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The Master's programme in International Business Management is designed as a 4-semester programme. A total of 120 credits are earned (30 credits per semester). Students are required to study abroad at INSEEC Business School in their third and fourth semesters. At the end of the degree, students prepare an independent Master's thesis to demonstrate the subject-specific knowledge and methodological know-how they acquired, in combination with an internship.

1) Core Course (Minor)

The research methods module (6 credits), to be completed in the 1st semester, serves to teach students specific research methods which are to be applied n the Master’s thesis. In this way, this module aims to strengthen students' skills when it comes to applying quantitative methods.

2) Electives (Minor)

The modules of Module Group I (54 credits), to be completed in the 1st and 2nd semesters, teach students in-depth practical skills, as well as the ability to develop and optimise solutions. The modules in this group deliberately cover the full range of topics in business administration in order to continue to expose graduates to a broad array of careers. They are supplemented by modules focusing on economics and on law and economics, as well as interdisciplinary modules. These modules are designed to empower students to understand aspects of business administration in the context of economics, to explain the legal framework for economic activity across national boundaries and to develop cultural skills with the aim of being able to understand systems, institutions and history which differ from those in their own culture. The supplementary modules are designed to give students the ability to combine the subject matter in their business administration courses with questions and methods in related disciplines. 

3) Core Course (Major)

The "Core Courses (Major)", which is taken during the 3rd semester, serves to deepen knowledge in the field of strategic management (management and strategy). The area of "Electives (Major): International Business" serves to specialize in this part of business administration. It enables students to focus on issues related to the globalization of the economy. Students acquire the theoretical and practical tools that are essential for understanding current issues in business, economics and international relations. LP),. These are compulsory courses.

The area of "Electives (Major): Supply Chain & Purchasing" serves the specialization in this subarea of business administration. Supply chain in companies aims to control all logistic flows. This concept integrates all actors along the value chain - from suppliers to customers. The Procurement division purchases goods and services for internal users within the company. In this area, students acquire the ability to comprehensively design and manage the supply chain in companies, in particular to determine quality and services.

The area of "Electives (Major): Corporate Finance" serves the specialization in this subarea of business administration. This section examines the various challenges faced by companies in the field of finance. Students acquire skills in analysis, financial engineering and financial management within the framework of Major Corporate Finance.

The area of "Electives (Major): Strategic Marketing Management" serves to specialise in this part of business administration. This area aims to develop students in their analytical and creative thinking. Students gain an in-depth understanding of digital literacy and acquire various tools used in the decision-making process. In addition, students learn to understand and anticipate market developments in order to define and implement the appropriate strategy.

The "Electives (Major): Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management" section specializes in this part of business administration. It is intended to provide students with knowledge in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship as well as in the management of environments for the development of innovative enterprises.

The "Electives (Major): Consulting, Technology and Valuation Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management" section specialises in this area of business administration. It is intended to provide students with knowledge of the methods and tools used in management consulting, technology company management and business valuation.

4) Internship & Thesis

In the final module (30 credits), students prepare a Master's thesis with a practical focus while engaging in practical work for a company. The "Internship & Thesis" degree area is intended, on the one hand, to show that the student is able to independently work on a defined problem from the subject area of business administration using scientific methods within a specified period of time. On the other hand, the "Employability Internship", which partly overlaps in time, is intended to provide an insight into fields of activity with a reference to economics, enable the acquisition of additional and key qualifications related to the occupational field and facilitate the transition between studies and occupation. The interlinking of master's thesis and internship serves to answer practice-relevant questions and, if necessary, to research necessary information in the corporate environment.