Management and Leadership MSc

Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences (GTK)

Our graduate students acquire general and extensive management and economic knowledge and become experts in the field equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and practice appropriate to the area of specialization. A special feature of the Management and Leadership MA programme at Budapest University of Technology and Economics is that, in addition to providing a broad general foundation, it offers students a focused field specialization and practical knowledge applicable to corporate settings. The Production and Operations Management Specialization provides the students with an adequate basis for the planning and operation of production and service processes, projects, and logistical activities.

Qualification Economist in Management and Leadership

Language English

Start September

For our BSc programs general minimum requirements are an eligible highschool degree; document of English language proficiency and successful admission tests, while for our MSc programs an eligible BSc degree is needed. Detailed information on the general admission procedure (deadlines and requirements) can be found on our E-admission page.


Applicants will have to take an online entrance examination, consisting of two parts. First, they need to take an online test. In case they pass the test successfully, they have to take part in an online motivational interview. During the interview applicants are expected to give an account of their professional interests, skills and training, and also to explain their motivation for joining the programme.

You can study at BME with a scholarship or as a self-funded student, by paying tuition fees. Various scholarships help you cover tuition fees and your living expenses during your studies. Successful PhD students may receive additional support from research grants.

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The program covers knowledge areas in quantitative decision-making, operations management, financial management, marketing, project management, business law, business analytics, human resources and international strategy, additionally with a specialization in Production and Operations Management.


Management skills

Organisational behavior and leadership, Quality management, Production and operations management, Marketing

20 credits
Finance and economics skills

Economics, Accounting, Corporate finance, Data analytics, Quantitative methods

21 credits

Additional skills

Corporate law block

European Union Economic Law; Information Society Law; Competition, Consumer Protection and Advertising Law

6 credits
Elective courses and intensive seminar
10 credits

Applied Science and Technology

Applied finanace studies and elective block

Investments, Banking, Macroeconomic finance, Intermational finance, Green finance

9 credits
Applied management and elective block

Service marketing, Strategic marketing, Quality management methods, Management information systems, etc.

24 credits
Applied Production and Operations Management

Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Analysis of Production and Operation Decisions, Production organizations

15 credits

Career options

Graduates of Master in Management and Leadership can find, among others, career opportunities in product and service design, sales process manegement, project management, production and quaility management, information systems management, human resource management and marketing. Also it is possible to enroll in the PhD program of the faculty in economics, management or marketing.

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