Masters of Arts in Business

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A Master of Arts degree is a smart way to advance your education and acquire needed skills for today’s competitive work environment. You can specialize in a program that relates to the field that you work in or to your undergraduate degree. Most programs last approximately two years.

What is an MA in Advertising?  This is an advanced degree option for students that want to learn more about the exciting world of marketing and advertising. You will take classes that will help you learn how to communicate effectively with customers. You will also learn marketing techniques that will enable you to better persuade and sometimes convince consumers to purchase products. This degree is recommended for students who are creative and business oriented. In addition, there are different types of programs to help students gain further specialized education. They can study international advertising, creative advertising, online advertising, and more.

There are many benefits that come with a Master in Advertising. When you understand how to effectively advertise, you can make a big impact within a company. This will help you to be in demand among prospective employers. During your education, you will enjoy the topics covered and find it to be extremely rewarding.

The cost of obtaining an MA varies depending on the school you attend. If you are interested in this degree, it is important to contact the admissions office about tuition costs and other fees.

After you graduate, you will be qualified to work as an advertising manager. During your career, it is likely that you will get promoted to upper-level management as you succeed in your endeavors.

 

If you are interested in the exciting field of marketing and think you could generate successful ad campaigns, then you should look for a master program that meets your needs. There are several different universities around the world that offer worthwhile programs. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MA International Business

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

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

MA Degrees 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... [-]

Master of Arts in Business for Non-Business Graduates

New European College
Campus Full time 5 semesters 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.... [-]


M.A. Business Psychology

HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years Open Enrollment Germany Cologne Berlin Frankfurt am Main + 3 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 in International Economic Policy & Analysis

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 1 year 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... [-]

International Cultural and Business Studies

University of Passau
Campus Full time 4 - 6 semesters 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 Global Media Business

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 3 semesters 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.... [-]

MA in Business and Management

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years 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. [+]

MA Degrees 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... [-]

Master of Arts in Business Management

International Black Sea University
Campus Full time 2 years 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. [+]

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 with its partner... [-]

MA in International Fashion Business: Marketing Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year 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. [+]

MA Degrees 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... [-]

Master in Business and Legal Translation (MA)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years 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 Entrepreneurship & Tourism

MCI MANAGEMENT CENTER INNSBRUCK
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters 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. [+]

MA Degrees in Business. 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 &... [-]

MA Arts, Business and Creativity

Newcastle University Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months 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... [+]

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 strong linkages to... [-]

MA in Management

Vistula University & Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 years October 2017 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

The study curriculum covers key aspects of business activity in major areas of business management. Participants gain thorough, highly practical knowledge which will enable them to solve business problems effectively and make difficult decisions related to conducting business at the operational and strategic levels (including those related to international issues, with a particular emphasis on the specifics of the Central and Eastern Europe region). [+]

MA Degrees in Business. The study curriculum covers key aspects of business activity in major areas of business management. Participants gain thorough, highly practical knowledge which will enable them to solve business problems effectively and make difficult decisions related to conducting business at the operational and strategic levels (including those related to international issues, with a particular emphasis on the specifics of the Central and Eastern Europe region). What distinguishes the curriculum is a combination of academic knowledge with the experience of business practitioners. As a result, classes are run in an inspiring atmosphere, with much focus on teamwork which uses both the support and challenges posed by a group. A lot of attention is paid to the development of universal and professional skills. Mobile studies are an excellent preparation for a professional career, as they best reflect its character - according to a survey carried out on behalf of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. Mobile studies at Vistula University comply with the Regulation of the Minister of Science and Higher Education on distance learning (dated September 25, 2007, as amended). Graduates of mobile studies receive exactly the same diploma as other non-stationary students. The main difference lies in the organization of study - 60% of classes take place in a mobile mode, 40% - at the university. It is an ideal choice for those who prefer to organize their time themselves ... and they are good at it. Strengths Four specializations relating to the major challenges of... [-]

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. [+]

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 creative officer Festival/Theater... [-]

MA (LPC with Business)

BPP University
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 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 ... [-]