Core modules make up 50% of the program workload. They deliver key specialist and methodological skills and knowledge. Students must earn at least 90 ECTS credits of this type, of which 84 must be from compulsory core modules. There are also elective core modules available, which develop advanced skills in both specializations.
Around 30% of the modules are project modules, in which challenging real-life problems are being discussed (39 ETCS minimum). In the project modules, students acquire project management as well as written and oral communication skills through individual and group assignments. It is a step-by-step preparation for senior positions in global companies with English as the corporate language.
10% of the modules are related modules. They give students an opportunity to familiarize themselves with themes from a larger disciplinary context and to develop specific specialist skills (15 ECTS minimum).
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The remaining 10% are supplementary modules, which cover non-specialist skills and knowledge and empower students to consider their expertise and decision-making in a societal, cultural, ethical and economic context (15 ECTS minimum).
Students successfully complete the program if they have earned at least 180 credit points (ECTS – European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System). One credit corresponds to approximately 25 to 30 hours of study (e.g., lectures, exams, assessed assignments, preparation and rectification).