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MScManagement and Leadership

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The objective of the programme is to train graduates with a leadership perspective, that will serve as a basis for future leader positions depending on their specialisation.

Students can obtain a master’s degree in one of the following specialisations:
International Management: the aim is to gain a complex insight into the international business life and international economic and market processes and the business culture and customs of other nations as well.
Sustainable Tourism Management: the aim is to train graduates who can manage complex tourism enterprises and destinations responding to the current trends and challenges of the industry, guided by the principles of sustainable tourism development.
Human Resources and Organisation Development Management: focuses on strategic and human aspects of organization development and leadership competencies.
Logistics and Supply Chain Management: the aim is to acquire the necessary competencies for design, operation and improvement of supply chains.
Controlling and Management Decisions Supporting: focuses on the interrelationship between management economics, corporate governance, controlling, accounting and corporate finance.
More information: www.gtk.uni-pannon.hu/en/msc-in-management-and-leadership/

Entry requirements:
Bachelor diploma (or higher), the degree is required in any discipline in which the student has completed at least 30 credits in the field of business, economics, methodology and social sciences.

Application without precondition:
Students with (BA/BSc) degree in Business Administration and Management (or an equivalent degree of higher education) degrees, the credit acceptance is not required.

Application with precondition:
Students holding a degree of any level of higher education (BA/BSc, MA/MSc) except for the above listed programmes need to have at least 30 credit points from their earlier studies, the credit acceptance is required.
Altogether 60 credit points from five study areas are required:
– Methodological knowledge fields (like mathematics, statistics, informatics): 15 credit points
– Economics knowledge fields (like Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Regional Economics, Economics History): 10 credit points
– Business knowledge fields (like business economics, accounting, finance, marketing etc.): 15 credit points
– Social sciences knowledge fields (like Sociology, Psychology, philosophy, etc.): 10 credit points
– Management knowledge fields (like Strategic planning; Controlling; Human resource management, etc.): 10 credit points
The missing credits can be completed during the first year of the program.

B2 level English language certificate (TOEFL/IELTS/ESOL/BEC/ECL/PTE/FCE/CAE/TELC/TOEIC/Euroexam) or Attestation of Language Proficiency in the case of former studies in English.

Entrance exam:

Type of entrance exam:

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Entrance exam description:
After submitting all the necessary application documents online, the applicant takes a professional entrance examination (interview) via Skype organised by the Admission Committee of the Faculty of Business and Economics. The interview assesses the background knowledge, language skills and motivation of the applicants. The results are measured on a scale of 1-100 and the applicants have to score at least 56 points to get admitted.

Ms Tünde Vajda
program administrator

Programme structure

1. and 2. semester: general management and leadership subjects
3. and 4. semester: specialisation subjects and thesis


Career opportunities

Any manufacturing and service company, regardless of its profile, from small and medium-sized enterprises to multinationals (like consulting, IT, financial services, FMCG, energy; public sector)
Depending on the specialisation:

International Management: multinational and transnational companies, agencies of the European
Union; diplomatic institutions and authorities dealing with international affairs

Human Resources and Organisation Development Management: HR department

Sustainable Tourism Management: hotels; tour operators and travel agencies, tourism management organisations and the related ministries

Logistics and Supply Chain Management: companies involved in transport and logistics;

Controlling and Management Decisions Supporting: financial, accounting and controlling departments of companies; financial institutions; economic consultancy firms;

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