Business Administration: Business Entrepreneurship and Digital Technology Management

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Deadline: May 31, 2024
StudyQA ranking:4637 Duration:3 semestrs
The new Master's degree course of study "Business Entrepreneurship and Digital Technology Management" within the current and well-established Master of Science programme in Business Administration is a profile-shaping programme for applicants with a focus on technology based entrepreneurship - with the key area of digitisation.

This course of study provides economical knowledge in core areas like finance, marketing, or law, but also in the field of development-oriented management (the contribution of digitisation to business development). It deepens the student's knowledge in the context of entrepreneurship related to the generation and implementation of new ideas. Students will be encouraged and challenged to take on responsibility during their Master's degree studies to act independently and in a goal-oriented manner.

Educational organisation

Programme:

First semester:
Intercultural Business Communication and Management
Business Entrepreneurship: Theories and Strategies
Digital Technology Management: Design, Marketing, and Commercialisation
Entrepreneurial Financial Strategies
Digital Technology Management: Products, Processes, and Systems
Technopreneurship: Sustainable Technology Management

Second semester:
International Market Study
Business Entrepreneurs and Change Management
Digital Technology Management: Intellectual Property Rights and Legal Environment
Digital Business Development: Trends and Strategies
Empirical Research Methods and Effective Data Analysis
Technology Risk Management: Strategies and Processes

Third semester:
Project Study: Entrepreneurial Business Case
Research Study: New Technology Development & Strategic Foresight
Master's Thesis and Master Seminar

Study abroad unit(s)

An internship or study abroad (e.g., towards the preparation of the Master's thesis in an international company) for maximum one semester will be supported, but this is not included in the curriculum.

Internships

There are no compulsory internships, but many students use the opportunity to get experience at one of many multinational corporations in Munich.

Forms of assessment

Written tests and term papers as well as oral presentations

Course objectives

  • Qualification for leadership tasks
  • Transfer of multidisciplinary scientific and applied knowledge for professional specialisation
  • Focus on empirical research approaches by quantitative and qualitative-interpretative methods
  • Fostering of skills such as social skills, communication skills, and cooperative teamwork

Language requirements

Applicants must provide proof of good knowledge of both written and spoken English. Proof can be shown by one of the following:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based, at least 89 points or
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS), at least 7.0 or
  • Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC), at least 700 or
  • Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) or
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (CPE) or
  • Business English Certificate (BEC)

Academic requirements

A Bachelor's degree in business administration studies or a related discipline (a final mark of "good" or better is required, German grade: 2.4 or better)

Evidence of 210 ECTS credits achieved out of a minimum of six theoretical semesters of a Bachelor's degree or German Diploma ("Diplom") programme is required.

If you have less than 210 ECTS but a minimum of 180 ECTS, you will have to obtain the missing ECTS during your Master's studies prior to the release of the subject of your Master's thesis (hence prior to the beginning of the third semester).

The applicant must provide proof of good knowledge of written and spoken English equivalent to language level "B2" established by the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Language testing requirements are waived if the applicant's mother tongue is English or if the applicant has attended high school or university in the English language. A high school or an university degree must serve as proof of this.

Evidence of a minimum of 10 ECTS credits of study modules in mathematics and statistics

Evidence of a minimum of 25 ECTS credits of study modules in finance and accounting OR 25 ECTS credits of study modules of the business functions such as marketing, logistics, innovation management, and project management

A detailed CV

Enrolment fees

There are currently no tuition fees for the Master's programme. However, all students are required to pay two components of an administrative fees per semester: the basic fee of 52 EUR and an (obligatory) additional fee of 61 EUR for the six-month student ticket ("Semesterticket") for local public transportation with the MVV (Münchner Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund).

Costs of living

The cost of living is relatively high in Munich. Please budget between 800 to 1,000 EUR per month.

Job opportunities

Finding a job in Munich is comparatively easy, as it is one of the strongest employment regions in Germany.

Arrival support

We help international students when they need assistance.

Services and support for international students

Student Services at the International Office and at the main department II (Abteilungen "Beratung und Immatrikulation" and "Prüfung und Praktikum")

Accommodation

We cannot offer accommodation, but we can offer assistance by providing addresses, websites and contacts to rental agencies.
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