Business (M.A)


Program Description

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 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).
  • 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 four-semester Master's).
  • University/B.A. degree with at least 210 ECTS (eligible for three-semester Master's).
  • 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.

Programme duration

All MA programmes start in March and October and are offered as full-time programmes with a duration of three and four semesters. MA lectures usually take place three days per week during lecture times.

Registration deadline:

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

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Last updated December 2019

About the School

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Choosing a university is a decision of a lifetime. It's the place where you lay the foundation for your future career network and where you discover your chosen area of work and start to mould your professional identity. We are delighted that you've taken an interest in Macromedia, a recognised private German university focusing on digital transformation, and would like to tell you more about how we can help to shape your future. Read less
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