MA Program in Business

Best 15 MAs in Business 2017/2018

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An MA or Master of Arts degree is obtained by students after completing a one- to two-year program studying History, English or other fine arts or humanities subjects. MA studies are most often a mix of research and coursework.

Master of Arts in Business

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MA in Business and Management (Entrepreneurship)

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 32  September 2017 United Kingdom Bath + 1 more

Become a business leader of the future with this career-enhancing postgraduate management qualification. This course is for individuals looking for a credible postgraduate Business and Management qualification with a specialism in entrepreneurship. [+]

MAs in Business. Specialise in entrepreneurship studying this Bath Business School MA. Provides a solid foundation in business, combined with a named specialism in Entrepreneurship. 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. Become a business leader of the future with this career-enhancing postgraduate management qualification. This course is for individuals looking for a credible postgraduate Business and Management qualification with a specialism in entrepreneurship. 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. You’ll also specialise by studying and researching within the field of entrepreneurship. 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. Opportunities Field trips Where appropriate, we’ll organise field trips to enrich your learning. Work placements, industry links and internships We use simulated work experience... [-]

MA in Business and Management (Marketing)

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 32  September 2017 United Kingdom Bath + 1 more

Become a business leader of the future with this career-enhancing postgraduate management qualification. This course is for individuals looking for a credible postgraduate Business and Management qualification with a specialism in international business. [+]

Specialise in international business studying this Bath Business School MA. Provides a solid foundation in business, combined with a named specialism in Marketing. 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. Become a business leader of the future with this career-enhancing postgraduate management qualification. This course is for individuals looking for a credible postgraduate Business and Management qualification with a specialism in international business. 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. You’ll specialise by studying and researching within the field of international business. 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... [-]

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. [+]

MAs in Business. 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... [-]

Master in Business

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4  March 2018 Germany Munich Stuttgart + 1 more

This programme in business management is for aspiring managers who want to develop the competence that is indispensable to move into the upper management level. [+]

Transition into the upper management Are you eyeing challenging roles in upper management in global companies? Do you want to set yourself apart with the perfect blend of managerial talent and aptitude for change and innovation? If so, this Master programme in Business is the right one for you. In this Master’s programme, you will cultivate the competence that is indispensable to steer your career towards upper management level. You will develop a strong conceptual foundation complemented by the thorough know-how of relevant methods and tools, so that you are prepared to efficiently manage and plan innovation processes and steer corporate strategies resolutely. Business management entails making well-informed decisions and leading a company to economic and social success. In the constantly evolving business world, change is the norm and the managers of tomorrow need to have the aptitude to initiate and manage change in all aspects of business. Excellent managerial skills, a deep understanding of various aspects of business and the courage to take a new course at the right time is pivotal. We gear you up for leadership positions in the digital and international business world. The broad curriculum encompasses all aspects of strategic and operational management integrating in-depth business knowledge and practical application. Not only will you gain a deep understanding of the theories of management and business management, but also deal hands-on with marketing strategies, digital transformation, strategy, innovation and business intelligence. Potential careers with this M.A Business Development Manager Business Analyst Business Intelligence Manager Founder or... [-]

Business Economics

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The School of Business’ Master of Arts in Economics program combines a solid foundation in economics with an emphasis on applying that knowledge to real-world situations. [+]

MAs in Business. Business Economics Sales and revenue forecasting, marketplace trend analysis, econometric modeling—all of these skills are grounded in applied economics. They’re also among the most sought-after skills in business and government. The School of Business’ Master of Arts in Economics program combines a solid foundation in economics with an emphasis on applying that knowledge to real-world situations. While the program prepares students for careers as professional economists in government and business, some graduates use the degree as a springboard toward further education in law or a doctoral degree in business or economics. The program is compact—three semesters in length for most students—but powerful, with course offerings in such areas as Environmental Economics, Financial Policies, Growth and Development, Health Economics, Industrial Organization, Investment Management, Labor Economics, and Money and Banking. Program options The structure of the Master of Arts in Economics (MAEcon) program allows for flexibility to match the particular interests and needs of the individual student. All students will acquire a strong background in economics, but those seeking an applied emphasis are provided opportunities for courses and research experiences with direct relevance to contemporary business and social problems. Students may choose to specialize in the department’s strengths in international economics and economic growth or the applied microeconomic areas of health, labor and environmental economics. Regardless of chosen specialty, all graduates of the program demonstrate mastery of the following core skills: Ability to approach economics-related issues analytically Ability to use data appropriately to answer economic research questions empirically Ability... [-]

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. [+]

MAs in Business. 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... [-]

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.... [-]


International Economics and Business

University of Passau
Campus Full time 4 - 5  October 2017 Germany Passau

The M.A. International Economics and Business programme teaches students how economic theories, experiments and empirical methods can be combined to explain key social and economic phenomena and developments. [+]

MAs in Business. The M.A. International Economics and Business programme teaches students how economic theories, experiments and empirical methods can be combined to explain key social and economic phenomena and developments. The programme has been accredited by ACQUIN since 2010 and attained a top place in the 2014 CHE rankings. Language requirements As this degree programme is fully German-taught, you need to be proficient in German to apply (at level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, as shown by a DSH-2, TestDaF 4×4 or an equivalent language certificate). 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. Features – A focus on economics modules – Strong involvement of empirical research (laboratory and field experiments as well as secondary research) – Comprises selected modules on business studies and econometrics – Interdisciplinary modules and transferable skills courses can be counted towards the degree – Excellent staff-student radio (about 20-30 students each year) – Combines theory and practical application – Excellent reputation of the University's language courses – Numerous global university partnerships Career prospects Economists work in a wide variety of occupations. Our graduates have been offered top-tier posts in academia and in the business world: executive posts in the private sector, in policy consultancies as well as in public-sector organisations and federal and state ministries. Many decide in favour of an academic career and follow up with doctoral study. [-]

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... [-]

MA Creative Entrepreneurship

London Centre Of Contemporary Music
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom London

LCCM’s MA Creative Entrepreneurship will naturally extend and enhance your current knowledge and technical skills, giving you the edge needed to found a lean creative start-up or promising career as a creative leader in a more established organisation... [+]

MAs in Business. If you want to start a business in the entertainment, music or media industries, traditional skills and a formal education are no longer enough. In today’s competitive and ever-changing marketplace you need a fresh approach built on the latest industry insight, with 1-1 mentoring and access to relevant professional networks to turn your best ideas into an investment-ready business that will succeed at scale in the real world. LCCM’s MA Creative Entrepreneurship will naturally extend and enhance your current knowledge and technical skills, giving you the edge needed to found a lean creative start-up or promising career as a creative leader in a more established organisation. As an inspired one-year MA student at LCCM, you will quickly develop a passion for entrepreneurship, along with key collaborative and leadership skills – and with a growing interest in how to apply your existing craft in music, writing or technology, you will learn to adapt your product and business model to the needs of emerging audiences and commercial opportunities in the UK’s rapidly growing Creative Industries. The LCCM MA in Creative Entrepreneurship is the only degree of its kind delivered by a team of experienced industry-based tutors and mentors, eager to share their answers to the challenges faced by today’s biggest creative organisations, as well as practical advice on the sector standards and expectations you will need to know. Course overview Over the course of just 30 weeks you will: Create an ‘investment-ready’ innovation for your portfolio Improve your creative... [-]

Intercultural Studies for Business

Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto
Campus October 2017 Portugal Porto

The MA program in Intercultural Studies for Business opens up new international horizons for students. The course has been approved unconditionally for 6 years by the national agency for accreditation A3Es. With a highly specialized teaching staff, the MA offers innovative courses such as: Chinese (Mandarin) and Arabic Languages and Cultures for Business, Culture and Development, Intercultural Economic Relations, Entrepreneurship in Culture, Intercultural Communication Technologies, as well as English, French, Spanish, and German Cultures for Business. The MA is fully taught in English, thus allowing for increased collaboration and international mobility. Students may opt for a double degree, in combination with the Masters in Languages and Intercultural Management of the Université d'Artois, France. The course provides internships with Incubit – Business Consulting & Entrepreneurship, the High Commissioner for Migrations, the National Association of Women Entrepreneurs, Vida Económica Publishing Group, and several other European partners. This MA is part of the Higher Education Network for Intercultural Mediation. Graduates will also be able to continue their studies at PhD level at the Universities of Vigo and Santiago de Compostela, due to protocols signed with these prestigious Spanish universities. [+]

Objectives The MA program in Intercultural Studies for Business opens up new international horizons for students. The course has been approved unconditionally for 6 years by the national agency for accreditation A3Es. With a highly specialized teaching staff, the MA offers innovative courses such as: Chinese (Mandarin) and Arabic Languages and Cultures for Business, Culture and Development, Intercultural Economic Relations, Entrepreneurship in Culture, Intercultural Communication Technologies, as well as English, French, Spanish, and German Cultures for Business. The MA is fully taught in English, thus allowing for increased collaboration and international mobility. Students may opt for a double degree, in combination with the Masters in Languages and Intercultural Management of the Université d'Artois, France. The course provides internships with Incubit – Business Consulting & Entrepreneurship, the High Commissioner for Migrations, the National Association of Women Entrepreneurs, Vida Económica Publishing Group, and several other European partners. This MA is part of the Higher Education Network for Intercultural Mediation. Graduates will also be able to continue their studies at PhD level at the Universities of Vigo and Santiago de Compostela, due to protocols signed with these prestigious Spanish universities. The target audience is made up of graduates from all IPP schools, as well as professionals from the fields of heritage, arts, communication sciences, social sciences and the humanities, economics, planning, languages, literatures, marketing, management, international trade, local and central administration institutions, public and international relations, tourism, hotel management; publishers and booksellers; translators and interpreters; project managers; socio-cultural mediators; NGO staff; teachers, coaches... [-]

MA (LPC with Business)

BPP University
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 United Kingdom London Birmingham Bristol Cambridge Leeds Liverpool Manchester Abingdon + 7 more

We know today’s firms demand a high level of commercial and business acumen from their trainees, so we’ve developed a new Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) to help you gain real strength in your knowledge and capabilities. In addition to the standard LPC, BPP University students can study our unique Masters programme, MA (LPC with Business). This is the only LPC that integrates business into the programme, giving you a Masters degree in both law and business to help you to stand out from the crowd. The postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice is awarded by BPP University. The MA (LPC with Business) is awarded by BPP University.. [+]

MA (LPC with Business)

 

Get a unique qualification - BPP University offers the only LPC that integrates business into the programme, developing your commerciality, making you a more effective lawyer Prepare for your training contract – by taking an additional non-assessed fourth elective Access the LPC wherever you are online – log on to lectures and online classroom sessions for consolidation, revision and catch-up Benefit from high levels of contact time - from law tutors who are all qualified practitioners Interest free payment plans are available and scholarships are offered Gain vital work experience - by advising real clients via our award-winning pro bono centre Enhance your employability - with support from our specialist careers service with mock interviews and CV guidance Build links with the profession - through our careers events and mentoring schemes This course is available Full and Part time. Enhance your ability to influence and advise within a broader organisational context and fast-track your career progression Gain a wider strategic understanding of the critical value drivers within a business Develop an understanding of corporate governance and risk Gain a deeper insight into strategy and financial analysis Study alongside the best – over 25 leading International and UK law firms exclusively send their trainees to BPP Positive growth in the legal industry with Training Contract vacancies increasing by 11.6% according to the Law Society's annual statistical report Gain a deeper understanding into the City and financial markets Understand corporate governance and strategy ... [-]

MA in Business Consultancy International

University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Wiener Neustadt

Business Consultancy International (BCi) is a high quality and challenging business degree programme at master’s level taught entirely in English. [+]

Business Consultancy International (BCi) is a high quality and challenging business degree programme at master’s level taught entirely in English. The programme provides a considerable advantage when beginning your career, particularly in the business management and consultancy professions. As a BCi graduate you will be able to fulfill requirements of the business community by means of perfect communication skills in English, intercultural understanding and experience, global business know-how and knowledge of universal standards. The four-semester, full-time master's programme provides a particularly stimulating environment in which students from many different nations and cultural backgrounds work together with an international faculty. In the fourth semester you are encouraged to study abroad at one of our partner universities around the world. In the BCi master’s programme you can choose to specialise either in financial management and investment analysis (Treasury and Investment) or in marketing and data analytics (Marketing Analytics). Key strengths of BCi Practical Learning Throughout the programme, you will acquire in-depth exposure to a range of management and consultancy skills in addition to specialisation in the areas of treasury and investment management or marketing analytics. It is envisaged that these courses will build on previous knowledge, and through close collaboration with companies, banks, and other important organisations, will combine traditional theory and methodology with hands-on tools and skills through case studies, projects and seminars. The small class sizes facilitate an intense and interactive learning environment whereby you will work with both the lecturers and your fellow students (and in some cases even... [-]

MA Arts, Business and Creativity

Newcastle University Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24  August 2018 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... [-]