Master of Arts # Business and Organisation
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You want to get promoted to senior management or combine work and master studies? With our Master of Arts “Business and Organisation” we offer a two-year study course that enables you to meet future challenges as senior manager of a company. For this degree program, you can choose between full-time, distance learning and dual study.
Special focus is placed on the transmission of practical knowledge that helps you to identify problems within the company and to solve them by means of adequate measures and tools. In the current context of globalization this also requires considering ethnical and cultural aspects within a company and understanding the international environment in which a company acts.

Program and duration

This degree program is organized as a two-year program (120 ECTS) and can be started in autumn (October 1st).

The allotted time to complete the degree can be extended according to the individual progress. The duration of studies should not exceed three years. It is possible to switch between the three types of the study model with recognition of previous exam achievements at the beginning of each semester. Detailed information can be found in the examination regulations.

For our distance learning program, we offer three in-class teaching sessions per semester. Participation is recommended. The in-class teaching sessions take place in the HWTK class rooms in Berlin on Saturdays and Sundays.

Schedule of studies MBO dual study
Module catalogue – MBO, dual study
Schedule of studies MBO full-time study
Module catalogue – MBO, full-time study
Schedule of studies MBO distance learning
Module catalogue – MBO, distance learning
Structure – MBO, engl.
Schedule of studies – MBO, engl.
Module catalogue – MBO, engl.


  • Change Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • HR Manager
  • Organizational developer

Admission Requirements

For admission to the master program there are the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of Business Administration (minimum 40% Business Administration training)
  • Finale grade: minimum 3,49 for Bachelor degree or minimum GMAT score of 530
  • Online submission of application documents including CV, letter of motivation and certificates (and in case of a final grade of 3.0 or below: letters of recommendation by two university professors)
  • possible selection interview
  • For candidates being non-native speakers of German: language level C1 in German

If you have any questions concerning admission, do not hesitate to contact our Office of Student Affairs.

Tuition Fees

A degree program at the HWTK University of Applied Sciences is an excellent investment for your future career. Flexibility, personal atmosphere and a compact course of study are just a few of the many advantages we offer.

Further information on tuition fees can be found here.

Study models

For our degree program Business and Organisation you can choose between the following study models:

Distance learning
Full-time study
Dual study

According to your personal goals you can switch between types of studies at the end of the semester. For instance, you can begin a full-time study program and continue your studies in a dual study program.

Places of study

Full-time study: Berlin
Dual study: Berlin
Distance learning: Berlin