M.A. Business and Law in International Markets

Anglo-American University

Application deadline: Any time of the year
Tuition fee:
  • € 5,100 / Year (EEA)
  • € 5,100 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: October  2014, February  2015
Credits: 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time
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Description

Join a professional class of students who have prepared themselves to be leaders and strategic decision makers in international business. Today’s markets require more than business savvy, and that’s why AAU’s Master of Arts in Business and Law in International Markets program guides students through an exceptional, interdisciplinary curriculum.
Students will become decisive thinkers in economics, finance, international business law and management. AAU knows that the most versatile business students today will be the best decision makers tomorrow.

Contents

The program requires 120 ECTS credits (60 US credits) and may be completed by full-time students in two years.

Required Courses in Economics and Finance

Code / Course / ECTS Credits / US Credits

  • ECO500 International Economics - Trade and Competitiveness - 6 /3
  • ECO620 Political Economy of European Integration -6 /3
  • ECO640 Organizational Theory and Design -6/ 3
  • FIN510 International Finance -6 /3
  • FIN541 Corporate Finance in Global Environments -6/ 3
  • POL580 International Political Economy -6/ 3

Required Courses in Business Administration

Code / Course / ECTS Credits / US Credits

  • MGT510 Management and Communication in Global Environments -6 /3
  • MGT641 Business Strategies and Global Competition -6/ 3
  • MGT681 International Operations Management -6/ 3

Required Courses in Law

Code / Course / ECTS Credits / US Credits

  • LBS510 Business Law -6 /3
  • LBS540 Law of Business Contracts- 6/ 3
  • LBS610 EU Law -6 /3
  • LBS640 Protection of Economic Competition -6 /3

Thesis

  • MGT700 Thesis Seminar -6 /3

Electives

Code / Course / ECTS Credits / US Credits

  • ACC511 International Accounting and Reporting -6/3
  • BUS649 Internship -6/ 3
  • CIS561 Management Information Systems -6 /3
  • ECO512 East Asian Markets: China and Japan -6 /3
  • ECO562 Economics of Transition, Restructuring and Development -6 /3
  • ECO570 Public Economics -6 /3
  • ECO565 Environmental Economics -6 /3
  • FIN640 Banking-6 /3
  • FIN660 Financial Risk Management -6/ 3
  • FRE100 French I -6/ 3
  • FRE200 French I-6 /3
  • LBS550 Labor Law- 6 /3
  • LBS641 European Consumer Protection Law-6 /3
  • LBS642 Protection of Intellectual Property-6/3
  • MGT535 Entrepreneurship-6 /3
  • MGT551 Human Resource Management in International Environments-6/ 3
  • MGT566 Methods of Business Negotiation and Dispute Resolution-6/ 3
  • MGT580 Sustainable Enterprise Management-6/ 3
  • MGT631 Global Strategy: Innovations and Design-6 /3
  • MGT682 Global Sourcing Operations -6 /3
  • MKT518 International Marketing-6/ 3
  • MKT675 Marketing Research and Global Markets Analysis -6/ 3
  • Special Topics -6 /3

Final Exams

In order to graduate, students must pass a final, State Examination conducted by a panel of faculty, including one thesis opponent.

State exams consisting of the presentation and defense of an original master’s thesis, and an oral examination based on required subjects in economics, finance, management, and law.

Study Abroad

AAU actively participates in the ERASMUS/SOCRATES exchange program with over 30 EU university partners. Additional exchanges exist with universities in North America, Australia, and Asia. These exchange programs enable students to partially complete their studies in another country. Ask your advisor for more information on what ERASMUS opportunities might apply for this program.

Requirements

To apply for a master's degree program at Anglo-American University, applicants must submit a complete Application Form and all documents listed below:

  • Notarized copy of an bachelor’s undergraduate degree;
  • Essay
  • Official transcript confirming accredited undergraduate degree
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Application fee of 500 CZK*
  • Any of the minimum qualifying English language test scores below (applies to non-native English speakers only):
    • TOEFL (550 on paper-based test, 213 on computer-based, 80 on Internet-based)
    • CPE (B)
    • IELTS (7)

When the complete application package has been recieved, applicants will be invited to an interview (conducted in person or by phone).

Non-native English speakers meeting all requirements except for English proficiency (TOEFL score 500 - 525) may be provisionally admitted to AAU for one semester, after a successful interview; full acceptance is subject to the student's score in an English language test at the end of the first semester.

Applicants who do not meet the required language test score can be accepted into our one-semester Intensive Academic English Program.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 7
TOEFL paper-based test score : 550
TOEFL iBT® test: 80

Funding

Merit-based Scholarship

Conditions

  1. Merit-based Scholarships are awarded to students who have already completed at least 48 ECTS credits or 24 US credits at AAU, for BA (Hons) in Comparative Business Law the requirement is 50 ECTS or 100 UK credits.
  2. Merit-based Scholarship GPA is calculated cumulatively since the beginning of the studies of the program at AAU.
  3. Merit-based Scholarship is awarded to students who have taken at least 4 courses the previous semester at AAU.
  4. Students who register for the next semester prior to the end of the current semester are assigned the tuition that does not yet reflect the Merit-based Scholarship. This is calculated after the grades are in. Eligible students that have already paid the tuition will be given either the financial refund or tuition credit for future studies depending on their choice.

NOTE: The Merit-based Scholarship does not apply to the MBA program.

Award

GPA 3.9+
3.8+
3.7+
3.6+
3.5+ Award 100%
70%
50%
30%
10%

Need-based Scholarship

On very limited basis Anglo-American University may provide financial assistance to students in unexpected and extraordinary hardship. If situation like this rises student needs to apply in writing to the Provost with detailed explanation of the situation. The Provost will set up a commitee to address the situation. If the commitee feels that the circumstances justify the application it passes it to the President with its recommendation for final approval.

Roma Scholarship

Anglo-American University awards a yearly full scholarship to two Roma applicants that fulfill the admissions requirements. To keep the scholarship students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. These scholarships must be applied for during the admissions process.
Refugee Scholarship

Anglo-American University awards a yearly full scholarship to one applicant with refugee status in the Czech Republic that fulfills the admissions requirements. To keep the scholarship student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. This scholarship must be applied for during the admissions process.

Scholarship for Students with Physical Disabilities

Anglo-American University is happy to offer a yearly full scholarship to one student with disabilities. To keep the scholarship student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or. This scholarship must be applied for during the admissions process. Please be aware that the Anglo-American University campus is not wheelchair accessible.

Alumni Scholarship

These scholarships are offered to graduates of any programs of Anglo-American University, Anglo-American College, The New Anglo-American College in Prague and Anglo-American Institute of Liberal Studies. They apply to the first year only.

GPA 3.8+
3.7–3.79
3.5–3.69
3.4–3.49
3.0–3.39 Award 50%
40%
30%
20%
10%

Alumni MBA Scholarship

MBA students are not eligible for any of the stipends above. Anglo-American University, however, offers annually 4 MBA stipends in the amount of 100 000 CZK to its alumni. Selection is based on the GPA solely. The scholarship must be applied for during the admissions process.

Special Scholarships

Anglo-American University offers other special scholarships which are – following their approval at the President’s Collegium - announced on an ad hoc basis.

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Accreditation

The M.A. in Business and Law in International Markets was accredited by the Czech Republic Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports on February 17, 2009 (code number N6227 – 6208T172) thereby qualifying graduates to apply for postgraduate study programs at private and public universities in the Czech Republic and other EU countries, the United States, Canada, and many other countries around the world.

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