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Worms University of Applied Sciences

Entreprenеurshiр

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Business Administration, Entrepreneurship
M.A.
Degree
90, 120
ECTS
English
English only
Language
Winter semester: 15 Jun
Summer semester: 15 Dec
Application Deadlines
1.5 - 2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction 
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Course Description


The Master’s degree program in Entrepreneurship (ENT M.A.) is an international and consecutive business administration program in the English language with a strong entrepreneurial focus.

The program offers the opportunity to develop entrepreneurial skills and an entrepreneurial mindset. Students will acquire the skills and knowledge to start their own businesses or to add value to an already established small or medium-sized private or family business. Students will also be empowered to be successful as “entrepreneurs” in corporations after graduation and to master entrepreneurial transformation.

The program offers a practice-oriented curriculum and teaches skills and effective strategies for managing diverse companies and building new businesses. The program promotes and fosters personal development and professional identity in order to develop an entrepreneurial mindset while being able to navigate the global economy.

Lectures will be taught entirely in English. In addition, students will optimize their intercultural skills thanks to the internationality and diversity of the course participants.

Like all other degree programs of the department of IBA, the Master’s degree program in Entrepreneurship offers flexibility in terms of how the program can be completed. Students can opt for the traditional classic program, or alternatively, they may prefer to choose the cooperative program. In addition, it is possible to shorten the standard period of study from 4 semesters to 3 semesters by excluding the placement semester. On successful completion of the program, students will receive a Master’s degree in:

  • 4 semesters with 120 CP, or in
  • 3 semesters with 90 CP.

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor’s degree in:

  • one of the degree programs of the Department of International Business Administration (IBA) at the University of Worms, or
  • a degree program at a university in Germany or abroad with fundamental elements in business or related areas such as economics, business informatics, industrial engineering, business law, or similar. The degree must include modules in the fields of economics or business of at least 30 credit points.

Required ECTS crеdits: 180.

Work Experience

It is possible to shorten the standard period of study from 4 semesters to 3 semesters by excluding the placement semester. These have to be proven by one of the following options:

  • Proof of relevant professional work experience of at least one year after the successful completion of the bachelor's degree and prior to the commencement of the master's degree program. This proof has to be submitted as a certificate from the employer and must include the type, duration, and scope of the employment as well as the main focus of the professional activity, both individually and in total.
  • Proof of a bachelor's degree with at least 210 CP.

The shortening must be notified by the time of registration for the master's thesis.

It is recommended to complete an internship semester as this is where the knowledge gained can be deepened and important contacts for a further career can be made. The duration of 20 weeks ensures a comprehensive insight into the company and the work arеas.

GPA (German System) 3.00
GPA Comment

A final grade of at least 3.0 or equivalent in the local grading systеm.

Additional Qualification

To choose the cooperative alternative, you must provide a valid contract between you and a cooperation partner (company) of the master's degree program Entrepreneurship – cooperative or of the Department of International Business Administration (IBA) at the University of Wοrms.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
IELTS
min 8
TOEFL iBT
min 95
TOEFL ITP
min 645
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
The test results must not be older than two years at the application date. The following exemptions from the language requirement are possible: having a bachelor’s degree from the Department of International Business Administration (IBA) at the University of Worms, a bachelor's degree in an English-language degree program at the University of Worms, or a citizenship or a bachelor's degree in an English-language degree program from one of the following countries: Ireland, Malta, Singapore, South Africa, USA, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Belize, Grenada, Jamaica, Canada, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tuvalu, or the United Kingdom.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Note for foreign certificates: Applicants with a foreign educational qualification are required to pay a processing fee of 25 € following the State Fee Ordinance. Please note that your application will not be processed until the deposit slip is submitted together with the application. The fee must be paid within the application phase, otherwise, your application will not be considered for the selection process.

Location


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Worms University of Applied Sciences

Further Information


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