Master's Degree in Business Studies in Kaunas in Lithuania

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Business Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.

Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania is a country in Northern Europe, the largest of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. More than 90% of Lithuanians speak at least one foreign language and half of the population speaks two foreign languages, mostly Russian and English.

Kaunas has been famous for its cultural heritage and academic value. Educational institutions in the city, such as Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, and Aleksandras Stulginskis University have been empowering human capital with quality education since years.

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Master in International Business

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) School of Economics and Business
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Designed for graduates who want to pursue international business careers, this Master's Degree provides an in-depth understanding of the successful management of the global enterprise. The programme seeks to develop an international, cross-cultural and global mind-set among international managers of the future through analysis of real cases of international business, learning from the lecturers with highest scientific and practical competence, work in a multicultural team on X-Culture project in motivating study environment. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Kaunas in Lithuania. International Business Master’s degree in Business Management Designed for graduates who want to pursue international business careers, this Master's Degree provides an in-depth understanding of the successful management of the global enterprise. The programme seeks to develop an international, cross-cultural and global mind-set among international managers of the future through analysis of real cases of international business, learning from the lecturers with highest scientific and practical competence, work in a multicultural team on X-Culture project in motivating study environment. The Master + model offers either to masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasizing managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career. Top reasons to study @KTU Why KTU? Why Lithuania? Course outline More information about programme ktu.edu/m/international-business Academic mobility & internship opportunities KTU students are encouraged to use academic mobility programme among which Erasmus+ is the most popular. More than 350 Erasmus+ and 100 other bilateral agreements are made for student exchange, and the students may spend 1 semester in a partner university of KTU and gain credits which are transferred into their study plan. The main universities-partners of the programme are Coventry University (United Kingdom), University of Vaasa (Finland), University of Bergamo (Italy), University of Maine (France), Polytechnic University of Cartagena (Spain). Internship (studies practice) can be performed additionally to study plan (in summer between the 1st and 2nd year or as a part of Research projects). The studies are designed in the way a student can study and practice/work at the same time. The students of this programme may perform internship in Lithuania or abroad using Erasmus+, IAESTE, AIESEC, ISIEC, P4V, etc. academic mobility programmes and designated scholarship. Graduates’ internships are offered as well. The main business partners of the programme are international companies such as Barclays, Western Union, UAB Pricewaterhouse Coopers, UAB Kitron, UAB Lietuvos energija, etc. Graduate careers The career of graduates of the programme covers a wide range of occupations from project managers of international businesses, heads of groups, managers of divisions/departments/functions to company managers, business developers in the foreign markets, and business consultants. Graduates are employed at various local and international companies: SEB bank, Swedbank, UAB Pricewaterhouse Coopers, UAB Kitron, UAB Lietuvos energija, UAB Tamro Baltics company group, AB Audimas, UAB LOTOS Geonafta, Klaipėdos valstybinio jūrų uosto direkcija, etc. Advice of a student/graduate “In this age of globalization, international knowledge and skills are some of the most prized features of our employees. The ability to know, understand and work with foreign customers and partners has become a necessity. Master degree in International Business provided a possibility to deepen knowledge of business creation and development in international context. Master studies of International Business develops various competences of the students, which contribute to development of future manager with a wide competence portfolio and abilities to achieve the set goals in various areas of company's activities. During studies, students deepen their knowledge in finances, marketing, creative thinking, logistics, production management and other areas in international context. Having a wide competence portfolio, abilities to work in intercultural teams and good understanding of business processes, I can offer our customers optimal solutions and provide additional consultations about business development, which help our customer grow together with us." - UAB ACC Distribution, Sales Manager Aurimas Jozeliūnas. Application and admission requirements Academic Requirements Applications are submitted online on http://apply.ktu.edu and all requested documents must be uploaded onto the electronic application form. University Bachelor (a minimum of a 3 years) degree certificate and its supplement (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified); Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject; Research activities, articles are not required but gives higher entry score. Entry score is calculated where the weight in % of each entry subject is as follows: 70% CGPA 20% Research activities, articles, if any 10% Motivation (skype interview) proficiency in English: IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, or equivalent, motivation letter followed by skype interview, digital photo, notary verified copy of passport or ID (for the EU citizens only). For transfer students additionally: original academic transcript of ongoing education at university and the description of taken courses. Programme qualification requirement: Bachelor in economics, management or business administration Application deadline EU, EEA, CIS, Georgia, Turkey applicants: 30 July EU applicants for free of charge studies: 10 July International applicants: 30 June The admission offer is given within 10 days after full submission of online application and motivation interview if requested (except for those who apply for state funded places). Fees and scholarships Tuition fee EU citizens and citizens with Lithuanian origin: Lithuania provides free of charge studies for EU citizens based on study field quota and competition therefore all EU citizens and those whose parents or grandparents hold Lithuanian citizenship once are encouraged to apply for state funded places. Application deadline is 10 July. Those who have lower entry score but still meet minimum entry requirements may study as fee payers. Non-EU citizens: 3500 EUR / year Scholarships and discounts KTU may award scholarships for applicants with outstanding qualifications and for good academic results throughout studies (for all citizens). KTU also acknowledges possible grants from your home institutions and/or other relevant foundations/organisations. Special discounts are applied for the EU-candidate countries citizens (Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey). More information on admissions.ktu.edu Living costs The cost of living depends on individual habits and lifestyle (food, entertainment, travelling, hygiene, services, etc.). Books and other study materials are provided by university. KTU offers accommodation in KTU residencies (monthly rates vary from EUR 50 to 140). Overall estimated cost of living per month is ~EUR 450. Key facts Study language: English Duration: 2 years (120 ECTS) Delivery mode: on campus (Kaunas, Lithuania) Studies commence: 1st September Mode of studies: full time Application deadline: EU, EEA, CIS, Georgia, Turkey applicants: 30 July EU applicants for free of charge studies: 10 July International applicants: 30 June [-]

Master in Management of Education

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years August 2017 Lithuania Kaunas + 1 more

Study programme is open to the persons having bachelor or vocational bachelor degree in the all fields of studies [+]

Access Requirements Study programme is open to the persons having bachelor or vocational bachelor degree in the all fields of studies. The modules of compensatory studies are required for the following types of students: Those, who did not study the modules or subjects in the science of education in their bachelor degree studies are required to study the 1st cycle subject the Education science (subject of B group) in parallel with the master degree studies. Those, who did not study the modules or subjects in the psychology in their bachelor degree studies are required to study the 1st cycle subject the Psychology (subject of B group) in parallel with the master degree studies. Those, who did not study the modules or subjects in management in their bachelor degree studies are required to study the 1st cycle subject „Management“ (subject of B group) in parallel with the master degree studies. Programme Objectives and Competencies Acquired Study programme aims to prepare the masters in the education science specialised in the field of the management of education. They shall be able to work in the institutions of formal and informal education, in the human resource development and career planning at the enterprises, as well as to design and organise the curricula at the all levels of the system of education. Competences Acquired: To design training/learning programmes responding to the needs of learners, labour market and changing society and based on the education strategies and policies of Lithuania and the EU. To plan the activities of education providers and curriculum design. To apply training/learning methods, materials and measures corresponding to aimed learning outcomes, the needs of learners, training/learning environment and available resources. To assess attained learning outcomes in the context of training subject/module, programme and organisation. To design strategic development plan of educational organisation and the programme of it‘s implementation based on the theoretic and empiric research and critical evaluation of new ideas, alternative solutions and social consequences. To execute research of human resource career planning and professional development needs of the staff. To design the plan of human resource career development and training of staff. To apply critically the theories of philosophy, education science, management and other social sciences in systemic analysis of educational phenomena. To execute applied research in the management of education according to prepared research design. Career Opportunities Upon graduation of the study programme „Management of Education“ the graduates will be able to work and study in: public educational institutions and private organisations providing education services; education governance institutions; human resource departments of enterprises and business organisations; non-governmental organisations working in the field of education; to continue with the doctoral studies. [-]

Master of Economics - International Economics

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Double Diploma Programme. Graduates are awarded Master (MSc) Degree in Economics from Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Kaunas in Lithuania. Unique Features Double Diploma Programme. Graduates are awarded Master (MSc) Degree in Economics from Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, and Trento University, Italy. Competencies Acquired After completion of the study Programme the students will be able to: - demonstrate knowledge and understanding of international economics theory and processes; to analyze and critically evaluate economic theory, new findings and the impact of global environment on economic systems; develop and apply original ideas for research. - apply knowledge of international economy, solve problems in an uncertain environment. - apply methods of modern economic analysis, employ techniques of quantitative, statistical and experimental analysis for policy evaluation in international context. - integrate knowledge for solving multifaceted problems on national and international level undertaking socially responsible decisions. - present summarized data, findings, conclusions of the research to professional and non professional audience. - be continuously engaged in the study process. Career Opportunities With this degree on their résumé, graduates will be able to work as professional economists in international companies, agencies, governmental institutions and the private sector. They may also choose to pursue a PhD in Economics. Access Requirements Individuals, holding a Bachelor‘s degree in the field of Economics or Finance, as well as those, having an equivalent university degree in the respective fields can enter this Programme. Please note, that applicants should have at least 30 ECTS credits in the fields of Economics, Finance and Management. Application Procedure Required Documents: - Application form; - Bachelor degree diploma with supplement in the original language and translated into English, and: a) Approved by “Appostille” - for citizens of countries acceding to the 1961 Hague Convention; b) Legalized by the Centre of Quality Assessment in Higher Education (www.skvc.lt) in Lithuania - for other countries citizens; - Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTC, etc.); - Copy of passport or other document of identification; - 1 recent passport size photos (3 x 4 cm); - Copy of document showing paid application fee of 50 EUR; - Letter of motivation (300 – 500 words); - Curriculum vitae. [-]

Master in Marketing and International Commerce

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Marketing and International Commerce Programme is meant for individuals holding a Bachelor‘s degree [+]

Access Requirements Individuals, holding a Bachelor‘s degree in management and business administration fields , as well as those, having an equivalent university degree in the respective fields can enter this programme of studies. Programme Objectives and Competencies Acquired Marketing and International Commerce Programme is meant for individuals holding a Bachelor‘s degree and pursuing a qualification of master of marketing. The present day organizations are experiencing a growing demand in modern, high qualification marketing specialists, able to think strategically and react to the changing domestic and international business environment. Therefore, the goal of the Marketing and International Commerce Programme is to prepare marketing and international commerce specialists of high qualification who, having mastered the most recent marketing theories and methods, are able to analyse tendencies and changes in the market independently, follow and evaluate scientific innovations, as well as apply the knowledge for the development of organization marketing management. Competencies: - Competence to analyse the business environment; - Competence to assess the business environment changes and their influence on the decisions of the organization; - Competence to apply methodological research methods of marketing problems; - Competence to make decisions relating to the marketing problems; - Competence to apply theoretical knowledge for marketing management solutions; - Competence to perform external and internal marketing audit; - Competence to see, evaluate and analyse the processes in business environment; - Competence to prepare marketing strategy; - Competence to select and apply pricing methods, corresponding with the specificity of business organization and considering environment tendencies; - Competence to organize and manage the supply chain; - Competence to evaluate cultural differences of countries‘ economic systems and apply corresponding decisions; - Competence to prepare and implement strategic marketing plans; - Competence to adapt to external changes and manage internal changes; - Competence to describe and manage processes in business structures; - Competence to analyse and evaluate development tendencies with regard to respectful markets and individual potential; - Competence to prognosticate changes in domestic and international markets. Career Opportunities Graduates of Marketing and International Commerce Programme will be able to: - continue studies in management and administration doctoral programmes, as well as in other doctoral programmes of social sciences area; - work as marketing managers and heads of marketing departments in domestic and foreign companies; - work as foreign companies‘ market/product managers; - work in the organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Customs Department, as well as in other state and business organizations; - work in international commercial organizations; - offer consultancy service to organizations solving marketing and international commerce problems; - establish private business effectively; - work as hired consultants in business consulting firms or establish personal consulting firm. [-]

Master in Tourism and Sports Management

Lithuanian Sports University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

The aim of the programme is to provide students with a solid knowledge in management and business administration, to develop an ethically responsible personality with creative and entrepreneurial skills able to evaluate and predict national and international business [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Kaunas in Lithuania. LANGUAGE OF STUDIES English (minimum B-level in English) CREDITS 90 ECTS DURATION 1.5 years (Full-time) PREREQUISITES A Bachelor's Degree is required OBJECTIVES The aim of the programme is to provide students with a solid knowledge in management and business administration, to develop an ethically responsible personality with creative and entrepreneurial skills able to evaluate and predict national and international business environment, develop innovative activities in leisure organizations, carry out applied research projects in tourism and sports sectors, and apply research findings in daily organizational activities and strategic decision making. TOPICS - Organizational Management in Sport and Tourism - Neuromarketing - Business Markets and their Assessment - Economics and Finance Management - Research Methods and Statistics - Sport Policy and Management - Tourism Policy and Management - Final Thesis COMPETENCES - Scientific knowledge and management of ideas - Communication: social and academic integration - Leadership and change management - Continuing professional development - Modeling of sports/tourism sector development - Sports/tourism organization development and creative interaction with the environmental protection - Enterprise and entrepreneurship in sports/tourism - Research activities - Expert-project activities CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Master's degree in Tourism and Sports Management qualifies graduates to continue studying at PhD level or to enter the workforce. Graduates will be able to perform managerial, expert and consulting work at state, non-governmental and private organizations and to teach and carry out research at various educational institutions. [-]