Master's Degree in Germany taught in English
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Our study programme International Business & Leadership M.A. in Hamburg, Germany provides a wide range of career opportunities in a variety of sectors, such as the manufacturing, service or agency industry. After completing the International Business & Leadership Masters programme you are well-prepared for the international job market.
International Business & Leadership M.A is perfect for you if you...
- want to deepen your management knowledge after your first business degree
- wish to develop your leadership skills in an international context
- want to grow your international network during your studies
Get prepared for your international management career.
All facts at a glance
|Degree||Master of Arts (M.A.)|
|Credit Points||120 ECTS|
|Study Duration||4 semesters (2 years)|
|Start Date||Winter Semester (October) & Summer Semester (April)|
|Study Type||Full Time|
|Admission Requirements|| |
|Internship||6-month internship abroad (students who have had at least 6 months of relevant qualified work experience abroad prior to the start of the Master's can be exempted from the internship abroad upon application and and are able to complete the degree after three semesters)|
The Master's programme "International Business & Leadership" at the SRH Campus Hamburg is aimed at ambitious personalities who want to take up leadership positions in international companies. During the Master's programme our students get to develop relevant key competences and learn about essential areas of innovative HR and corporate management.
Each semester covers the following topics:
- Leadership Skills (1st semester)
In the first semester, management competencies are developed according to our innovative teaching and learning concept CORE ("Competence Oriented Research and Education") according to the needs of the market, focusing on evaluating the economic challenges of companies in the context of global trends, identifying future markets and their opportunities and developing business models including financing. In addition, the first semester focuses on understanding the importance of leadership activities in line with corporate culture, developing and applying relevant competencies.
- Application of Leadership Tasks (2nd semester)
In the second semester, these leadership competencies are applied to the specific leadership tasks. The topics that are particularly challenging for managers are: the search for, development and retention of talents in Strategic Human Resource Management. To design new working models, to develop teams and their performance and also to consider cultural and ethical aspects when leading employees. The contents of the modules are applied in the development of concepts. The development of personal and social action competences is promoted in the Contracting & Negotiation module, which particularly reflects the intercultural context. Academic Paper Design & Writing develops competences in scientific methods and thus academic thinking.
- Going International (3rd semester)
In the third semester, the focus is on internationality. During an internship abroad or a semester abroad you can prove your acquired skills in an intercultural context.
- In-Depth-Experience (4th semester)
The last semester begins with an online research module "Analysing International Management", followed by the Master's thesis, which is ideally linked to a question from business practice.
Discover new career paths!
The innovative management strategies and leadership concepts prepare you for future challenges in management positions.
Your leadership and soft skills help you take advantage of international career prospects.
In addition, the degree "Master of Arts (M.A.)" also enables you to choose an academic career in teaching and research.
Start your studies at SRH Campus Hamburg in the winter semester. Just apply online now. We will check your application carefully and, if the documents are in order, invite you to an interview.
- 3-year Bachelor's degree in business/management or Bachelor's degree + 6 months of relevant work experience
- Proof of English language proficiency
The following English proficiency tests are accepted:
- TOEFL 87 ibt
- TOEIC Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150
- IELTS (academic) 6.5
- CAE (grade A, B, or C)
- CPE (grade A, B or C)
- Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A): 59 Points
- B2 First: 173
We are currently also accepting the following tests in times of Covid-19:
Studying at SRH Campus Hamburg is worth the investment. You benefit from high-quality education that will prepare you for the challenges of your dream job.
|EU/EEA (incl. Albania, North Macedonia, Switzerland)||€800 per month|
|Non-EU/EEA||€6,450 per semester|
Please note: The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme.
An additional enrolment fee of €500 (EU/EEA students) / €900 (Non-EU/EEA students) is to be paid once at the start of the programme.
Funding and Scholarships
Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.