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2023 FEBRUARY

Accredited BA and MA degree programs in
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Tourism

from 2023 February at

Budapest Metropolitan University

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Application process

1. PROGRAM SELECTION

Choose the most suitable program from our Bachelor’s and Master’s program portfolio in the fields of business, communication and tourism. 

2. Documents

Collect all documents needed for the application process.

3. Registration

Start your application by registering to our dedicated online system, pay the50 registration fee and upload all necessary documents. 

4. INTERVIEW & TESTS

Prepare for the online interview and tests while we check your documentsclick to find out more about the requirements based on your program! 

5. FINALIZE APPLICATION

Congrats! After the successful interview and tests, you can finalize your application by transfering the €100 enrolment fee. 

6. VISA

The final step before starting your studies is getting your visa and residence permit. 

With our detailed 6-step application guide, you can get everything in one place: checklist of the neccessary documents, language and maths requirements, and all information about our interview, tests, and getting your visa. Let us uide you through the application procedure! 

To be able to start your studies in Budapest, you will need a special student visa entitling you to a Hungarian residence permit. With our Visa Assistance Package, we help you go through this application process successfully! 

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Communication and Media Studies

Bachelor's degree program

English

6 semesters

Communication and the media have become an integral part of our everyday life. They are not only indispensable for work but they play an essential role in almost every activity imaginable. The latest developments in technology provide an opportunity for an immediate reaction to any event. Therefore, new applications, such as Web 2.0 based technology, are of paramount importance for us. Our creativity-focused subjects play an important role to build a professional portfolio for our students Our aim is to transfer the in-depth knowledge and skills needed to understand and master the constantly evolving tools of communication in a spirit that enables graduates to use the novel means of communication and the media in a responsible way preparing students to face any future challenges. 

Highlights of the program

Why choose this program?

  • journalist, editor, press officer, spokesperson  
  • mid-level management position in PR,  
  • advertising and marketing  
  • salesperson, event organizer  
  • international affairs officer 
  • Teaching creative communication: writing, speaking and problem-solving skills; development of critical thinking and negotiating abilities; learning techniques of assertiveness.  
  • Social media teaching: understanding the new type of communications and the radical changes of social media publicity and conscious usage of it; features of social networks.  
  • Project-based education: providing the opportunity for students to experience teamwork and active creativity.  
  • Learning to use media tools.  
  • Integrated approach

Specialization

What can you study during the semesters?

  • Integrated media  
  • International Communication

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International Relations

Bachelor's degree program

English

6 semesters

Our program offers a truly global approach to international political and social challenges. With courses that reflect the increasingly multicultural and globalized nature of the contemporary world order, it brings together students from all over the world to study and discuss the most pressing contemporary political issues from perspectives reflecting the diversity of today’s world. The broad foundations in many disciplines from political science to history, from law to economics, from communication to research and analysis, gives our graduates a clear advantage in our complex and fast-paced world. Armed with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and make use of the inner logic of global relations, our students are able to anticipate the direction in which the world develops, and to draw on the opportunities these changes bring, whether in official interstate relations, international business or civil society. 

Highlights of the program

Why choose this program?

  • Officers and diplomats in the state sector  
  • Actors in the business sector servicing the needs of actors in global governance  
  • Analysts in think tanks and policy advisors  
  • Public administration employees  
  • NGO and international NGO sector employees  
  • Officers in international organizations  
  • Members of transnational advocacy groups  
  • Employees of transnational private regulators 
  • Introduction to International Relations,
  • Diplomacy,
  • International Organizations,
  • International Law,
  • History of Modern International Relations,
  • International Systems in World History,
  • Global Cultural Anthropology,
  • Political Science,
  • Political Philosophy,
  • Comparative Politics,
  • Basics of Law,
  • Sociology,
  • Microeconomics,
  • Macroeconomics,
  • International Economics,
  • Globalization and World Economic Regions,
  • Applied Statistics,
  • European Integration,
  • International Protocol and Etiquette,
  • Regional Studies (China, Russia, United States, etc.),
  • Academic Writing,
  • Research Methodology,
  • Informatics,
  • Skills Training
  •  

Specialization

What can you study during the semesters?

The specialization trains international politics professionals who are able to combine effective analytical and decision-making skills, ethical integrity and cutting-edge communication techniques, and who therefore can easily find their way in the 21st century world of diplomacy and international economic relations. Courses in the specialization offer insights into security policy and regional studies, foreign policy analysis, the ethical dilemmas of international politics, and up-to-date communication practices in diplomacy and other fields of international communication. The specialization includes a model diplomacy component modelling the inner workings of international organizations and/or governmental decision-making, offering a chance for students to hone their skills in negotiation, argumentation, critical thinking and political strategy.  The specialization is especially recommended for those seeking to work as diplomats, foreign policy experts, public administration employees or communication professionals.

The specialization prepares professionals in the field of international development cooperation. Apart from having specialized courses in the theory and practice of international development, students acquire the skills necessary to successfully navigate the broader context of international negotiations and economic relations, including familiarity with international business culture and public policy. Students selecting this specialization will also learn how to create, manage, and finance their own projects, and will have the opportunity to put these skills into practice in a semester of project work. 

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Communication and Media Studies

Master's degree program

English

4 semesters

For a successful professional it is an essential tool to have strong communication skills, for a successful professional in the media sciences this is fundamental. The Communication and Media Studies master’s program offers theoretical knowledge with a strong focus on practical and professional skills and competences. Complying with current social and labor market demands, the course integrates the fields of communication theory, media studies, social sciences, political science, sociology, psychology and cultural studies within the field of social sciences offering knowledge of high standard, which can be put to a profitable and practical use in various areas.  

The communication master course offers theoretical knowledge with a strong focus on practical and professional skills and competences. In order to achieve that objective:  

  • The educational program of the course is strongly media-oriented which is based on a thorough grounding in social and behavioral sciences;  

  • Complying with current social and labor market demands, the course integrates the fields of communication theory, media studies, social sciences, political science, sociology, psychology and cultural studies within the field of social sciences offering knowledge of high standard, which can be put to a profitable and practical use in various areas;  

  • The course is planned to include one optional module: International Communication. 

Highlights of the program

Why choose this program?

Graduates may find employment in a wide range of areas within the field of media and culture including mass communication, traditional and electronic media, educational and cultural institutions, publishing houses and non-profit organizations. They may pursue their future career in the distribution networks of cultural products, at convention and event organizing enterprises or local political organizations as well as other regional bodies interested in social communication. 

  • New Media Theory,
  • Theories and Social Functions of Media,
  • Anthropology of Communication,
  • Visual Culture,
  • Representation Theory,
  • Effect Mechanisms of Interpersonal Communication,
  • Media Representation Theory,
  • Theories of Identity and Otherness,
  • Media and Cultural Studies,
  • International Political and Organizational Communication,
  • Foreign Language Communication Techniques

Specialization

What can you study during the semesters?

International Communication
We wish to provide the training of professionals who are able to perform entrepreneurial, networking and managerial tasks based on their comprehensive knowledge and skills gained in the area of mass communication and intercultural communication in addition to their excellent command of two foreign languages used for specific professional purposes.
 

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Business Administration and Management

Bachelor's degree program

English

6+1 semesters

Success has many components. If you want to succeed in business, you should be ready to think big, be capable of comprehending far-reaching processes and have analytical, organizational and managerial skills in order to deliver business results. This is inconceivable without up-to-date knowledge and effective management and communication training. Our courses prepare our students to meet any business challenge imaginable. In addition to receiving a thorough grounding in economics, students will also learn how to make powerful presentations, handle business negotiations, organize events and write press releases. We teach you how to compete to succeed in a professional environment, how to develop winning strategies and how to realize your business goals.  

Highlights of the program

Why choose this progam?

  • We demonstrate the best business practices through the analysis of industry-related case studies.  
  • Our students have the opportunity to practice their skills in a simulated business environment.  
  •  Our strategic partnership with the Young Entrepreneurs Association Hungary provides our students with opportunities for networking and gaining professional experience. 

Specialization

What can you study during the semesters?

  • Financial Management 
  • Global Marketing

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Commerce and Marketing

Bachelor's degree program

English

6+1 semesters

Marketing is essential in every aspect of life – we are surrounded by brands which influence our decisions, and in some situations, we can only be successful if we learn how to sell our personal brand. Commerce and Marketing provides fundamental business and economic skills that offer an unrivalled range of possible career and further education paths. Students can develop their skills during practical trainings in small groups under the guidance of recognized industry experts. The fields of marketing, PR, advertising and communication are all open pathways for our graduates. 

Stucture of the program

What can you study during the semesters?

The first and the second semester will focus on understanding the economic, social, and technological environment, while you will also learn about basics of marketing. 

In the third and fourth semester, you will continue to learn about the world of business and marketing, and get familiar with different fields of marketing, for example, Integrated Marketing Communications and Market research. 

The fifth and sixth semester involves your specialization, with areas like Public Relations, advertising, marketing strategy, digital marketing, event marketing or content marketing.

The seventh and last semester is dedicated to your degree thesis and internship. 

Specialization

What can you study during the semesters?

This specialization will prepare you to become a useful member of advertising and PR agencies, or to work for small, medium, and large companies in marketing-related positions. Your studies will be practice-oriented: you will learn how to produce a wide range of advertising and PR materials in practice. We put strong emphasis on new techniques and tools: you will learn not only the basics of digital marketing, but also about new media, or latest marketing trends like content marketing. 

This specialization will give you a deeper insight into the international aspects of marketing. During your studies, you will learn about specialties of the international market, and the economic, social, and technological environment. Practicing several skills is also part of the curriculum: you will learn about the process of preparing and making decisions about communication and marketing through different tasks and projects. 

 

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Master of Business Administration

Master's degree program

English

4 semesters

Highlights of the program

Why choose this program?

When designing the innovative curriculum for the two-year-long MBA program, we incorporated the most cutting edge theoretical and practical knowledge and skills that encompass all areas and sectors of business. In addition to the important foundational courses (e.g. Economic Policy, Research Methodology, Qualitative Methods, Business Economics, Business Law, etc.), we have included other essential skills (e.g. Modern Corporate Finance, Financial Analysis, Strategic Management, etc.) and have included a sharp focus on leadership development. 

The subjects we offer have an emphasis on practical skills. After thoroughly understanding the fundamentals of business, students will be exposed to a diversity of experiential learning through practical examples, case studies, and hands-on projects. These experiences allow students to master the skills necessary to become confident and successful business professionals. In addition to our excellent PhD instructors, subjects are taught by renowned national and international experts such as Konrad Wetzker from Germany, Dragan Ilić from Serbia, and Stanley Allen Ward from the United States. 

  • Manager at companies of all sizes (SMS, multinational) and industries (manufacturing, service provision, public sector)
  • Leader of one’s own company  
  • Independent economic expert

Specialization

What can you study during the semesters?

Students selecting the Finance Specialization will gain a deep understanding of macro- and micro-level finance. This specialization will provide students with the knowledge and skills that are essential components of the functional and strategic operation of companies. 

Core subjects: Corporate Finance and Financial Strategies, Taxation, International Financial Management, etc. 

The Management Specialization offers students the opportunity to gain comprehensive and thorough management skills. Students selecting the Management Specialization will get acquainted with the typical processes and characteristics of the individual functional areas of corporations, including the methods to manage these various areas. Graduates will be able to fully comprehend and manage the work of complex organizational units and organizations.  

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Marketing

Master's degree program

English

4 semesters

Marketing is an exciting and diverse world. In this master’s program we present the newest trends of the profession in order to provide a deeper understanding of marketing processes and an overview of the latest developments. In addition, you get a perspective that prepares you to adapt to the ever-changing business environment quickly and creatively and find the most appropriate solutions in accordance with the brand and the target group. 

Highlights of the program

Why choose this progam?

  • After laying the theoretical foundations, we facilitate your understanding of contexts through case studies and practical examples and enable you to think in complex systems and marketing processes. 

  • You can expand your knowledge with unique elective subjects, including Coursera online courses. such as Direct Marketing, Influencer Marketing, Country Branding, Copywriting and Sports Marketing

  • You can spend one semester at our Erasmus partners, including IPAM The Marketing School in Portugal, or ESIC Business & Marketing School in Spain. 

  • In addition to METU educators, you will learn from practical experts who are renowned representatives of their profession.
  • Senior professional at the commerce and marketing departments of multinational companies
  • Salesperson, sales professional 
  • Senior professional at advertising and PR agencies, consulting companies 
  • Head of your own agency 
  • Freelancer marketing professional

Specialization

What can you study during the semesters?

Integrated Marketing Communications
In this specialization you can learn about the fields of expertise that may provide useful support in your future work successes. We prepare you for all the important professional challenges from PR to online and social media marketing.
 

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Management and leadership

Master's degree program

English

4 semesters

To be a chief executive of any organization is a complex challenge, let it be a small enterprise or a large one or organization in the public sector. Managing any of them requires an expert in analyzing, planning, coordinating, solving conflicts and problems, sustaining workflow. We present this approach to our students, so they can cope with all areas of business management, and turn into true leaders of enterprises, all on a professional level.  

Highlights of the program

Why choose this progam?

  • Management consultant  
  • Project manager  
  • Businessman  
  • Manager of own business  
  • Business manager  
  • Management and Organization Theories,
  • Managerial (Business) Economics,
  • Decision Support Systems, Strategic Management,
  • Innovation and Knowledge Management,
  • Controlling Systems,
  • Change and Crisis Management,
  • The Structure and Operation of Counselling Agencies,
  • Counselling Methods and Techniques,
  • Management of Counselling Projects,
  • Negotiating Techniques and Conflict Resolution  

Specialization

What can you study during the semesters?

  • Management Consulting

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Tourism and catering

Bachelor's degree program

English

6+2 semesters

Tourism is one of the most culturally interesting and economically important subjects in the world and Budapest is one of Europe’s most vibrant tourism destinations. Consequently, it is the perfect place to study Tourism and to enjoy what the city has to offer. 

This Bachelor’s program offers a thorough grounding in business and the most important subjects in Tourism. These include Attractions Management and Experience Design, Catering and Gastronomy, Tourism Destination Management, Hotel Management and Tourism Marketing. In addition, specializations are offered in International Hotel Management and in Health Tourism because Budapest is known as the Spa Capital of the world. Visits are made to hotels and spas and lecturers are invited from industry to deliver courses. At Budapest Metropolitan University we place emphasis on developing students’ practical and vocational skills as well as their academic ones. Many courses use project-based learning and we also guide students through the process of building their own Portfolio through our myBRAND approach.  

Highlights of the program

What can you study during the semesters?

The first few semesters will focus on understanding the economic, social, and technological environment, to give you a solid basis as a future economist. You will also learn about how to establish and manage a company with success. The main focus of your studies will be the basics of trade and marketing, you will learn about the different fields of marketing (advertising, digital marketing, Public Relations, event marketing etc.) through practical examples, case studies, and projects.

  • The first and the second semester will focus on understanding the economic, social, and technological environment, while you will also learn about basics of marketing. 
  • In the third and fourth semester, you will continue to learn about the world of business and marketing, and get familiar with different fields of marketing, for example, Integrated Marketing Communications and Market research. 
  • The fifth and sixth semester involves your specialization, with areas like Public Relations, advertising, marketing strategy, digital marketing, event marketing or content marketing. 
  • The seventh and last semester is dedicated to your degree thesis and internship. 

Specialization

What can you study during the semesters?

This specialization will prepare you to become a useful member of advertising and PR agencies, or to work for small, medium, and large companies in marketing-related positions. Your studies will be practice-oriented: you will learn how to produce a wide range of advertising and PR materials in practice. We put strong emphasis on new techniques and tools: you will learn not only the basics of digital marketing, but also about new media, or latest marketing trends like content marketing. 

This specialization will give you a deeper insight into the international aspects of marketing. During your studies, you will learn about specialties of the international market, and the economic, social, and technological environment. Practicing several skills is also part of the curriculum: you will learn about the process of preparing and making decisions about communication and marketing through different tasks and projects. 

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Tourism management

Master's degree program

English

4 semesters

Budapest is one of the most exciting tourism destinations in the world and the number of international tourists, as well as students, is growing. As well as its beautiful heritage sites and Danube river views, the city is the only capital city in the world which has so many thermal baths or spas, it was nominated as City of Design by UNESCO Creative Cities Network, and the city offers a lively cultural scene and nightlife with its world-famous ’ruin bars’. 

Highlights of the program

Why choose this progam?

  • Economic Policy,
  • Research Methodology,
  • Managerial (Business) Economics,
  • Cultural,
  • Creative and Heritage Tourism,
  • Marketing and Communication Management,
  • Creative Experience Design,
  • Tourism Legislation and Institutions,
  • Strategic Management,
  • Company Finance and Strategy,
  • Tourism Destination Management,
  • Creative Industries,
  • Health Tourism,
  • Wellness and Spas, Controlling Systems,
  • Enterprise Decision Support Systems and Methods,
  • Trends in Tourism Product Development,
  • Heritage Management,
  • ICT and Creative Media,
  • Creative City Development,
  • Sustainable Planning and Development,
  • Event Management 
  •  Tour operators  
  •  Managers of family businesses  
  •  Tourism consultants or advisors  
  •  Event organizers  
  •  Tourism managers of city, rural and regional municipalities  
  •  Managers of local, regional and national tourism  
  •  Animators  
  •  Managers working for health and wellness spas  
  •  Mid- and top-level managers of hotels  
  •  Attraction managers  
  •  Managers in the cultural and creative sectors 

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