The master programme Business Administration consists of 120 ECTS- (European Credit Transfer System) Points and is designed as a 4-semester full-time programme. It is a consecutive master degree based on a bachelor degree within the field of business administration.
The Core and Advanced Section, which contains 18 credit points, will cover methodical basics of the respective major.
The Specialisation Section teaches major-specific basics and, in addition, advanced skills within the same area. This section consists of 48 credit points.
The Supplementary Section serves as an additional section to develop a more specific profile – either by deepening and specialising or by diversifying knowledge. Further modules from business administration as well as from social sciences or economics are available to students. This area covers 24 credit points.
Detailed information concerning the curricular design is available on our homepage in the area of “study”.
Double Master' s Porgramme completely taught in english: https://www.wiso.uni-koeln.de/en/studies/master/double-masters-programmes/business-administration/
The University of Cologne also launches the 2-year MSc in International Management, integrating the CEMS Master in International Management (MIM) during the 2nd year of the study programme. The Cologne MIM is fully delivered in English and includes one term abroad at one of the CEMS Universities.https://www.wiso.uni-koeln.de/de/studium/master/international-management-cems-mim/
A supply chain consists of a string of companies. The major in SCM addresses the relevant intra- and cross-company issues in seeking to solve the manifold challenges of global supply chain management. In the process, field-tested concepts as well as the latest scientific findings are conveyed in a practice-oriented way. Many modules are offered in the English language.
Strategy development, logistics and production management, purchasing, service management, intra- and cross-company planning, optimization and controlling
The major in Supply Chain Management is directed at future executives in, for example, the fields of business consultancy (strategic, operative and IT), product and project management, development, purchasing, logistics, production and services.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
A supply chain is made up of a range of companies. The Major in Supply Chain Management (SCM) covers the in-company and inter-company factors that are key to solving the plethora of challenges involved in managing global supply chains. You learn about established solutions as well as the latest research findings and how they can be applied in practice. Many modules are delivered in English.
Strategy development, logistics and production management, purchasing, customer service management, internal and inter-company planning, optimisation and management accounting.
The SCM major is aimed at future managers in areas such as business consulting (strategic, operational and IT), product and project management, development, purchasing, logistics, production and customer Service.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Book IELTS
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
You need the following GPA score:
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The requirements must be fulfilled until the application deadline:
The following degrees are deemed equivalent:
Overall grade of at least 2.7 (German grade) in the Bachelor’s degree
Fulfilment of the following subject-related requirements
At least 78 ECTS credits in the field of Business Administration and Economics
Language requirements: German (e.g. DSH2; DSH3) and Englisch (level B2 CEF) language skills: https://www.wiso.uni-koeln.de/en/studies/application/application-procedure-for-masters-programmes/language-skills/
The following criteria are applied to the selection of applicants:
The above criteria are used to determine a score for each candidate. Study places are subsequently allotted according to an applicant’s position on the ranking list.
incl. public transport ticket for each current semester.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Tuition fees are paid by German Government.
Only semester fees incl. public transport ticket for each current semester.
More information about funding can be found here: http://www.wiso.uni-koeln.de/en/studies/study/organizing-your-studies/financing/
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