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About

IU's online M.A. Information Technology Management is designed to train students to successfully handle the planning, selection, design and implementation in the dynamic field of information and communications technologies. You will be equiped with knowledge of the fundamentals of IT, from software to hardware, governance and compliance as well as risk assessment and leadership modules.

Overview

Information Technology is driving digital transformation, forming the basis for innovative business processes. IT managers are in high demand due to their knowledge on building and developing digital services. IU’s Information Technology Management programme equips you with the tools required to succeed in these leadership positions. You will gain industry-specific knowledge and business-related skills to start out on a career path in managing IT professionals. Our aim is to equip you to help organisations resolve difficult business issues with modern technology solutions. At the end of the program, you will have an unparalleled skill set that includes a firm grasp on the latest developments in information and communications technology as well as strategic and innovation management mechanisms.

Career

There is no shortage of career opportunities for Information Technology Management graduates from IU International University of Applied Sciences. With growing dependence on information and communications technologies in almost every field, you will be free to pursue any career that requires you to use computing technology to expand and run business endeavours. Upon graduating IU's M.A. Information Technology Management you will have the skill-set to pursue a career as an IT project manager, a consultant, a general manager of operations, a chief information officer or chief technology officer. You will also be playing a key role in defining and executing several short and long term IT goals and objectives and successfully leading teams of information technology specialists in a myriad of organisations.

IT Project Manager:

As an IT Project Manager, you are responsible for the management of IT projects and are always up-to-date on the latest developments which allow you to advise your team with specialist knowledge. You largely determine the project processes in IT and can create guidelines and policies that facilitate the further course of the project. You also consider the needs of the company and create documentation during the project. Consultation with specialist departments and project managers is also part of your job. 

IT Manager:

As an 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 organisations. IT management postgraduates have in-depth entrepreneurial and management skills, which offers them excellent prospects in a wide range of careers, such as technology management, IT consulting, change or project management and business analysis.

IT Security Manager:

Interested in cyber security? As an IT security manager, you’ll deal with it on a daily basis, by designing and overseeing a defence protocol for business data and assets. In this specialisation, you’ll dig into a wide range of topics related to cyber protection, such as attack prevention or active penetration testing for exposing potential weak spots. It’s an exciting role that is becoming increasingly vital in today’s digital business world.

Accreditation

Subject to state accreditation. We expect the Ministry's approval no later than the start of the programme. So far, all of our programmes have been successfully accredited and approved on time.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • IT Systems: Software

  • IT Systems: Hardware

  • International IT Law

  • Cyber Risk Assessment and Management

  • Leadership

  • IT Project Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Credits

60 ECTS

60 or 120 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Requirements:

  • Completed degree from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution in relevant field
  • At least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent earned in your previous degree
  • 60ECTS: Your undergraduate degree should be worth 240ECTS credits

  • 120ECTS: Your undergraduate degree should be worth 180ECTS credits

If you are lacking ECTS credits from your previous studies, you can demonstrate professional work experience for your online degree instead:

  • To start a 60-ECTS MBA (One-Year MBA), you need a minimum of 210 ECTS from your previous studies and one year of work experience. You need to provide proof of an additional year of work experience until the end of your programme.

English Level:

  • Proof of English skills
  • If English is your native language/ you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills

  • Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free)

Work experience

At least one-year work experience before the start of the IU Master program (achieved after previous studies).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1468 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1468 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1468 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1468 EUR per year during 12 months.

60 ECTS

  • 249 EUR/month (full time – 12 months)
  • 194 EUR/month (part-time - 18 months)
  • 152 EUR/month (part-time - 24 Months)

120 ECTS

  • 187 EUR/month (full time – 24 months)
  • 139 EUR/month (part-time - 36 months)
  • 122 EUR/month (part-time - 48 Months)

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

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Funding

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