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Master of Arts in Business (MA)

Part-time studies, 4 semesters

Semester abroad (optional)

Languages of instruction: German, partly English

No tuition fees

Application deadline for non-EU/EEA countries, except Switzerland:
March 1, 2024

Facts about the study


Designation Business Administration: specialisation International Marketing & Sales (IMS)
Level of the degree according to the national
and European Qualifications Framework
Master (2nd cycle)
Degree awarded Master of Arts in Business, MA  
Field of study according to ISCED-F code 0414 - Marketing and Advertising
Mode of study Part-time studies, variable time model
Length of programme (standard period of study)

4 semesters

Semester dates Friday afternoon to evening, Saturday all day, face-to-face sessions as part of Contextual Studies
Thursday evenings or 2 block weeks per semester
number of credits 120 ECTS
Languages of instruction English
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Semester abroad possible in 4th semester

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Examination regulations and grading scale To the examination regulations and grading scale
final examination Final master's examination

No tuition fees, obligatory ÖH fee

Start of study September
Specific admission requirements Completed basic studies with at least 180 ECTS (diploma or bachelor's degree) in Business Administration or an equivalent degree from another discipline with at least 30 ECTS in basic business studies.
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Application deadline for each winter semester: May 15


Admission to the final examination



In order to register for the final master's oral examination, all courses in the curriculum must have been completed positively.


Master's thesis

You will work out the topic of your master's thesis in the colloquium in the 3rd semester. Here you prove the scientific claim and plan a methodologically sound approach. The thesis itself will be written independently in the 4th semester, with an experienced supervisor supporting you.


Final examination

Oral commissioned final master's examination