The Master's programme comprises four semesters (two years) and concludes with a Master of Science. The focus of the degree programme is on the business learning processes, which you can enhance individually with a specialisation in business administration and economics, business informatics or sustainability management. The degree programme prepares you for responsible and versatile positions in companies, in public administration or in research. On the following page you can find out more about the programme content, the course of study and the application process.

enlarge the image: A lecturer in the Master's degree programme in Business Education and Management Training.
A lecturer in the Master's degree programme in Business Education and Management Training. Photo: Christian Hüller / Leipzig University, SUK

Master of Science in Business Education and Management Training

Building on a Bachelor's degree with a focus on Business and Economics, the degree programme teaches advanced business education skills and knowledge. The degree programme enables graduates to take on responsible, pedagogically accentuated specialist and management tasks in companies, in vocational education and training institutions and in research institutions. The programme focuses on the dynamic structure of vocational education and training at the interface between business and education. You will deal with the central content of vocational and business education and can specialise individually in the following related disciplines:

  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Business Informatics
  • Sustainability Management

Instead of specialising, you can also take the modules freely according to your interests.

  • Completed qualification: Master of Science
  • Accreditation: accredited within the framework of the System accreditation accreditation of Leipzig University
  • Standard period of study: 4 semesters
  • Volume: 120 credit points
  • Start: Winter semester
enlarge the image: Structure of the degree programme
Structure of the degree programme

The Master's degree programme in Business Education and Management Training is modularised and follows a clear structure. Here compulsory modules with a total of 30 credit points and compulsory elective modules with a total of 40 credit points must be completed. The compulsory elective area is divided into a narrow compulsory elective area 1 (10 LP), in which one of a range of three modules is compulsory, as well as a broad compulsory elective area 2 (30 LP), from which students can choose from a wide range of business administration, economics, business informatics modules as well as modules from the area of sustainability management. In addition, there is also a 30 credit point free elective area in which any Master's modules from Leipzig University can be studied. The recommended study schedule including a module overview structured according to focal points can be downloaded here.

Students of this degree programme have the option of certification a specialisation in one of the areas of "Business Administration", "Economics", "Business Informatics" or "Sustainability Management" if they complete the corresponding modules in the elective compulsory area 2 as well as a corresponding thematically oriented Master's thesis.

Application requirements

  • Bachelor's degree predominantly containing business and economic content
  • Language skills: English B2, German C1
  • Selection Procedure

Please refer to the Application section for the relevant application deadlines.

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