Master of Science

IT-Management (international)

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4 semesters
Distance Learning


Almost every company in the world uses IT systems for its business processes – from production to purchasing to sales. But professional technologies are often complex and costly. The challenge is in reconciling both IT and business requirements. Whoever possesses this expertise can establish themselves as a highly sought-after expert in IT management, with knowledge that is becoming increasingly important as the digitalization process progresses.

Job description and job opportunities

Combine IT and business expertise – and study IT Management to graduate with the popular Master of Science degree. With the interdisciplinary technical and leadership skills you will learn from this distance learning course, you will be able to develop and implement an IT strategy tailored to business goals and processes. This degree is a prerequisites for higher civil service positions and also qualifies you to do a doctorate. With this degree, you will enjoy excellent long-term prospects at:

  • Industrial companies (e.g. vehicle and aircraft manufacturing, mechanical engineering, food and pharmaceutical manufacturers)
  • Companies in the service sector (e.g. management consulting firms)
  • Software development contractors
  • Universities and research institutions
  • Government agencies, public institutions
  • IT start-ups



First Semester

  • Quantitative Methods and Financial Mathematics
  • International Project Management and Management Techniques
  • Organizational Development
  • Compulsory Elective
  • Strategic Information Management


Second Semester

  • International Management and Intercultural Communication
  • Management of IT Projects and Quality
  • IT Innovation Management
  • IT Service Management
  • Collaboration Engineering

Third Semester

  • Specialization Module 1
  • Specialization Module 2
  • Business Research Methods
  • Advanced Specialization
  • Project Work

Fourth Semester

  • Master’s Thesis including Colloquium

Specialization modules

Your master’s program gives you the opportunity to specialize in two of four subject areas. You will then further deepen your knowledge in one of two selected modules. As a result, you will broaden your knowledge, set your own individual priorities, and enhance your professional profile. You can select from the following areas of focus:

  • IT Controlling
  • IT Security Management
  • Architecture and Software Concepts
  • E-Business Management

Admission/Entrance requirements

At least 6 semesters of university education in the fields of business administration, industrial engineering, engineering/natural sciences, computer science, or comparable courses of study with an overall grade of at least good. Students who have completed the Digital Leadership certificate with good grades can also be admitted – irrespective of the final grade of their undergraduate degree program. Exam results achieved in a 7- semester bachelor’s program can be credited up to a maximum of 30 Credit Points (CP), provided they are equivalent. The examination board is responsible for all admissions and crediting decisions.

and Required English skills: CEFR reference level C1

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By systematically specializing in its core competencies of Computer Science, Engineering, Digital Media, and Technology Management, Wilhelm Büchner University of Applied Sciences has become Germany’s largest private university for technology. Right from the start, the philosophy has been to provide professionals with technical education that also unlocks their potential to become managers and leaders.


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