Admission to a Master's degree course Admission to our Master’s programmes requires that applicants hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related subject or a consecutive university-level Master’s degree. First Master’s degree course For receiving a master's degree at the University of St.Gallen a recognised university first degree with at least 180 ECTS credits is required. Under certain conditions, an admission with a degree from a University of Applied Sciences is possible. Programme specific Admission criteria In the Admission Rules of each Master's programme will you find additional Information about the academic requirements and the Programme specific admission criteria. Supplementary work With the admission to a Master's Programme supplementary work may be required: academic achievements; Foreign language proficiency; Proof of sufficient knowledge of accountancy. Admission for foreign applicants Foreign applications are subject to admission restrictions. Please note the information on the admission of foreign applicants at the respective programme or in the implementation provisions. Study start and enrolment deadlines All Master's programmes start in the autumn semester. Except for the Law Master's programmes (Master in Law, Master in Law and Economics and Master in International Law) which can also be started in the spring semester. Detailed information about the enrolment deadlines. HSG students' For the Master's programmes (MAccFin, MSC, MUG, MBI, MEcon) a Semester Enrollment, a Major/Programme change and a Reimmatriculation (with HSG degree) is possible in the Autumn and Spring Semester. Double-degree programmes (DDP) Certain conditions may apply if you wish to participate in double-degree programmes. The Admission to a Master’s programme does not automatically entitle you to take part in a double-degree programme. The application for a DDP is only possible after receipt of the official admission letter to a Master's Programme. Admission to a supplementary course At Master’s Level, you can also take the course in Business Education and acquire the certificate in Business Journalism. Language requirements For students to be admitted to a German- or English-language programme, they shall have to provide evidence of proficiency at Competence Level C1 (CEFR) in the language in which the programme is taught before they start their studies.