Full time Programme with possibility to work part-time.
Our Master of Finance programme combines both a structured approach and gives our students the flexibility to set their own focus by specialising in one of four concentrations.
Concentrations are Capital Markts, Risk Management, Corporate Finacne or Financial Advisory.
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The major in Finance seeks to convey know-how about capital market instruments as well as methods of internal business financing. In the banking and insurance sector, the subject of risk measurement and control has increasingly come to the fore owing to more stringent supervisory regulations.
Finances, corporate finance, banking and insurance
This major prepares students for a career in the finance sector – within enterprises, banks, insurance companies and other financial service providers, e.g. investment or leasing companies. Also finance departments in consulting and accounting firms afford a host of employment prospects. Jobs in investment banking, asset management and the corresponding areas of consultancy, as a rule, demand profound knowledge of corporate accounting and assessment as well as portfolio management.
"Every business enterprise today must be proficient in finance and risk management techniques." Dieter Hess, Professor and Director of the Department of Corporate Finance
Unabhängig von der volatilen Situation des M&A-Marktes ist die Nachfrage nach M&A-Professionals seit Jahren angestiegen, v.a. weil zahlreiche Industrieunternehmen eigene M&A-Abteilungen aufgebaut haben. Aber auch die auf M&A spezialisierten Anwaltskanzleien, Investmentbanken, M&A-Berater und Finanzinvestoren vermelden einen steigenden Bedarf an gut ausgebildeten Associates.
Unternehmensfusionen und Firmenübernahmen gehören aber auch zu den anspruchsvollsten Prozessen in der internationalen Wirtschaftslandschaft. Die fachlichen Anforderungen an Manager und Berater im Arbeitsfeld Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) steigen ständig – gerade bei länderübergreifenden Transaktionen mit komplizierten rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen. M&A-Experten sind gesucht, ihre Karrierechancen enorm. Vorausgesetzt, sie bringen die richtige Qualifikation mit.
Der Master of Mergers & Acquisitions ist an der Schnittstelle von Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften positioniert. In einem interdisziplinären Ansatz werden juristische, betriebswirtschaftliche und steuerliche Spezialkenntnisse in den Bereichen M&A und Corporate Finance vermittelt, um die Teilnehmer zu hochqualifizierten M&A-Beratern aus- bzw. weiterzubilden.
The Berlin MBA is a general management programme with an international approach. The programme systematically examines all the business areas of a company – from marketing, finance, the political and legal environment to cultural aspects. The analysis primarily focuses on the dynamic challenges facing organisations and their executive leadership, especially in companies active on international markets.
The Berlin MBA programme is designed for university or college graduates with prior work experience who now aspire to higher management positions and need to enhance their set of skills in preparation for international management tasks. In choosing from a variety of elective modules, MBA students can gain the specific qualifications best suited to their own career goals.
The Berlin MBA programme is accredited by the Association of MBAs, AMBA, one of the leading accreditation bodies worldwide. The international accreditation ensures the high quality and relevance of the postgraduate General Management studies at the Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin.
The quality seal of FIBAA – Foundation for International Business Administration, a body recognised by the Federal Republic of Germany’s Accreditation Council, confirms that the MBA programme meets the international quality standards as set out in the European MBA Guidelines.
The Berlin Full-Time MBA starts annually in September. It takes 15 months and is held completely in English. A mandatory European study visit and optional study trips to Asia or America are integral parts of the programme.The seminar styles of the classes encourage lively discussions, support rapid learning in subjects aligned with professional needs, and build on every students’ work experience. Modules are accompanied by assessments, e. g. presentations, written exams or project reports and term papers. After successfully completing all the courses and the Master's thesis, students are awarded 90 ECTS Credit Points in accordance with the European Credit Transfer System.
The Berlin MBA programme is divided into three sections: traditional general management core modules, specific electiv modules and Master's thesis. Individual interests can be pursued in our wide range of electiv modules and integrated study visits. The final Master's thesis is designed as a company project and aims to focus on the specific application of the interdisciplinary linking of the content covered on the MBA programme. Find out more ...
The Master program in International Business at Munich Business School is a postgraduate study program in economics addressed to qualified and motivated Bachelor graduates from Germany and abroad. In addition to offering content on complex global developments and imparting profound business know-how, the advancement of personality and leadership skills form a key focus of the course.
The program is a full-time study program with a standard study time of approximately 18 months (Dual Degrees approx. 24 months). The first two semesters will be spent at MBS. You will delve into selected business concentrations in business and economics, and select an international focus and, optionally, another foreign language.
Munich Business School offers seven business concentrations - you may combine your favourite two:
- International Finance
- International Marketing
- International Family Firms
- International Entrepreneurship
- Corporate Strategy & Innovation
- Luxury Management
- Digital Business Management
In addition, various International Focuses are being offered (you choose one per semester):
Doing Business in ...
- Latin America
- USA & Canada
- Emerging Economies
The third semester will take place abroad at one of our partner universities. There‘s also the opportunity to do an internship before spending the semester abroad. The program ends with a Master-Thesis, often written in cooperation with a company. Upon completion of all program parts, the Master‘s Degree is awarded.
You can acquire another specialized Master‘s Degree at one of our partner universities as part of the Dual Degree program. To obtain this degree, you will spend two semesters abroad. Over 20 programs at the following universities are available: National Taiwan Normal University (TW), Florida International University (US), Boston University (US), Bond University (AU), SKEMA Business School (FR), Regent‘s University London (GB).
The MBS lecturers and professors not only know the business world from books - on the contrary: It is part of the MBS teaching philosophy that only experts experienced in everyday business life teach current and practice-oriented content and methods. The course "Business Project" is one example for the practical relevance of the Master study program. It grants you the opportunity to implement a specific economic project in cooperation with a company. Thus, the acquired knowledge is applied and expanded to a specific case. All groups receive coaching from an MBS professor throughout the entire duration of the 8-month project period.
The primary focus is on the instruments of internal and external accounting, including tax accounting. Essential elements of the curriculum include basic rules of depiction, incentive effects and the information content of diverse instruments, the analysis of accounting data and impact analysis.
Financial accounting and auditing, international financial accounting, controlling and tax accounting
Attractive career prospects await graduates in management functions and in the specialist departments of corporations as well as, and above all, in jobs with specialized service providers (auditing, tax and management consultancy, among others). Core competencies in accounting are moreover required for the wide-ranging and highly diverse professional profiles of the finance sector (corporate banking, investment banking, financial analysis and the like).
"The profound knowledge of controlling, operational accounting and business taxation is a vital and universal component of efficient business administration." Michael Overesch, Professor and Director of the Department of Financial Accounting and Business Taxation
Management decisions in the energy sector require profound understanding of the sector’s technical, economic, legal, and entrepreneurial peculiarities. Climate change, economic changes, public opinion, technological progress and regulation shape and limit the entrepreneurial leeway, but also offer often unforseen chances and opportunities. The industry therefore requires broadly skilled individuals who are experts in the field.
The master programme is taught over a period of three semesters. The first semester covers the technical, economic, entrepreneurial and legal foundations for management decisions in the energy sector; the second semester deepens this view and looks at business practises, primarily of grid-based utilities, and investment; the third semester broadens the view while simultaneously focusing on practise according to student’s individual interests. All semesters include lectures, tutorials, seminars as well as excursions, online materials related to practice and extracurricular activities. The master thesis due in the third semester concludes the programme.
This module deepens student’s knowledge of energy technologies and systems in the framework of today’s changing world.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Müller-Kirchenbauer
This module presents the economic basics for the understanding of energy markets and their regulation, the framework for operational Energy Management.
Prof. Dr. Georg Erdmann
This module presents the foundations of business and discusses basic tools and applications in the context of the Energy industry.
Prof. Dr. Dodo zu Knyphausen-Aufseß
4. Energy Law
This module presents the legal framework of today’s Energy Markets on the global scale, the EU plane and Germany.
Prof. Dr. Dr. Dres. h.c. Franz Jürgen Säcker
5. Energy Grids
This module deals with the technical and managerial challenges of grid management in a changing energy environment, with a focus on transformation processes between different forms and sources of energy and the novel developments in demand response, IT, and metering.
Prof. Dr. Kai Strunz
This module looks at energy infrastructure from a financial point of view. Grids, storage facilities and power plants are large-scale long-term investments of national, if not international, scope and importance. How are such projects financed, how can they be insured, how can their risk be assessed, etc.
Prof. Dr. Christian von Hirschhausen
This module looks at energetic aspects of enterprises and the implications of the changing energy landscape for industrial organisations. How to engineer efficiency and manage engineering efficiently, given changing energy markets and legal conditions?
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Müller-Kirchenbauer
8a.Efficiency (compulsory elective)
In this sub-module, students look at physical projects and products such as buildings, plants, city planning, etc. and apply the knowledge gained in prior modules in practise.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Müller-Kirchenbauer
8b. Technology and Innovation Management (compulsory elective)
In this sub-module students look at innovations, team building, management processes, administrative, financial or theoretical issues in a specific practical context.
Prof. Dr. Jan Kratzer
9. Master thesis
Individual topics, individual supervisors.