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Management M.Sc.

The master's degree in Management is exactly the right degree program for you, if you have already successfully completed your first business studies, are looking for a management position and would like to obtain comprehensive further qualification as part of a master's program.

The broad-based training strengthens your development potential in the company. You can also clearly distinguish yourself through a first specialization. In practical projects and company internships, you combine theory and practice - the focus of your entire degree program is on solution-oriented thinking and action. In English-speaking modules you will also expand your language skills on a high level.

At a glance

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Standard period of study:
4 semesters
ECTS credits:
120
Starting semester:
summer and winter semester
Application deadline:
15 January, 15 July
Languages: German and English

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What's in store for you

The focus of this master's degree program is on the teaching of leadership-relevant options for action. In addition to research methods in business administration, you will be familiarized with topics of economics and the digital economy. In business administration, you will deepen your knowledge of financial and supply chain aspects. The modules of the course deal with strategic management, management tools and entrepreneurial competencies, the development of leadership skills in personnel management and change management. You then implement these topics in the business simulation. As part of the specialization, you will distinguish yourself in the areas of finance, marketing or human resources management. In a block week before the 4th semester, an international management seminar with a field trip to another cultural area takes place. At the end of your studies you will write your master's thesis.

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Studium Management M.Sc. an der Hochschule Mainz

The aims of the degree program

  • Conveying an integrated management approach
  • Development of leadership skills
  • Development of specific expertise in the areas of marketing and corporate communications, human resources management or finance and controlling
  • Creation of international decision-making skills

Who is this degree program interesting for?

The master's program in Management is designed for graduates with bachelor's degrees in business administration. Graduates of corresponding diploma programs can also strengthen their competence profile with this master's degree.

The degree prepares you for the assumption of demanding specialist and managerial tasks in private companies and public enterprises in the higher-level civil service. In addition, it will then enable further academic training as part of a doctoral program.

Program Structure

The four-semester program is modular in structure. Each module covers one semester. The required courses are offered every semester and conclude with a subject examination. The master's thesis is written during the 4th semester. You will work on the course contents in lectures, seminars and individual exercises as well as in case studies, group discussions, project work, small group work, management simulations, business plan and role plays. In addition, the planned company internship offers you the opportunity for an intensive exchange between theory and practice. The focus of this program is always on practical application.

Übersicht des Studienverlaufs

Lecture times

The lectures take place five days a week from Monday to Friday.

The summer semester begins in mid-March and ends in mid-July, the winter semester begins at the end of September and ends at the end of January. The periods in between are referred to as lecture-free periods, but are often used for company internships or writing papers.

A standard study period of four semesters is quite realistic. If you plan to spend a semester abroad, the study period is usually extended by another semester.

Your professional prospects

The degree prepares you for the assumption of demanding specialist and managerial tasks in private companies and public enterprises in the higher-level civil service.

Customer relationship manager in a management consultancy, strategic buyer in an international cosmetics group, software engineer at a renowned technology service provider, real estate appraiser of an appraiser's office or controller at a bank-independent provider of electronic trading platforms - the job titles of our graduates make it clear that with the Master of Science in Management from Mainz University of Applied Sciences you have a degree that allows you to take advantage of career opportunities flexibly and independent of the industry.

Examples from the field

What opportunities does the master's program in Management offer you on the employment market? Here we would like to introduce you to current students and former graduates as examples.

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Dates

The lecture and examination schedules of the degree programs of the School of Business are completely available under HIP

FAQ

The most important questions and answers in the master's degree program in Management.

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Starting to study by WiSe 2017/18

Information on the Management M.A. degree program for students starting their studies by winter semester 2017/18

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Special features of this program

What distinguishes the master's degree program in Management at our University.

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[Translate to English:] Fachgruppen

[Translate to English:] Liste der Fachgruppen des Fachbereichs Wirtschaft mit weiterführenden Informationen.

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[Translate to English:] AStA, StuPa

[Translate to English:] Die wichtigsten Studierendenvertretungen der Hochschule.

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General Information (only available in German)

 

Who to contact

Prof. Dr. Britta Rathje
Degree program director
T +49 6131 628-3247
britta.rathje (at) hs-mainz.de
Theresa Enders
Degree program assistant
T +49 6131 628-3438
theresa.enders (at) hs-mainz.de
Prof. Dr. Claudia Kurz
Examination Board
T +49 6131 628-3233
claudia.kurz (at) hs-mainz.de