What will I learn?

Do you want to understand the real business value of brands Structural changes in today’s population and the digitalisation of our society demand new brand management skills.

Digital branding forms a new core competence for agencies and companies. Creative and strategic planning skills as well as the cross-­media usage of all media channels are required in order to develop and manage brands effectively.

⚡️ If travel is a problem due to COVID-19 restrictions, international students can start online in virtual learning classrooms, then go to Germany at a later date and continue studying on-campus.

Contents of the Brand Management (M.A.) programme

Students specialising in brand management learn about current brand management issues and gain awareness for the interrelation of brands within complex brand architectures. Students also learn how to combine the field of management with creative planning and prepares them for leadership roles and tasks in brand development, marketing communication and design functions. Key modules include:

  • Brand management
  • Brand development
  • Marketing communications
  • Product strategy
  • Social media strategy

Career prospects after graduation

After you graduate from this M.A. programme, numerous career opportunities open up for you in the international job market. You can find challenging managerial positions corporations, media companies, ad agencies, retailers, luxury manufacturers, marketing agencies and consultancies. Some examples of potential roles are:

  • Senior marketing manager
  • Brand manager
  • Digital marketing manager
  • Marketing director
  • Product manager
  • Brand consultant

Which department am I in?

Media Faculty

Study options

Full Time (3 or 4 semesters)

Tuition fees
6,500 € per semester plus one-off registration fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

15 March 2021, 1 October 2021

Venue

Campus Berlin

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences,

M33 Höfe, Mehringdamm 33,

Berlin-Kreuzberg,

Berlin,

10961, Germany

Full Time (3 or 4 semesters)

Tuition fees
6,500 € per semester plus one-off registration fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

15 March 2021, 1 October 2021

Venue

Campus Munich

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences,

Sandstraße 9,

München,

Bavaria,

80335, Germany

Entry requirements

For international students

  • Recognised Bachelor's degree
  • English language proficiency certificate
  • - TOEFL (at least 72 out of 120)
  • - IELTS (at least 6 out of 9)
  • CV (curriculum vitae)
  • Motivation statement
  • Letter of recommendation (by your lecturer or employer)
  • Personal interview (optional)

Applicants with a bachelor's degree of 180 ECTS study a four-semester programme, while applicants with 210 ECTS may join the three-semester programme.

Application deadlines

October start (Winter term)
• 15 Jun: Non EU students
• 15 Aug: EU students

March start (Summer term)
• 15 Dec: Non EU students
• 15 Feb: EU students

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About this uni

Macromedia University is a leading private university in Germany that specialises in media, business and management, design, and creative arts.

  • Leading global university of digital transformation
  • Small classes, intensive learning and individual supervision
  • Professors and industry experts at top locations in Germany
  • International network of partner universities and companies