M.A. in Austria

Best MA Programs in Austria 2017/2018

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A Master of Arts or MA is a graduate degree typically earned after a program of study of the fine arts, humanities, social sciences or other, similar concentrations. These programs tend to last one to two years.

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Master of Arts in Business - Innovation & Management in Tourism

Fachhochschule Salzburg University of Applied Sciences
Campus Part time September 2018 Austria Salzburg

The experience economy is continuously growing – also in the field of tourism. The expectations of guests have increased and the industry needs to meet these new demands. [+]

Master of Arts in Business - Innovation & Management in Tourism

Design experiences – create unforgettable moments – be successful!The experience economy is continuously growing – also in the field of tourism. The expectations of guests have increased and the industry needs to meet these new demands. With our tailor-made Master Programme we prepare YOU for these new challenges! In this international management-based Master Programme you gain specialised knowledge in the fields of Experience Engineering and Product Development. This includes different approaches and methods within the range of imagineering, authenticity and sustainability. In addition to the above, the programme focuses on eTourism. This means the understanding of information and communication technologies in tourism as well as the development of new media applications and the media consumer adoption. Furthermore there is an emphasis on leadership, social skills and foreign languages.... [-]


MA in European Union Studies

University of Salzburg- Centre of European Union Studies
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Salzburg

Politics, Law and Economics are highly influenced by European decisions. Knowledge of European institutions, policies, decision procedures and law is therefore extremely relevant for everybody working in the public and private sectors. The unique master programme in European Union Studies imparts students with a profound theoretical and practical knowledge in these areas, by connecting political science, law, economics, history, communication studies and languages. [+]

MA in European Union Studies Politics, Law and Economics are highly influenced by European decisions. Knowledge of European institutions, policies, decision procedures and law is therefore extremely relevant for everybody working in the public and private sectors. The unique master programme in European Union Studies imparts students with a profound theoretical and practical knowledge in these areas, by connecting political science, law, economics, history, communication studies and languages. The programme also provides opportunities for studying abroad, enhancing the international qualification and the language competences of its students. Also the whole study programme is taught in English (since Curriculum 2016), intensifying the international focus . The master programme takes account of political and socio-economic processes and includes European practitioners and experts from the European institutions in its teaching programme. By simulating decision procedures and moot courts students practice preparing bargaining positions and negotiating these position in the framework of the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, the Commission and the European Court of Justice. The Master programme provides students with: a qualification as experts in European law, politics and economics a profound knowledge of political processes and decision making mechanisms within the European Union a first intensive contact with European institutions during the study visit to Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg the chance to acquire additional skills during a semester abroad the possibility to develop their cultural and language skills within an international educational environment The process of European integration changes the political, economic and cultural practice in all member... [-]

Master In European Economy And Business Management

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna
Campus Part time September 2018 Austria Vienna

Graduates are able to develop capable internationalization strategies for companies; to initiate change processes (Change Management) and therefrom to accompany resulting projects; prepare the selection of suitable acquisition candidates and to participate in the subsequent organizational integration; Concepts for international human resources development to prepare ... [+]

Top MA Degrees in Austria 2017/2018. Graduates are able to: to develop internationalization strategies for companies to initiate (Change Management) change processes and the resulting projects to accompany prepare the selection of suitable acquisition candidates and to participate in the subsequent organizational integration develop concepts for international human resources development value-oriented controlling instruments to measure performance of domestic and foreign subsidiaries to conceive create financial statements according to international accounting standards (IAS / IFRS) prepare site decisions FDI Career Options International marketing Förderberatung Export and internationalization consulting international project management Human Resource management Management consultancy Studying at a glance Degree / Title: Master of Arts in Business, MA Recording method: online application, multiple-choice test, admission interview. In preparation, we recommend our scripts. There are no external courses required. Semester Abroad: double degree at the Groupe ESC Dijon in France is possible Application deadline: May 31, Online Application Deadline for applicants outside the European Union: March 15 (due to visa restrictions) Course Description (ECTS): 90 ECTS Course Language: German Duration of study: 3 semester Tuition Fee: € 363.36 per semester (+ € 19.20 Students' Union fee) Study places: 66 part-time / year Study periods: three times a week evenings and Saturdays daytime Entrance requirements: completion of legal, engineering, social or economic scientific studies, foreign university certificate, proven knowledge in Business Administration (8 ECTS), accounting (8 ECTS) Theory of Law (6 ECTS), English (4 ECTS - does not apply to native speakers ). [-]

Master In Project Management And Organisation

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna
Campus Part time September 2018 Austria Vienna

Graduates must pass into a position as project leaders strategically complex projects with the methods of the project portfolio and the multi-project management; analyze processes standard business software (SAP) to evaluate and redesign; analyze principles the company was founded from an economic perspective and evaluate; in international projects to apply the methods of intercultural management ... [+]

Graduates are able to: to conduct as project leaders strategically complex projects with the methods of the project portfolio and the multi-project management Procedures standard business software to analyze (SAP), to evaluate and redesign analyze principles the company was founded from an economic perspective and evaluate apply the methods of intercultural management in international projects analyze processes to evaluate, to model and control to manage projects and to assume leadership roles in international projects Career Options Management of complex temporary projects Management of project-oriented companies Management of business processes Studying at a glance Degree / Title: Master of Arts in Business, MA Recording method: online application, multiple-choice test, admission interview. In preparation, we recommend our scripts. There are no external courses required. Application deadline: May 31, Online Application Deadline for applicants outside the European Union: March 15 (due to visa restrictions) Course Description (ECTS): 90 ECTS Course language: German and English Duration of study: 3 semester Tuition Fee: € 363.36 per semester (+ € 19.20 Students' Union fee) Study places: 60 part-time / year Study periods: three times a week evenings and Saturdays daytime Entrance requirements: completion of legal, social or economic scientific studies, the study of economic computer science or information management, technical studies; Foreign high school certificate; proven skills in project management (4 ECTS), mathematics / statistics (4 ECTS), business studies (12 ECTS), jurisprudence (4 ECTS), English (4 ECTS - does not apply to native speakers). Applicants who do not have enough ECTS in project management, may from... [-]

Master In Logistics And Transport Management

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna
Campus Part time September 2018 Austria Vienna

Graduates are able to develop a position in-house and inter-company supply chains and logistics chains and to implement; to design logistics, transport and transport services in the context of national and international calls and to implement; to conduct warehouse and inventory management projects; Location or Regional planning projects to design ... [+]

Top MA Degrees in Austria 2017/2018. Graduates are able to: to develop in-house and inter-company supply chains and logistics chains and to implement to design logistics, transport and transport services in the context of national and international tenders and implement to conduct warehouse and inventory management projects to conceive locational and regional planning projects to assess the sustainability of logistics processes and implement appropriate change concepts to conduct research and development projects in the logistics and transport management to advise companies and policy makers in logistics and transportation Career Options Supply Chain Management Procurement, production, distribution and disposal logistics Logistics and transport systems Logistics, transportation and transport services Management consultancy Studying at a glance Degree / Title: Master of Arts in Business, MA Admission procedure: Written application, multiple-choice test, admission interview. In preparation, we recommend our scripts. There are no external courses required. Application deadline: May 31, Online Application Deadline for applicants outside the European Union: March 15 (due to visa restrictions) Course Description (ECTS): 90 ECTS Course Language: German Duration of study: 3 semester Tuition Fee: € 363.36 per semester (+ € 19.20 Students' Union fee) Study places: 33 part-time / year Study periods: three times a week evenings and Saturdays daytime Entrance requirements: completion of legal, engineering, social or economic scientific studies, a Geography degree or degree in industrial logistics; Foreign high school certificate; proven skills in logistics, transportation (4 ECTS), business studies (10 ECTS), jurisprudence (4 ECTS), IT (4 ECTS), English (4 ECTS - does not apply... [-]

Master International Banking and Finance

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna
Campus Part time September 2018 Austria Vienna

The graduates can apply methods and ideas in customer and product management, treasury, cost accounting, controlling, liquidity and risk management at master’s level; analyse the connections and effects of central banking processes, plan measures to steer these processes, and implement them in an international environment; identify and analyse key topics of bank management in order to... [+]

The graduates can: apply methods and ideas in customer and product management, treasury, cost accounting, controlling, liquidity and risk management at master’s level analyse the connections and effects of central banking processes, plan measures to steer these processes, and implement them in an international environment identify and analyse key topics of bank management in order to infer context-specific recommendations and measures realise ideas and methods of modern management theories (Corporate Social Responsibility, Systemic Organisation Development, Collaboration, Change and Innovation Management) and apply them appropriately collaborate in implementation and research projects in banking and finance Vocational fields Asset Manager Relationship Manager Bank Auditor Finance Analyst Treasury Manager The programme in brief Academic degree: Master of Arts in Business, MA Admission procedure: written application, MC test, Presentation meeting (in English). For preparation, we recommend our scripts. There are no external courses required. Admission requirements: completion of a business degree (in Austria or equivalent degree abroad) and proven qualifications in Business Administration (4 ECTS), Accounting and Controlling (4 ECTS), Economics (4 ECTS), Mathematics and Statistics (4 ECTS) Course infomation (ECTS): 90 ECTS Deadline for applications: 15 May, Online Application Deadline for applicants outside European Union: 15 March (due to Visa restrictions) Duration of studies: 3 semesters Information for international applicants: please find our guidebook in the download area Medium of instruction: English Number of study places per year: 54 part-time per year Study periods: three evenings a week and Saturdays Tuition fees: € 363.36 per semester (+ € 19.20 Austrian Students Union fee) [-]

Master Quantitative Asset and Risk Management

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna
Campus Part time September 2018 Austria Vienna

This internationally-focussed master's degree programme is run in English. Graduates qualify with a Double Degree from the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and one of its partner universities: University of Bologna (Italy), University of Economics (Katowice, Poland) and Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (Iași, Romania). [+]

Top MA Degrees in Austria 2017/2018. This internationally-focussed master's degree programme is run in English. Graduates qualify with a Double Degree from the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and one of its partner universities: University of Bologna (Italy), University of Economics (Katowice, Poland) and Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (Iași, Romania). Graduates are able Graduates typically provide expertise to organisations requiring the following professional functions: describe and analyse the connections between asset and risk management in finance quantify and assess risk types in risk management, and infer measures for integrated steering of banks and insurance companies analyse various asset classes and their products carry out portfolio selections, and calculate key performance and risk measures apply financial mathematics and statistics to developing financial models Professional roles and functions Asset management Risk management Liability management Private banking and family office Compliance and regulatory reporting The programme in brief Academic degree: Master of Arts in Business, MA Admission procedure: written application, MC test, structured interview. For preparation, we recommend our scripts. There are no external courses required. Admission requirements: completion of a social studies/business/natural science/ law/ technical degree (in Austria or equivalent degree abroad) with, documented qualifications in economic sciences (9 ECTS), mathematics and statistics (6 ECTS) Course information (ECTS): 120 ECTS Deadline for applications: 15 May, Online Application Deadline for applicants outside European Union: 15 March (due to Visa restrictions) Duration of studies: 4 semesters Stay abroad: obligatory in the second academic year, in blocked form (e.g. two weeks) at one of... [-]

Master Strategic HR Management in Europe

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna
Campus Part time September 2018 Austria Vienna

The graduates can analyse and plan HR in international enterprises from a strategic vantage point, implement structures which can address the required staff in a market-adequate way, and which can create long-term loyalty (Employer Branding, Talent Management, Demographic Management, Worklife-Balance, modern Compensation Management), initiate and manage change in HR successfully... [+]

The graduates can: analyse and plan HR in international enterprises from a strategic vantage point implement structures which can address the required staff in a market-adequate way, and which can create long-term loyalty (Employer Branding, Talent Management, Demographic Management, Worklife-Balance, modern Compensation Management) initiate and manage change in HR successfully manage international and intercultural HR processes successfully analyse European and international labour market policies from a strategic perspective, and design concepts of strategic change Vocational fields HR Business Partner HR Advisor, Internal Consultant Head of HR Department / Staff Units HR Leader The programme in brief Academic degree: Master of Arts in Business, MA Admission procedure: written application, MC test, structured interview. For preparation, we recommend reading the listed book. There are no external courses required. Admission requirements: completion of a social studies / business / law degree, certified qualifications in business administration and management (16 ECTS), law (8 ECTS), English competence level: C1 in the Common European Framework of References (CEFR) Course information (ECTS): 120 ECTS Deadline for applications: 15 May, Online Application Deadline for applicants outside European Union: 15 March (due to Visa restrictions) Duration of studies: 4 semesters Exchange semester: Erasmus exchange semester in the second or third semester; Double Degree programme in the second semester at the University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany (Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Technik Berlin); Double Degree programme in the third semester at the Alexandru Ion Cuza University in Iasi, Romania. Information for international applicants: please find our guidebook in the download... [-]

MA in Political Science

University of Salzburg
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Salzburg

The NEW MA program Political Science prepares students for a scientific career but also affords graduates different opportunities for careers outside academia. [+]

Top MA Degrees in Austria 2017/2018. Career Prospects Our NEW Master Political Science with a two- track study model is designed as well for students who want to extend their skills in scientific research as for students aiming a career outside academia as we offer both methodological training and profound practical training. Graduates of the program can thus embark on successful scientific careers and continue their political science studies toward a Ph.D., while others can pursue professional careers in public administration, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, press, interest groups and public relations. For our international students we additionally offer the possibility to complete the whole programme in English. Admission criteria For admission to the Master program in Political Science, applicants need to have graduated from a corresponding BA program, a closely related program from a University of Applied Sciences, or an equivalent program from an accepted domestic or foreign post-secondary institution of education. Study Fees No tuition fees are required for the MA program in Political Science as long as students do not exceed the program’s normal length of four semesters. However, a small obligatory activity fee (currently € 18.70/semester) in support of the Austrian Student Union is collected from all students. Exceptions apply to third-country nationals who are charged tuition fees of € 745.42 per semester. Study goals and contents The MA Political Science is designed for BA degree holders wanting to substantially deepen their scientific knowledge and those already in a profession but interested in a qualified advanced training.... [-]

MA Science-Technology-Society

University of Vienna
Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Vienna

The MA Science-Technology-Society trains students to contribute to a research based critical understanding of the ever more important relations of science, technology and society. [+]

Knowledge and technologies are deeply intertwined with the ways we live in the world. How we communicate, move, work and care for our health – all this is constantly changing through new scientific and technological options. However, new techno-scientific possibilities also challenge existing value structures and ways of living, which leads to societal debates about risks, ethics and social justice. For detailed information see the STS-Website. At the same time, science and technology are not untouched by the societal environment they are part of. Socio-economic expectations and broader imaginaries of techno-scientific futures are part and parcel of contemporary research cultures, and influence how knowledge is produced and innovations are made. Understanding these complex relations of science, technology and society is crucial in the world of today. The master’s program Science-Technology-Society offers a unique opportunity to acquire expertise in this domain. The MA Science-Technology-Society trains students to contribute to a research based critical understanding of the ever more important relations of science, technology and society. Central elements of the program profile are a) a strong research orientation, b) internationality both in the scope of teaching as well as in the background of the students, c) a clear social science approach with a dedicated openness to the heterogeneous disciplinary backgrounds of its students and d) a focus on complementary skills vital in today’s academic and knowledge work contexts. In its respective specialisations, the MA in Science-Technology-Society provides a comprehensive and critical approach to analysing how (techno)sciences and society communicate and interact; the... [-]

Master of Arts in Human Rights

University of Vienna - Human Rights Programme
Campus Full time September 2018 Austria Vienna

No philosophical idea has had a more profound impact on international relations and world politics than human rights. Within half a century since World War II and the Holocaust, human rights [+]

Master of Arts in Human Rights

 

No philosophical idea has had a more profound impact on international relations and world politics than human rights. Within half a century since World War II and the Holocaust, human rights developed into the only universally accepted value system of our times. The recognition of states as democratic, developed and peace-loving nations today depends on their capacity and willingness to protect human rights. Long-term dictators and brutal military rulers are increasingly being ousted and held accountable for gross and systematic violations of human rights before international criminal tribunals. Even business corporations and international organisations are judged by their human rights performance. In post-conflict situations and transitions from totalitarian to democratic rule, human rights constitute an essential element of peace-building, development and good governance. Human rights open the doors to a better world for all.... [-]


Master in Global Sales and Marketing

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

Are you interested in the cross-cultural challenges created by the globalisation of the world economy? Are you interested in working in the export sector or would you even like to go abroad and live an international life at least for a few years? Austria’s export economy has succeeded in setting international standards in many fields, notably in industrial plants, machinery and technical goods... [+]

Master in Global Sales and Marketing Are you interested in the cross-cultural challenges created by the globalisation of the world economy? Are you interested in working in the export sector or would you even like to go abroad and live an international life at least for a few years? Austria’s export economy has succeeded in setting international standards in many fields, notably in industrial plants, machinery and technical goods. These global operations generate a high demand for suitably qualified sales and marketing personnel. The Master programme “Global Sales and Marketing” (GSM) trains you to DEVELOP and MANAGE the future Sales, Sales Management and Marketing activities for international companies. The language of tuition is ENGLISH. The "Cross-cultural management and emerging markets center" is also dealing with research projects concerning cross-cultural management. Information Degree: Master of Arts in Business (MA) Duration: 4 semesters (120 ECTS) Annual intake: 35 Organisation: full-time (from wednesday till saturday, allows additional part time work activities); part-time (Friday afternoon and Saturday + one intensive week per year) Admission requirements: Completed Bachelor's or Master's degree with economics and English background. Application: Online by 30th June at the latest. As Non-European Citizen deadline is March 31st! Language of tuition: 100 % English Admission procedures: Interview, Case study, tests Compulsory semester abroad: Opportunity to study at one of our partner universities during the 2nd semester. For the best students we also offer several double degree opportunities. Sales and Sales Management You will be able to conceptualize, evaluate, push forward and control... [-]

Master Strategic Management & Law

MCI MANAGEMENT CENTER INNSBRUCK
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Austria Innsbruck + 1 more

Based on its successful focus on international business the program offers an in-depth education in business administration and strategic management, especially in a multicultural, cross-boarder context. [+]

Top MA Degrees in Austria 2017/2018. 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 Mngmt. & Law, Business Law, Law & Economics, Economics, Business Admin. or other studies comprising courses in Strat. Mngmt./Business Admin., Marketing, Accounting & Law Next start: Fall 2017 Language: English Strategic Management & Law Based on its successful focus on international business the program offers an in-depth education in business administration and strategic management, especially in a multicultural, cross-boarder context. A strong emphasis is put on international business law, an integral comprehension of global entrepreneurial processes and the development of profound management skills for policy-makers in international business spheres. Creating awareness of legal issues and contexts and the interdisciplinary evaluation of problems from both a legal and an economic perspective is a further goal of the Master program. Structure 1st – 3rd semester: Core curriculum 3rd semester: International semester optionally abroad 4th semester: Master thesis Time model: Full-time form (Wednesday noon to Saturday afternoon), part-time work possible Academic year Winter semester: End of September – February Summer semester: March – July Contents Applied economic science (50%) Applied legal science (25%) Transdisciplinary projects & social skills (15%) Foreign language (10%) Admission requirements Graduates of relevant Bachelor programs Graduates of other Bachelor or post-secondary programs comprising courses in strategic management / business administration, international business, marketing,... [-]

Master Management, Communication & IT

MCI MANAGEMENT CENTER INNSBRUCK
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Austria Innsbruck + 1 more

The significance of information and communication technologies (ICT) in our society is constantly growing. Furthermore, internationalization and the flexible combination of businesses and their structures are key success factors for modern companies. [+]

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 Next start: Fall 2017 Language: English Management, Communication & IT The significance of information and communication technologies (ICT) in our society is constantly growing. Furthermore, internationalization and the flexible combination of businesses and their structures are key success factors for modern companies. Innovative IT solutions improve competitiveness and define the communication between enterprises and customers. Therefore the job market increasingly requires highly qualified personalities capable of efficiently running and designing businesses on the background of a strong management education combining communication and computer sciences. An intensive dialogue with global business experts in connection with research and practical projects shall help our students to outperform in their future entrepreneurial career following our motto: Creating Business through People and Technology. This unique Master degree program also offers the possibility to spend a term at one of our international partner universities and integrates important study tours like the Silicon Valley experience. Structure 1st – 3rd semesters: Core curriculum 3rd semester: International semester optionally abroad 4th semester: Master thesis and final exam plus study tours Time model: Full-time (Wednesday noon to Saturday afternoon), part-time work possible Academic year Winter semester: September – February Summer semester: mid March – July Contents Strategic Management & eBusiness (30%) Management Information Systems (25%) Communication & People (20%) Applied Research (25%) Admission requirements: Bachelor or... [-]

Master International Business Management

MCI MANAGEMENT CENTER INNSBRUCK
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Austria Innsbruck + 1 more

The Master’s program International Business & Management provides students with a set of profound management and leader- ship skills which are necessary in today’s international business environment. [+]

Top MA Degrees in Austria 2017/2018. 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 & Management, Business Administration, Economics or studies with a min of 80 relevant ECTS points Next start: Fall 2017 Language: English International Business & Management The Master’s program International Business & Management provides students with a set of profound management and leader- ship skills which are necessary in today’s international business environment. Practice-oriented business and management teach- ing combined with a solid methodological and scientific foundation gives students a holistic perspective which opens promising opportunities for students to boost their careers. The program is offered in a full-time (lectures take place in a blocked format during the week) as well as in a part-time model (lectures take place Fridays and Saturdays), thereby allowing students more flexibility in their studies. Furthermore, students of this unique Master’s program can focus on their interests by selecting two out of four specializations in the 3rd semester. In the 4th semester, students can choose between an international semester at the MCI, a two-week program at an overseas partner university, or a whole semester abroad, in some cases even with the option to receive a double or joint degree. Structure 1st – 3rd semesters: Core curriculum and choice of two out of four specializations 4th semester: International Studies, Master... [-]