Master's Degree in Business Administration. Directions : a) Business Administration b) Business Information Systems c) Cost Accounting and Auditing. Department of Business Administration. Faculty of Management and Finance. Technological Educational Institute of Central Macedonia.


The postgraduate programme of the Department of Business Administration provides extensive, analytical, and integrated scientific knowledge about businesses and their administration, while specialising on issues of administration / management, auditing / costing and IT systems. Students initially obtain knowledge and understanding of the nature and characteristics of businesses, of their structures, of their method of operation and management, and of the external environment where they grow. Then, students acquire specialised knowledge on issues either of business administration and management, or of auditing / costing, or of IT systems. The themes covered by the curriculum refer to markets and customers, financial management, IT systems, technology of information and communication, organisation and management of business operations, management of human resources in organisations, business strategy, etc.
SKILLS: Within the context of the above, students develop and learn to use the following skills:
-- CRITICAL THINKING, ANALYSIS, AND SYNTHESIS: Students develop critical thinking, the ability to specify theoretical conditions and evaluate and argue about their consequences, along with the skill of analysing situations and synthesise the data to draw conclusions.
-- QUANTITATIVE SKILLS: Students may use quantitative models and methods that are suitable for the problems and conditions of the businesses, in order to analyse the data and interpret results.
-- REFLECTION SKILL: Students are able to understand the role and the mission of the business, along with the role and their responsibility as future business executives.
-- STRATEGIC THINKING: Students understand the importance and the procedure of strategy in businesses with regard to the selection of strategic objectives, of scheduling for achieving them, and of monitoring of their implementation course.
-- PROFESSIONALISM: Students understand the need of acting with consistency, professionalism, respect, honesty, and based on moral standards.
COMPETENCES: Within the context of the above, students develop and learn to use the following competences:
-- KNOWLEDGE APPLICATIONS: Students learn to be able to put in practice the knowledge acquired, mainly through practical exercises and case studies.
-- RESOLUTION OF PROBLEMS AND TAKING OF DECISIONS: Students develop the competence of understanding, formulating, and resolving business problems, and develop and evaluate alternative actions / choices.
-- COMMUNICATION: Students develop a successful communication ability with regard to the oral and written speech.
-- USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY: Students demonstrate skills of using technology in business applications.
-- TEAM WORK: Students show the skill of effective work as members of a team.
-- ABILITY TO CONDUCT RESEARCH: Students are capable of conducting research, autonomously or as members of a team.

Further Information

The purposes of the Postgraduate Programme are the following: (a) The promotion of knowledge and the development of research in relevant scientific areas of business management, with emphasis in the fields of IT systems for businesses, of costing, and auditing. (b) The provision of the necessary quality knowledge for the development of specialised scientists and administrative executives, capable of manning the productive and administrative operations of businesses and organisations in the private and public sector. (c) The preparation of executives with the necessary knowledge, competences, and values, in order to effectively contribute to the development of Greek businesses and of the Greek economy in general, with the purpose of effectively copying with modern challenges. (d) The preparation of specialised executives knowledgeable about the modern trends in the fields of business administration and technology, and the cultivation of analytical, interpretative and synthesising competences, in order to develop innovative approaches with the purpose of seizing opportunities and resolving problems.
The curriculum and the teaching subjects refer to the following:
• Management Finance
• Improvement of Managerial Decision Taking
• Sales Marketing and Management
• Management of Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour
• Accounting
• Management of Production and of Systems Rendering Services
• Management IT systems
• Database technologies
• Internet Technologies
• Electronic Businesses
• Administrative Accounting
• Auditing
• International Accounting Standards
• Applied Costing

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications that belong to this type may work either as self-employed or in positions of responsibility in companies and organizations in the private or in the public sector.


Access to this type of qualification have those who hold a Bachelor Degree (level 6). The selection of graduate students is mainly based on the following criteria: the overall grade of the Bachelor Degree, the grades in undergraduate courses that are relevant with the subjects of the Master’s program, the performance in thesis, where is foreseen at the undergraduate level and any research activity of the candidate. The detailed application of the above mentioned criteria, the definition of additional criteria or the conducting of examinations and interviews, the results of which are taken into account in the selection, are determined by decision of the relevant Department.
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.