Pre-Master
BUSINESS MASTER’S FOR LATERAL ENTRANTS
  • Master’s in Business for lateral entry
  • Combined with an MBS master’s program
  • • Duration: 3 months
  • English

NON-CONSECUTIVE MASTER’S IN BUSINESS

Are you looking to enroll on a business-related master’s program – but don’t have a bachelor’s degree in business or economics? The Pre-Master’s course at Munich Business School is a unique, compact preparatory program that enables “lateral entrants” – people with qualifications in other disciplines – to meet the requirements for admission to the business master’s programs at MBS. The Pre-Master’s is an online course comprising a series of live digital sessions. It is taught entirely in English.

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“The Pre-Master’s gave me the necessary tools and contacts to feel confident and shine during my master’s program. It was a demanding program with high expectations, especially for those of us from other disciplines. With genuine commitment, stamina and the right attitude, I successfully switched from classical music to the field of business and finance.”

Angela Ruiz, graduate of the Pre-Master’s program and alumna of the International Business master’s program

 

“Studying a master’s in business despite not having a bachelor’s in business was the right decision for me. Before my master’s program, I had studied teaching in Bamberg. After a few months of intensive learning, I got to grips with the fundamentals of business. It was a very challenging period, but it was definitely worthwhile. I would recommend it to anyone. Trust yourself: you can do it, too!”

Felix Ewald, Head of Marketing and Sales

 

THREE KEY BENEFITS OF CHOOSING TO STUDY AT MUNICH BUSINESS SCHOOL

BUSINESS MASTER’S FOR LATERAL ENTRANTS

This program gives you the opportunity to earn admission to a master’s program in business despite holding an unrelated undergraduate degree.

DIRECT TRANSITION TO A MASTER’S PROGRAM

The Pre-Master’s program is ideally tailored to the master’s programs at MBS. You will finish your Pre-Master’s program in August, so you can start your master’s studies straight after in September.

WIDE RANGE OF MASTER’S PROGRAMS

The Pre-Master’s program will help you meet the entry requirements for the master’s programs in International BusinessInternational Marketing and Brand ManagementInnovation and Entrepreneurship, and Sports Business and Communication.

WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE A NON-CONSECUTIVE MASTER’S PROGRAM?

What is a consecutive master’s?

A consecutive master’s program is a course of study that follows on from a related bachelor’s degree, exploring the subject in more detail. It builds on the content of the bachelor’s degree. A bachelor’s degree in the same subject, or a closely related subject, is therefore an admission requirement for a consecutive master’s.

Example: You studied business at undergraduate level, earned your bachelor’s degree, and would now like to enroll on the master’s program in International Marketing and Brand Management at MBS.

What is a non-consecutive master’s?

A non-consecutive master’s program is a course of study that does not directly follow on from a related bachelor’s degree and instead covers other, unrelated topics. It does not build on the content of the bachelor’s degree. Admission to a non-consecutive master’s therefore only requires a bachelor’s degree; the subject does not matter.

Example: You studied IT at undergraduate level, earned your bachelor’s degree, and would now like to enroll on the master’s program in International Business at MBS.

What is a Pre-Master’s?

A Pre-Master’s is a preparatory course that enables students with a bachelor’s degree to meet the requirements for a master’s in a different subject. It covers the fundamentals, providing the skills and knowledge students need to keep pace with classmates who already have existing knowledge of business studies.

Example: You studied IT at undergraduate level, earned your bachelor’s degree, and would now like to enroll on the master’s program in International Business at MBS. The Pre-Master’s program helps you to meet the admission requirements for master’s-level study.

What are the admission requirements for the Pre-Master’s program?

Applicants to the Pre-Master’s program must have an above-average university degree in any subject area, awarded by a state-recognized university. In addition, applicants must have excellent English skills (TOEFL iBT min. 85/IELTS 6.5/ELS 112) as the program is taught entirely in English.

What is the application process for the Pre-Master’s?

The two-stage application process for the Pre-Master’s program at Munich Business School comprises a written application and a face-to-face interview. Applications for the Pre-Master’s program are only accepted in conjunction with an application for a master’s program at MBS.

Master’s in International Business

Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Master's in International Marketing and Brand Management

Master’s in Sports Business and Communication



IN BRIEF: MASTER’S STUDY AT MBS

Degree

Pre-Master’s

Duration of study

The program takes three months of full-time study (May–August)

Place of study

Live online sessions (Pre-Master’s program)
Munich (Master’s programs)

Fees

EUR 6,500 for the Pre-Master’s
plus EUR 8,000 per semester for the master’s program

Recognition

MBS master’s programs are state-recognized and certified. 

Application

You can apply at any time!

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JOBS IN BUSINESS: A WIDE RANGE OF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AWAITS YOU

After your master’s degree, you will be able to work in many different areas. We recommend giving thought to your preferred career before starting the Pre-Master’s program, so that you can choose suitable concentrations during your master’s program.

Marketing Manager

If you aspire to a career in marketing, we recommend you choose our International Business master’s program with the International Marketing concentration or our International Marketing and Brand Management master’s program. Studying one of these courses will teach you how to engage and excite customers with the right marketing messages – and persuade them to purchase a product or service.

Digitalization Project Manager

If you would like to work in project management and digitalization in the future, we recommend our International Business master’s program with the Digital Business Management concentration. Studying this course will teach you how to drive forward digitalization projects and achieve lasting results.

Interested? Submit a non-binding application today!

Innovation and Entrepreneurship
MASTER’S
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
International Marketing and Brand Management
MASTER’S
International Marketing and Brand Management
Sports Business and Communication
MASTER’S
Sports Business and Communication
International Business
MASTER’S
International Business

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Studienberater MBS: Uttamdeep Kaur, B.A.
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