need good German language skills at level B2 CEFR or higher to study this degree programme. Therefore, unless you are a German native speaker or have completed part of your education in German (e.g. first degree or secondary education), you will need to provide one of the recognised German language certificates when applying for the programme, such as DSH-1, TestDaF 3×4 or equivalent. If you need to learn or perfect your German first, you may be interested in the University's preparatory German language offering, German Courses Passau. Other languages: You should have C1-level language skills in one of the following: Chinese, Czech, English, French, Indonesian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai or Vietnamese. Features A combination of business, economics, cultural studies and languages that is unique in GermanyCultural studies in one of... [-]

MA in International Economic Policy & Analysis

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom London

The course aims to provide you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the latest developments in economics, with a focus on practical skills and development of the skills needed by a working economist. It is specifically aimed at those with a genuine interest in the application of economics to real-world situations. [+]

This innovative course offers both MSc and MA streams. It has been designed to develop your ability to apply economic analysis to policy issues and business problems, which are often ambiguous and multi-faceted. Although there is a strong theoretical core, the course focus of the course is very much on the practical application of economic techniques to problems, and on developing the ability to communicate the insights that economic analysis can provide. The course has been created in conjunction with the Government Economic Service (GES) – a major employer of economics graduates in the UK. The University of Westminster is the only English university to have secured GES recommended status for a postgraduate course in economics. The course aims to provide you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the latest developments in economics, with a focus on practical skills and development of the skills needed by a working economist. It is specifically aimed at those with a genuine interest in the application of economics to real-world situations. As well as enhancing your ability to apply relevant economic principles in the support of policy and strategy development, the course aims to develop your ability to communicate complex issues to wide audiences, your awareness of significant sources of economic and financial data, the problems faced when carrying out policy evaluation and your capability for self-awareness and group working. Course content You will gain an understanding of the key concepts in economics that underpin public sector policy and business decision making. This... [-]

MA in International Fashion Business: Marketing Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester

This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop your specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion marketing from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform innovative and maintain contemporary content. [+]

MAs in Business. This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop your specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion marketing from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform innovative and maintain contemporary content. You will develop the ability to strategically plan and instigate complex marketing campaigns. Throughout your studies you will gain an understanding of the development of creative and sophisticated visual marketing methods for promoting fashion. You will work within a commercial context to address pressing new agendas surrounding fashion marketing, such as fashion consumption, ethics, sustainability, consumerism, economic and political influences. Briefs will be informed by industry, spanning print, new media, experiential events, new emerging technical environments and media relations. The course cultivates intellectual and analytical approaches to your research, which will enhance your managerial skills for increased employability. Features and benefits of the course Study visits to key international trade fairs and cities will offer relevant research opportunities for you to support course content. You will be exposed to a broad range of market levels and future target markets from high street brands to small pioneering design companies. ABOUT THE COURSE You will study units which will give you an in-depth understanding of how fashion brands are promoted in the competitive, global market place and will cover subject areas such as e-commerce, copywriting, fashion forecasting, magazine publishing, styling, and photography and will be underpinned by business management theories. Typical units may include Product Organisation Promotion Communication Professional Practice Perform TYPICAL... [-]

Master in Business and Legal Translation (MA)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  October 2017 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

Our new translation course has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain an insight into the needs of a professional translator in a globalised world where businesses, institutions and governmental organisations require more translation work. [+]

According to the National Centre for Languages, demand for translators "is being driven by globalisation, migration and political changes … giving rise to difficulties securing the services of appropriately qualified translators", and employers particularly expect translators to possess contextual, cultural and ethical knowledge and understanding of their field.As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module Our new translation courses have been designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain an insight into the needs of a professional translator in a globalised world where businesses, institutions and governmental organisations require more translation work. Our two courses, "Audiovisual and Literary Translation" and "Business and Legal Translation", cover fields of translation that are particularly in demand, opening up increased career opportunities and providing students with the competencies and skills to maximise their employability. We work closely with the Institute of Linguists and are the only programme in London which offers specialised business or law modules alongside their translation modules. During the course students will gain valuable insights from professionals and academics in relevant areas and will have access to specialist facilities and equipment (labs and relevant software, such as SDL Trados and WinCAPS). Students will have the opportunity to participate in an Erasmus exchange after they have completed taught modules at Middlesex, and research and write up their dissertation in the translation departments of prestigious partner universities in Alicante, Geneva, Heidelberg, Innsbruck, Leipzig, Paris, Vienna or Warsaw. [-]

Master of Arts in Business for Non-Business Graduates

New European College
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Munich

The Master of Arts (M.A.) for Non-Business Graduate Program is a 5 semester program designed to enter into the world of business, enabling you to pursue a broader range of careers in business. [+]

The Master of Arts (M.A.) for Non-Business Graduate Program is a 5 semester program designed to enter into the world of business, enabling you to pursue a broader range of careers in business. Consisting of courses in finance, international marketing, management accounting, operations, ethics, organizational behavior and human resources, the program prepares you to excel in an ever evolving and international workplace.

All courses are taught in English, with a range of teaching methodologies which are reminiscent of undergraduate teaching such as presentations and group projects coupled with real world examples and case studies. The program provides a scope for greater specialization, with a precise academic and theoretical framework designed to help you become an expert in international management. This allows you to apply to more specialized roles and offers better preparation for a PhD program in the future.... [-]


MA in International Business, Culture and Languages

Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus Full time 12  September 2017 United Kingdom Oxford

The course includes an intensive study of business concepts. This is combined with business communication, cultural awareness, specific study of... [+]

MA in European Business Culture and Languages

 

The course includes an intensive study of business concepts. This is combined with business communication, cultural awareness, specific study of European institutions, and policies and research skills. The whole course is in English, using case material from the English-speaking world, primarily the UK. Should you wish, you can also register for one undergraduate foreign language module credit offered at Brookes as part of your tuition fees.The course has welcomed students from the UK and Ireland, and other countries including Russia, the Czech Republic, France, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, India, Taiwan, Vietnam, Japan and China.... [-]


Master of Arts in Business Management

International Black Sea University
Campus Full time September 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

MA in Management Program provides commercial, government and nongovernment sectors with modern, competitive managers complying with international standards of comprehensive knowledge and professionalism. The study process here is organized in a way that is best suited to students needs and market requirements. Our students discuss real business cases and develop solutions based on modern research methods and approaches, and are ready to contribute to the development of sector and organizations. The skills emphasized in the program are creative and analytical thinking, decision-making as well as communications skills that create conditions for speedily changed market problem-solving and are necessary for the professional and academic career. As a complement the program enables students to participate in practical internship programs in the private and public sectors. [+]

MAs in Business. Why Management? Right management ensures profitable activity of any organization in the conditions of existing environment and challenges that the organization faces. Professional managers create the prerequisites for effective management, give competent advice on resource allocation and make sophisticated decisions on positioning and strengthening an organization on market. Ethically and strategically thinking managers assist further development of competitive business. Programme Description MA in Management Program provides commercial, government and nongovernment sectors with modern, competitive managers complying with international standards of comprehensive knowledge and professionalism. The study process here is organized in a way that is best suited to students needs and market requirements. Our students discuss real business cases and develop solutions based on modern research methods and approaches, and are ready to contribute to the development of sector and organizations. The skills emphasized in the program are creative and analytical thinking, decision-making as well as communications skills that create conditions for speedily changed market problem-solving and are necessary for the professional and academic career. As a complement the program enables students to participate in practical internship programs in the private and public sectors. Programme Advantages The strengths of our program are determined by our motto “International education, international employment”; With us you receive highly qualified staff and innovative academic programs equipped with modern educational technology; Market oriented curricula with Problem-oriented learning; Convenient timetable and Disability support Student’s exchange MA in Management Program grants international experience and a worldwide network of connections through various international exchange programs... [-]

M.A. Business Psychology

HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3  Open Enrolment Germany Cologne Berlin + 2 more

A consecutive master’s programme taught in English at HMKW Berlin and in German at HMKW's Cologne campus [+]

MA in Business Psychology

Name

Business Psychology

 

Start

October start, Berlin and Cologne

Features

Specialising in the theory and practice of business psychology, with a non-clinical, analytical and consultancy oriented perspective that is highly relevant for the job market

Language 

English (Berlin) or German (Cologne)

Learning Outcomes 

Ability to analyse from a business psychology standpoint issues related to human resources, industrial, organizational and other business related processes, within a research or practitioner/consultancy context

Applicants

Graduates of general or specialised psychological studies programmes... [-]


MA Arts, Business and Creativity

Newcastle University Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24  August 2017 United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne Netherlands Groningen + 3 more

This Arts, Business and Creativity MA programme provides an entrepreneurial education for creative graduates who are thinking about starting-up, developing, and managing a business or freelance career in a creative industry. The programme has been created by the Business School in conjunction with the School of Arts and Cultures and key stakeholders from the creative industries. It examines the theoretical aspects of creativity and the creative... [+]

MAs in Business. MA Arts, Business and Creativity This Arts, Business and Creativity MA programme provides an entrepreneurial education for creative graduates who are thinking about starting-up, developing, and managing a business or freelance career in a creative industry. The programme has been created by the Business School in conjunction with the School of Arts and Cultures and key stakeholders from the creative industries. It examines the theoretical aspects of creativity and the creative industries within their social, cultural, economic, political, and, increasingly, international contexts. At the same time, the programme provides students with a setting to start-up a business and to engage on real projects with local/regional stakeholders. The Arts, Business and Creativity MA was developed in response to the increasing demand for creativity in practice from strategists, managers, entrepreneurs, and government policy makers worldwide. Key decision makers within business and government recognise the vital importance of the Creative Industries and the Creative Business sector in regeneration and the economic growth of region and whole nations. Graduates within this field are very much in demand. Who is the programme for? This programme has been designed specifically for individuals with some experience of, or interest in, the creative industries. It is aimed at those wishing to turn their artistic and creative talents to a viable career or business start-up, or for those involved in developing and growing enterprises within the sector. The programme has been developed in conjunction with industry practitioners and is taught by a team of academics with... [-]

Master Entrepreneurship & Tourism

MCI MANAGEMENT CENTER INNSBRUCK
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Austria Innsbruck + 1 more

The Master program Entrepreneurship & Tourism enables participants to develop and focus on applying skills and theories that allow them to recognize and use market opportunities in- and outside organizations. [+]

Short facts Academic Degree: Master of Arts in Business / MA or M.A. Use of the academic degree in combination with the brand "MCI" approved Duration: 4 semesters incl. Master thesis and final exams Prerequisites: Bachelor or equivalent degree in business studies with a minimum of 45 ECTS points in the area of economics/management Next start: Fall 2017 Language: German Entrepreneurship & Tourism The Master program Entrepreneurship & Tourism enables participants to develop and focus on applying skills and theories that allow them to recognize and use market opportunities in- and outside organizations. Thus they are provided with the necessary base to be innovative and reach sustainable success. Primary curriculum goals include: to gather sound and application-oriented knowledge to further develop management expertise and approaches to entrepreneurship in tourism; the reflection and discussion of key competencies needed to develop entrepreneurial and intercultural leadership skills; the students acquire profound and practice-based knowledge about strategic and operational marketing and learn how to professionally apply this knowledge in the tourism and leisure industry; the development of key skills and competencies needed to lead family businesses in tourism; the development of a sound understanding and theory of market trends and their implications for international tourism; to gather sound knowledge and know-how to deal with the key-issues for the management of destinations and innovation. Within the framework of the Master degree program “Entrepreneurship & Tourism” students have the opportunity to choose between two innovative areas of specialization, namely Strategic Management & Tourism (held in German... [-]

M.A. in Business Design and Arts Leadership

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Atlanta Savannah Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 5 more

A new convergence is occurring between the creative sphere and the business world. The SCAD business design and arts leadership program anticipates the growing need for a new generation of leaders who fuse original insights with strategic vision to develop thriving companies, pioneering nonprofits, and innovative arts and culture organizations. [+]

MAs in Business. Unite arts and culture with business A new convergence is occurring between the creative sphere and the business world. The SCAD business design and arts leadership program anticipates the growing need for a new generation of leaders who fuse original insights with strategic vision to develop thriving companies, pioneering nonprofits, and innovative arts and culture organizations. The program’s core courses establish the creative economy as context, emphasizing strategic thinking, leadership and management. University collaboration with leading creative enterprises exposes students to real-world business culture and challenges. M.A. in business design and arts leadership Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah - eLearning BDAL 701 Principles of Business Design and Arts Leadership BDAL 709 Business Complexities in Creative Industries BDAL 739 Funding Arts and Cultural Initiatives* BDAL 745 Marketing Arts and Cultural Initiatives† BDAL 746 Arts Leadership Internship‡§ BDAL 749 Business Design and Arts Leadership M.A. Final Project§ BUSI 715 Strategic Decision-making for Enterprise Success BUSI 739 Funding Art and Design Ventures* BUSI 745 Marketing Art and Design Ventures† BUSI 746 Entrepreneurship Practicum‡ WRIT 743 Professional Writing for Business Applications — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours Careers in business design and arts leadership Become a museum director. Become a public relations executive. Become an arts administrator. As business and industry reliance on creative thinking and innovative problem-solving increases, so do your opportunities for a rewarding and successful career. Launch your career as a professional: Museum director Arts administrator Public relations executive Business designer Chief... [-]