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Our part-time master degree programmes

A world of new opportunities! Get ahead with a master degree from IMC Krems.

We offer a range of master degree programmes in part-time formats.

Enhanced career prospects

Doing a part-time master programme means taking a deep dive into your field – you'll develop into an expert in a specific area. Many of the people studying on our master programmes are able to immediately apply what they learn at work. This is because all of the programmes at IMC Krems have a very strong practical focus.

Taking a part-time master degree demonstrates a high level of professional motivation to your employer – which can be crucial for your career. Maybe you’ll be able to advance to a new position in a different department or use your degree to secure a promotion. Combining work and study shows that you’re willing to go the extra mile for your career.

Perhaps you’re looking to make a career change? Then a part-time degree can give you the platform you need. During your time in Krems you’ll make lots of new contacts at companies and with recruitment decision makers. The IMC Career Center will support your career planning and job search before, during and after your degree.

A master degree in four semesters

Our part-time master programmes last four semesters and have a workload of 120 ECTS. You’ll graduate with a Master of Arts in Business (MA) or a Master of Science (MSc). Lectures take place on Fridays and Saturdays, and there’s a block week at university during the semester.

Masterly organisation

Our part-time students tell us they really appreciate how well planned and organised their programmes are. Part-time programmes at IMC Krems are carefully tailored to the needs of working students. We’re very aware that you have a busy working life, which you may also have to balance with family responsibilities. And when you’re studying on a part-time programme, you have to make the most of every hour of the day. So we make sure that everything’s efficiently organised so you don’t waste any of your valuable time. We take care of a host of admin-related tasks so you don’t have to. After all, you come to us to study.

Part-time master programmes

Five good reasons to take a part-time master programme at IMC Krems

Read on to discover how our part-time master programmes can benefit you.

Find out how the part-time format compares with our full-time master programmes here.

The career benefits

A master degree can open the door to many exciting opportunities for climbing the career ladder. As well as obtaining a university degree, you’ll also be acquiring practical know-how that you’ll be able to apply on the job – lots of new impetus that will spur you on.

We’d be happy to advise you on the programme that best matches your professional aspirations before you apply.

The motivational benefit

Work. Study. Family. Friends ... There’s a long list of things that part-time students have to juggle. It’s a challenge. But worth it in the end! Employers know that people who can combine work and study on a master programme are high achievers.

Self-motivation, staying power and commitment are key traits that many companies are on the lookout for.

The service benefits

Our students really appreciate the numerous services we provide that make studying at IMC Krems so hassle-free.

We know that you don’t have any time to spare. That’s why we support you wherever possible – and provide you with important personalised information via your eDesktop.

The time benefits

Four semesters. Then your master degree will be in the bag. Almost all of our part-time master students complete the course within the minimum number of semesters – despite their considerable work commitments.

A tremendous achievement in such a short space of time. This is an area in which IMC Krems really excels.

The networking benefits

Spending four semesters at IMC Krems means that you’ll make dozens of new contacts – at exciting companies, where you might want to embark on your next project, or recruitment decision makers who might hook you up with your next job. The IMC Career Center will support you by giving you access to valuable contacts at companies in Austria and abroad – as well as the very latest job vacancies. Or maybe you want to take a different path and start your own business or go freelance? Then the Career Center can also help by putting you in touch with the right people.

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