International Business School is a vibrant modern business school that attracts students from around 80 countries of the world. International Business School offers degree programmes in partnership with The University of Buckingham (UK) in Budapest, Vienna and Cracow.
In addition to having a truly international atmosphere, IBS is famous for its highly practical and student-focused approach that results in an outstanding employment rate after graduation.
We offer six postgraduate programmes in English, on 3 campuses around Europe, all leading to the Master of Science degree conferred by our British partners. In order to accommodate your work commitments, we provide a flexible schedule with courses delivered in teaching blocks. The schedule makes it possible for students even with a full-time job to participate.
MSc in Financial Management:
MSc in Financial Management is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in finance, broadly defined as corporate finance, security analysis, portfolio management, treasury management, the functioning of financial institutions and markets, and financial decision-making.
MSc in Human Resource Management
MSc in Human Resource Management, mixing theory and practice successfully, offers an opportunity for in-depth study of organisations and the management of work. Graduates are equipped to pursue a wide variety of career options in the HR arena, including employee relations, employee development, assessment and recruitment.
MSc in International Management
MSc in International Management attracts a culturally diverse mix of international students. It is an ideal choice if you want to progress in your career from entry-level to a managerial position. Graduates go on to pursue a variety of successful careers in corporate organisations, or perform managerial roles in smaller and medium-sized organisations throughout the world.
MSc in Marketing Management
MSc in Marketing Management programme develops knowledge and skills in business and marketing and directs students towards the commercial environment. The programme also seeks to encourage one's creative expression and help smooth a path to this exciting sector. Our graduates are represented in an extremely diverse range of multinational, national and local organisations the world over, including sales, advertising, account management, PR and market research.
MSc in Startup Entrepreneurship
Our MSc in Startup Entrepreneurship is a real „niche programme” providing you with all the essential knowledge of seed-stage or early stage enterprises and prepare you for the challenges in management, product development, marketing and finances. This unique programme was designed with a single aim: develop key competences that are crucial for entrepreneurial success in the innovation-driven startup scene. You will get a wide range of increasingly specialised modules about the entrepreneurial side of business creation.
MSc in Tourism Development and Management
Our MSc in Tourism Development and Management combines classic and contemporary theory with the most up-do-date and innovative real-life case studies in the rapidly diversifying field of tourism and destination management. Our programme will help you identify avenues of innovation and apply state-of-the-art solutions in the sustainable management of destinations and attractions. You will study specialised modules about the tourism development side (Destination Planning and Development, Visitor Attractions Management, Management and Marketing in the Aviation Industry and Sustainable Tourism Management modules).
Full time Master’s programmes:
- MSc in Financial Management (available on the Budapest and Cracow Campus)
- MSc in Human Resource Management (available on the Budapest and Vienna Campus)
- MSc in International Management (available on the Budapest and Vienna Campus)
- MSc in Marketing Management (available on the Budapest Campus)
Distance learning Master's programmes:
- MSc in Startup Entrepreneurship
- MSc in Tourism Development and Management
ACBSP, ECBE, Hungarian Accreditation Committee
Eduniversal Master Ranking:
MSc in Financial Management : ranked no. 11. in Eastern Europe
MSc in Human Resource Management: ranked no. 3 in Eastern Europe
MSc in International Business: ranked no. 10 in Eastern Europe
MSc in Marketing Management programme : ranked no. 7 in Eastern Europe
Full time Master’s programmes: September 2016
Distance learning Master's programmes: February 2016, September 2016
Length of Course:
Full time Master’s programmes: 12 months
Distance learning Master's programmes: 24 months
Full time Master’s programmes: 31 May 2016
Distance learning Master's programmes: 31 December 2015, 31 May 2016
Number of nationalities: 80
Percentage of international students: 60
MSc in Financial Management, MSc in Marketing Management:
Relevant Bachelor’s degrees
MSc in Human Resource Management, MSc in International Management:
Bachelor degree in any field of study
MSc applicants are required to pass IBS’ own //www.ibs-b.hu/english-test>English Language Placement Test that consists of a 90 minute test and an Orientation Interview.
If the applicant has a certificate of
- the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum overall score of 6.5 points (including a minimum of 6.5 in each component of assessment)
- or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 575 (232 in the computerised version, 90 in the iBT version),
the applicant is not required to take the written test, only the interview.
Neither IELTS nor TOEFL are required.
Master's degree programmes in Budapest (2 semesters): 8700 EUR
Master's degree programmes in Cracow (2 semesters): 8700 EUR
Master's degree programmes in Vienna (2 semesters): 11 800 EUR
One-off registration fee for non-EU citizens: 900 EUR