Budapest Metropolitan University

Introduction

REASONS FOR STUDYING IN BUDAPEST

  • Bachelor and Master degrees granted by Hungarian higher education institutions are recognized in all EU countries
  • affordable living costs – good value for money
  • multi-cultural city
  • safe environment
  • free movement within the European Union
  • European heritage combined with a cosmopolitan lifestyle
  • "World’s best cultural and entertainment venues for the young crowd” – Lonely Planet

THE RECTOR WELCOMES YOU

We are inspired by creativity. The art of creative education is the core value of our University. It is embodied in our teaching methods, it is a central concept in our approach and our students’ attitude. Creativity is the force organizing everyday life at the University paving the way to the future success of our students. We offer a stimulating environment and a unique atmosphere that motivate our students to make use of a wide range of unparalleled opportunities and apply their knowledge in practice looking for new, innovative solutions. This inspiring world offers the key to creative thinking, which is the most immediate expectation in today’s labour market and a crucial issue of the future.

The other fundamental value at METU lies in the practical nature of our programs transmitting theoretical knowledge with a view to its potential ways of application and hands-on experience. With that objective in mind, our main mission is to improve language skills, communication competences and to enhance creative thinking, which is supported by a special system of intensive training programs offered every semester.

We measure success and efficiency by the strict standards of the labour market. Our close cooperation with all stakeholders in our environment, at companies, community institutions and professional organizations guides us to train a permanent flow of socially responsible, intellectual graduates who are ready to meet the challenges of the labour market with a visible potential for excellent performance.

Budapest Metropolitan University has become part and parcel of the Hungarian higher education scene in the past 11 years. With a constantly growing number of students, education venues and campuses, and a diverse range of programs, today METU is the biggest private University in Hungary present in two cities, Budapest and Hódmezővásárhely with a massive student community of 8,000 enthusiastic young people. METU offers a complex educational program at two vocational grammar schools, various higher-level vocational trainings, master degree programs and post-graduate specialist training programs built on the bachelor programs in the field of communication, business, tourism and arts. MET is characterized by an open and pleasant atmosphere, a strong focus on performance and competition supported by cutting-edge infrastructure on solid foundations.

Constant development and success are values that require determination and hard work. We are ready to face competition and we expect our students to follow suit. If you wish to become a member of the team, you are welcome on board. You only need resolution and commitment.

We look forward to welcoming you among us.

Dr habil. László Vass CSc

Rector of Budapest Metropolitan University

WHY METROPOLITAN?

WE CREATE NEW WAYS OF THINKING AND ACHIEVING, MAKING US STAND OUT AS PACE MAKER AND AN INSPIRING PLACE TO STUDY.

Professional knowledge at realistic prices!

Unique career options: 87% of our Hungarian graduates find employment within 3 months of graduation, 51% already during university years. More than 400 internship opportunities at noted companies, and the possibility to join professional community already while at university. During workshops and study groups at METU you have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience, improve your skills and enjoy team-work.

Staff of reputed experts: In addition to renowned academics, top business professionals are also recruited to our lecturing team.

Foreign exposure through extensive international exchange programmes in Austria, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United States, and an increasing number of other countries.

Vibrant student life! Ski camps, excursions, trips, pub tours, parties organized by the Student Union, photo club and loads of other amazing programmes…

Modern buildings, pleasant atmosphere, up-to-the-minute technologies with more than 400 computer stations, a language laboratory, a sound studio, a radio and television studio, smart boards, a multimedia library and free WiFi access on the whole area of the campus.

Green belt in the heart of the city: The park of the main building at the campus in Nagy Lajos Király Street and the green suburban atmosphere of our Egressy Road campus provide a quiet and peaceful environment for both study and recreation purposes.

On-site school bookshop and free reference library!

Easy access! All the facilities are within easy reach of the main public transport hubs.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Hungarian

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Programs

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MA in Graphic Design

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Hungary Budapest

With us, you can become the type of graphic designer who can react to real situations with creative and artistic insight, who within their field can imagine and create high-standard work. [+]

With us, you can become the type of graphic designer who can react to real situations with creative and artistic insight, who within their field can imagine and create high-standard work. We are a flexible program with a fresh perspective; our strength is in our open-mindedness. With the help of our acknowledged, professional academic teachers we can provide you with the opportunity to find your own individual style. In this course we will develop your practical, functional problem-solving skills focused on design, and we strive to help you unfold your innovative solutions individually as well as in a team. We await you in a great atmosphere where your creative work can unravel through integrated courses teaching modern design thinking in a team environment. THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR YOU
 ...if you are compassionate, co-operative and creative, are characterized by a critical attitude, wish to create valuable works and to keep their quality in your future career. CORE SUBJECTS: Aesthetics, Theory of Progressive Image Creation, Art Studies, Graphic Design Research, Printmaking Graphic Techniques, Visual Communication, History of Design, New Media Graphic Design, Graphic Design Workshop, Integrated Design, Generative Design, Sustainable Society and Culture, Experimental Design, Data Visualization, Visual Communication, Infographyc, Infodesign CARREER PROSPECTS: Individual artist Art Director, Graphic Designer at creative agencies Illustrator, Image editor, Art director, Typographer Web-designer in online and printed medium designer studios, creative-executive enterprises QUALIFICATION SPECIFIED in the degree certificate: Graphic Designer Head of the program: Péter Maczó 
Professor, Graphic Designer, Typographer PROFESSIONAL EXECUTIVE: Gyula Július DLA
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Master in Communication and Media Studies

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Hungary Budapest

For a successful professional it is an essential tool to have strong communication skills, for a successful professional in the media sciences this is fundamental. The Masters of Communication program offers theoretical knowledge with a strong focus on practical, professional skills and competences. [+]

For a successful professional it is an essential tool to have strong communication skills, for a successful professional in the media sciences this is fundamental. The Masters of Communication program offers theoretical knowledge with a strong focus on practical, professional skills and competences. The educational program of the course is strongly media-oriented which is based on a thorough grounding in social and behavioral sciences and present issues of intercultural communication. Complying with current social and labor market demands, the course integrates the fields of communication theory, media studies, social sciences, political science, sociology, psychology and cultural studies within the field of social sciences offering a knowledge of high standard, which can be put to a profitable and practical use in various areas. THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO: 
…have strong communication skills in multiple languages, interested in intercultural communication and wishing to understand the complexity of new media tools and digital technologies. CORE SUBJECTS: Media Regulation Theories; Representation Theories; Contrastive Cultures; Social Communication Theories; Participating Media; Artistic Communication; Social Functions of Media; Cultural Studies; Theories of Identity and Otherness; International Media; International Political Communication; International Organizational Communication; Foreign Language Communications Techniques; Communications Research Seminar; Multimedia and Web Design; New technologies; Theory and Practice of Televised Program Editing SPECIALIZATION: International Communication By launching the International Communication module, we wish to provide for the training of professionals who are able to perform entrepreneurial, networking and managerial tasks in various fields of international social and political relations based on their comprehensive knowledge... [-]

MSc in Management and Leadership

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Hungary Budapest

Leading a company is a complex challenge, let it be a small enterprise or a large one or organization in the public sector. Managing any of them requires an expert in analyzing, planning, leading, solving conflicts and problems, sustaining workflow. [+]

Leading a company is a complex challenge, let it be a small enterprise or a large one or organization in the public sector. Managing any of them requires an expert in analyzing, planning, leading, solving conflicts and problems, sustaining workflow. We present this approach to our students, so they can cope with all areas of business management, and turn into true leaders of enterprises, all on a professional level. THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO:
 …are creative, good problem solvers, aiming for innovation, and ready to face challenges. We are looking forward for the application of those who are persistent, committed, and cooperative while working in groups. CORE SUBJECTS: Subjects: Management and Organization Theories; Managerial (Business) Economics; Decision Support Systems; Strategic Management; Innovation and Knowledge Management; Controlling Systems; Change and Crisis Management Subjects for management consulting specialization: The Structure and Operation of Counselling Agencies; Counselling Methods and Techniques; Management of Counselling Projects; Negotiating Techniques and Conflict Resolution SPECIALIZATION: Management Consulting CAREER PROSPECTS: management consultant project manager businessman manager of own business business manager Qualification as specified in the degree certificate: Economist in Management and Leadership Head of the program: András Krémer, PhD PARTNERS: Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry, MTA GB – Knowledge- and Communication Management Working Committees, Hungarian School for Organizational Sciences, National Association of Crisis and Change Managers “I initially came to Metropolitan for my undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Management. After an eventful 3 and half years and a successful finish of my Bachelors, my... [-]

MSc in Tourism Management

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Hungary Budapest

Budapest Metropolitan University (METU) is launching a new Tourism Management MSc program combining a global understanding of tourism with local strengths. [+]

Budapest Metropolotan University (METU) is launching a new Tourism Management MSc program combining a global understanding of tourism with local strengths. The art of creative education is the core value of our University. The new MSc in Tourism Management program combines universal disciplines such as tourism management and business development with some core strengths of METU's home city. Budapest is the only capital city which is a thermal spa destination and the city was nominated as a City of Design by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The MSc in Tourism Management is a successful result of collaboration between METU and its extensive industry partnerships from all spheres of tourism, hospitality, event management, creative industries and thermal spas. The program covers knowledge areas as Tourism Products and Trends, Destination Management, Hospitality Management, Creative Industries Management, Wellbeing Studies, Thermal Spa Management and Sustainable Planning and Development. We offer a stimulating environment and a unique atmosphere that motivate our students to make use of a wide range of unparalleled opportunities and apply their knowledge in practice, looking for new and innovative solutions. This inspiring environment offers the key to creative thinking, which is one the most important skills in today's labour market and for the future. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree or above in any related field Intermediate (B2) command of English (e.g.: IELTS min 6.0) [-]

MSc

MSc in Business Development

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Hungary Budapest

As a student of the major you will be able to master not only the theory and methodological knowledge of innovation but also you will be able to increase your business knowledge in project leadership, analytical and evaluation methods as well as communication and negotiation technique skills. [+]

Complex skills are needed for the development of enterprises and their changing processes. As a student of the major you will be able to master not only the theory and methodological knowledge of innovation but also you will be able to increase your business knowledge in project leadership, analytical and evaluation methods as well as communication and negotiation technique skills. We will help you understand the connections and interactions of business management in order to be able to do business in middle-management and leadership positions in the field of domestic and international business. THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO would like to be active, innovative business managers, are able to quickly see and understand the logical connections, and make reliable decisions quickly based on little information. CAREER PROSPECTS: middle-management and executive positions leadership and managerial posts in multinational companies advisors with small- and medium-sized enterprises project manager position business development position founding independent enterprises MAIN SUBJECT: Management (business) economy, Business innovation, Financial analysis, Strategic management, Project management, Management accounting, Business decision support systems and methods, Innovation methodology, Marketing planning and management INTERNSHIP AND RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES: Within the frame of the Management Workshop students have the opportunity to join different national research programmes and also to analyse, as part of industry-ordered projects, how future technologies are formed by the cooperation of large companies and scientific workshops; how innovation could be integrated into the everyday life of companies; how research results inspire the strategic goals (directions) of technological development. During the... [-]

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Budapest Metropolitan University,
Budapest
Nagy Lajos király útja 1-9.

Budapest, H-1148 HU