MBA vs Master – Which further education suits your career?

MBA vs Master – Which further education suits your career?


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Meet a number of leading business schools and universities at Germany’s exclusive online MBA and Masters events from October 31 to November 3.

Learn more about how to select the right program and speak directly with admissions representatives from Imperial College London, HEC Paris, Copenhagen Business School, and more - and it's all completely free! Spaces are limited, so sign up now. 

Which degree is the right choice for your ambitions and career path?

In these uncertain times investing in your personal development and education can be the right move to position you for further opportunities and to future-proof your career. A postgraduate degree from a renowned school provides you with the skills, network, and qualification to progress in your career.

Masters Degree

A Masters degree is usually a consecutive course that builds on your previous undergraduate degree. The benefit of a Masters is certainly the variety of different programs for many scientific fields.

Graduating with a Masters of Arts or Masters of Science makes you the expert in your field of studies and provides you with the scientific knowledge and foundations. Most students start their Masters program straight after completing their first degree. Thus, you enter the job market with a higher qualification and with a higher entry salary.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is targeted at professionals with, in most cases, a minimum of two years work experience. In contrast to a Masters, the MBA is non-consecutive, meaning that students come not only from business subjects, but many more disciplines. Thus, the MBA classroom is much more diverse in terms of professional backgrounds, industries and experience.

Preparing future leaders and managers, it is a great qualification for employees who are looking at a career change or who aim to acquire the relevant skills. This can be an engineer or IT specialist who will take on the leadership of a team and is in need of not only scientific skills in business and management classes, but also soft skills. Case studies and industry projects as well as strong connections to companies are a major key point of the MBA curriculum.

QS MBA events Germany

Meet business schools and universities online

Finding the degree and the university or business school that will match your interests and criteria is difficult with so many offers to choose from. The QS Online MBA and Masters events are here to help and aim at connecting you directly with schools to consult you. 

At these events, you have the chance to learn more about the admissions process, the benefits of each course, and career opportunities. Each attendee will receive their own, personalised agenda matching your interests as well as the schools’ criteria.

Exclusive scholarships

Starting an MBA or Masters is a big commitment and a significant financial investment. As an attendee of the QS events, you are eligible to apply for exclusive scholarship to help you fund your studies

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The MBA and Masters events are spread across three days:

  • Saturday October 31, 12:00 – 14:30
  • Monday November 2, 18:30 – 21:00
  • Tuesday November 3 18:30 – 21:00

All events are free, but spaces are limited, so make sure you sign up now to reserve a slot. 

Participating business schools and universities

WHU, ESMT Berlin, ESCP Europe, Frankfurt School, INSEAD, UCL, Bocconi, HEC Paris, IE, Imperial College, St. Andrews, Essec, Copenhagen Business School, IMD, CEIBS and more.



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