Master in IT Management.
- Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
- Semester: 2
- ECTS: 60 ECTS
- Course language: English
- Study type: full-time, on campus
- Intake: Spring & Autumn
- Campus: Bad Honnef
IT Management (M.A.) ‒ crossing the gap between management and technology
Information is a key asset in today's economy. Recognizing its value for an organization, taking advantage of its potential and harnessing its technologies lies in the authority of IT Management.
As IT Manager you will develop strategies to utilize data, information and knowledge of your organization in order to achieve and develop strategic objectives. Working at the interface between leadership and information technology, you will conduct and supervise projects within and between international enterprises, non-governmental, or governmental organizations.
Facts & Figures
International Management · IT Management / IT Management
Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.) / Master of Arts (M.A.)
Duration: 4 or 6 semesters (full-time) - 8 semesters (part-time*) - 6 semesters (Study & Work*) / 2 semesters
Credits: 120 ECTS / 60 ECTS
Language: English / English
Type of study: full-time or part-time* or Study & Work* / full-time
Campus: Bad Honnef, Berlin, Dublin / Bad Honnef
Intake: Spring & Autumn* / Spring & Autumn
Applicants for the study programme Master IT Management in two semesters need at least 240 ECTS points in their undergraduate studies.
Leverage the Study&Work advantage
On selected master programmes you have the chance to take part in our Study&Work Programme in Dublin. Within this programme you combine practice-oriented coursework with practical experience on the job. We actively support you in finding an employer to help you gain hands-on experience during your studies. Study at IUBH in Dublin and finance your tuition fee up to 100% by working for one of our partners. Check out our study courses and campus locations!
One study programme, three cities, countless experiences
In selected master programmes IUBH offers you the chance to switch during your studies between the German and Irish campus locations Dublin, Berlin and Bad Honnef.
Gain priceless experiences abroad
Expand your network with international contacts
No additional fees
A switch is possible every semester (at the end of each semester)
You are a full-time student
Your study programme is offered at your preferred campus location
Why should I study IT Management at IUBH?
International campus with students and professors from more than 85 nations
High degree of practical relevance through guest speakers, company presentations, corporate projects and field trips
Lectures in English and intensive exchanges with professors and fellow students
Top-class network of industry contacts for careers at home and abroad
Instruction in small groups given by lecturers with track records of practical experience
You may choose from different specialisations
Unique study programme with a high rate of recognition in the industry
Academic knowledge is consistently taught in case studies, project work and applied research projects
Your personal focus
During your studies, you complete the specialisation in it management with the following courses:
- IT Project Management
- IT Service Management
- IT Governance & Compliance
- IT Architecture Management
- Software Engineering
What are the professional prospects in IT Management?
As IT Manager you have one of the top in-demand positions that industry, public sector and government have to offer. Whether you deal with information management in a department or with data centre management in world-wide operating enterprise, this fascinating role gives you the chance to gain unique insights into almost any domain of international organizations.
Business consultancies and IT service provider above all those with international business activities today already prefer to employ graduates from IUBH.
The Master's programme in IT Management will accompany you on a journey through the fascinating world of information management:
- You will gain insights into aspects of IT governance and cybersecurity.
- You explore the art of designing IT strategies through investigation of business processes.
- You elaborate, how valuable IT services are implemented across diverse people, departments, processes and technologies.
- You examine strategies for the conceptual design of excellent software.
- You will be trained in the international practice of leading unique projects for information management.
Order of study – Overview · 60 ECTS
Strategic Service Management
IT Project Management
IT Service Management
IT Governance & Compliance
IT Architecture Management
Master Thesis & Colloquium
Step-by-step to your Master's degree in IT Management
The first semester is for your expanding specialisation in the field of it management.
In this semester you complete your studies by writing your Master's thesis. The thesis is written under the expert supervision of professors and lecturers as an independent scientific paper for solving a management task.
The courses are held in lecture and seminar format. There are about 30 students per class – this encourages dialogue between professors and students.
Prerequisites for admission to the Master IT Management programme:
Int. Management - IT Management 120 ECTS: Bachelor´s degree (180 ECTS)
IT Management 60 ECTS:
240 ECTS from economic undergraduate studies or
210 ECTS from economic undergraduate studies + practical work experience (30 ECTS) or
210 ECTS from non economic undergraduate studies + Path2Master (30 ECTS) or
210 ECTS from non economic undergraduate studies + TASC exam
Final grade: Minimum grade point average of 3.0 according to the German grading system
Language skills: English, academic IELTS 6.0/ TOEFL IBT 80 points/ PTE 56 points (51 points in each component)
Aptitude Test TASC
The TASC examination is used to determine if you have the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully pursue the IUBH degree programme to which you are applying. Preparatory study materials are available on our CLIX learning platform to all candidates who will be taking the test. The materials include further literature references and detailed instructions that make it possible to work, for the most part, independently in preparation for taking the test.
The managers of tomorrow
Practical, international orientation and study content tailored to the industries in question – our graduates are in demand among companies in Germany and abroad:
- about 87% of our graduates begin their careers within three months of graduation
- after two years on the job, 80% of them have already obtained a management position
- our graduates also report an average annual rise in salary of 10%, so that after five years they earn about 50% more than when they started out in their careers