Introductory Phase

The master's degree program Business Administration has an introductory phase comprising 8 ECTS. The objective of this module is to refresh business and methodical contents and therefore offer a preparation for the specialization phase. Since admission to the master's program after graduating from a different bachelor's degree program is now facilitated in the new curriculum, the introduction shall also guarantee a consistent level of knowledge across all students. 

The introductory phase is not an obligatory prerequisite for the following modules of the program, however, it is recommended to complete the introduction at the beginning of the studies. 

Business Contents (4 ECTS)

Students choose 2 out of the following lectures:

  • VO Management I - Marketing (2 ECTS)
  • VO Management I - Organization and Personnel (2 ECTS)
  • VO Management II - Production, Logistics and Supply Chain Management (2 ECTS)
  • VO Management II - Finance (2 ECTS) 
  • VO Accounting (2 ECTS)
  • VO Business Law (2 ECTS) 

Recommended lectures for Major/Minor

  • Financial Accounting: VO Accounting, VO Business Law
  • Controlling: VO Accounting
  • Banking and Finance: VO Accounting
  • Economic Law: VO Business Law
  • All other Majors/Minors: Management I + II 

Methods (4 ECTS)

Students choose 1 out of the 2 lectures offered:

  • VO Decision and Game Theory (4 ECTS)
  • VO Econometrics and Statistics (4 ECTS) 

Recommended lectures for Major/Minor

  • Controlling, Organization and Personnel, Public and Non-Profit Management, Smart Production & Supply Chain Management, Banking and Finance, Economics, Operations Research: 
    VO Decision and Game Theory
  • (International) Marketing, Strategic Management, Economic Sociology: 
    VO Econometrics and Statistics
  • All other Majors/Minors: depending on personal interests