Master in Business

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

Program Description

Master in Business

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

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 program in Business is the right one for you. In this Master’s program, 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 effectively 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 the business. Excellent managerial skills, a deep understanding of various aspects of business and the courage to take a new course at the right time are 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 Managing Director
  • Business Unit Manager
  • Business consultant

The benefits of choosing Macromedia University

  • Top position in CHE Ranking 2014/15.
  • Small classes with intensive, individual supervision.
  • Globally recognized, state-approved degrees, accredited by FIBAA.
  • Campuses in Berlin & Munich: two of the Top 5 “Most Affordable Cities for Students 2015” worldwide.
  • Authentic, practice-oriented projects with over 500 well-known companies.
  • Highly qualified professors and industry insiders as lecturers.
  • International students from all continents.
  • Career perspectives in Germany: 18 months visa after successful graduation.
  • Master’s degree over three days a week (e.g. from Thursday to Saturday).
  • Pre-Semester course available online.
  • Buddy network for international students.
  • Campus locations situated in the very center of Germany’s industrial locations.
  • A worldwide network of Partner Universities.

Terms of admission

There are 15-20 places available for all Master’s degree courses at Macromedia University, Graduate School. Applicants need to provide the following documentation:

  • University/B.A. degree with at least 180 ECTS (eligible for Pre-Semester).
  • University/B.A. degree with at least 210 ECTS (eligible for M.A. program).
  • TOEFL test (at least 72 out of 120 points) or IELTS (at least 6.0 out of 9); equivalent qualifications may also be accepted, as applicable.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Letter of recommendation (from your lecturer or employer).
  • Personal motivation statement.


The Pre-Semester (30 ECTS) is a foundation for applicants with less than 210 ECTS from their Bachelor’s degree. It is offered in English on the Munich and Berlin campus' every October. The MA programs start subsequently in March. Alternatively, students with under 210 ECTS can do an online Pre-Semester, starting in March, together with their M.A. program.

Program duration

All MA programs start in March and are offered as full-time programs with a duration of three semesters (1.5 years). MA lectures usually take place three days per week during lecture times.

Course fees

  • Master EU: €6,000 installment amount per semester plus one-off €500 registration fee*
  • Master Non-EU: €6,000 installment amount per semester plus one-off €750 registration fee*
  • Pre-Semester EU (attendance study): €6,000 plus one-off €500 registration fee*
  • Pre-Semester NON-EU (attendance study): €6,000 plus one-off €750 registration fee*

*Prices quoted as of November 2016 are subject to modifications and errors.

Registration deadline:

  • Winter term: Non-EU 15.06. ; EU 15.08.
  • Summer term: Non-EU 15.12. ; EU 15.02.

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This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated August 17, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Mar. 2019
3 - 4 semesters
Full time
18,000 EUR
6000 Euro per semester, One time registration fee : 750 Euro
Germany - Munich, Bavaria
Start date : Mar. 2019
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