Management: Leadership Management

Master leadership with this degree in management: The IU master's programme for leadership prepares you with a solid foundation to step into top leadership roles.

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Master of Management: Leadership Management

The IU Master of Management in Leadership Management teaches you the structure of global companies, strategic management skills, and the fundamentals of effective leadership. Across the globe, companies are constantly on the lookout for motivated, trained leaders to manage operations and bring teams and projects to success. With this degree, you'll show employers that you have the technical and soft skills to do just that. Whether you want to work in a start-up or a multinational corporation, and no matter your academic background, this programme prepares you for a successful future in management.

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All the important details about this programme

  • Study model
    Master of Arts (M.A.)
    60 ECTS
    Study format: Online
    Dual Degree: Available
  • Duration of study
    12 months
    Part time models available
  • Study Fees
    From 606 121 euros per month
  • Accreditation
    60 ECTS - English - Online
    Online study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards
  • Admission
    Completed Undergraduate Degree
    1 Year of Work Experience
    English Skills
    Scholarship Programme Option
  • Reduce your study fees
    Many scholarship options available
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One Degree, Two Qualifications: Dual Degree Offer with LSBU

IU has partnered with London South Bank University to give you the chance to turn your programme into a dual degree. When you choose this option, you'll graduate from IU with both a German degree and a British degree: a major advantage for international career prospects! No extra study courses or travelling required.

To avoid disappointment, students need to sign up before reaching 50 percent of ECTS points, so don’t miss out!

Make the path to your degree simple

Don’t yet meet the requirements for work experience, English language skills or level of education? Not a problem – IU’s Scholarship Programme gives you the chance to start your online degree and fulfil the eligibility criteria while you study, just get us your proof of work experience, English language skill and education certificates to us before you complete 50% of your ECTS.

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In this master in management and leadership, you'll learn to analyse management processes and apply best practices as a team leader with a problem-solving manner. You'll acquire management tools for motivating employees and creating trust in your professional relationships. Through a mix of distance learning materials and expert advice from your professors, you'll get to know central design factors and leadership styles for a successful management culture and harmonious work environment for employees.  

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Your Specialist Management Degree

This degree combines our Master of Management with specialist electives for a career in Leadership. Take a look at the Module Handbook for more details. 

Start A Life in Germany - Study on Campus with IU

Studying a flexible degree with a blend of in-person and online lectures on our Berlin campus can set you up for a successful professional and personal life in Europe, here’s what you gain:  

  • Practical, group-based learning 
  • Close contact with lecturer 
  • In-person career fairs and talks 
  • Work part-time and study 
  • Join clubs and student societies 
  • Apply for a post-work study visa

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Career outlook

Our online master's programme in leadership and management is ideal for forming the future of specialists and executives in business. IU optimally prepares you for a career managing people, resources, processes, or entire organisations—talents that are in-demand by companies of all kinds in many regions. 

Change Manager

Change Management involves all projects, activities, measures and duties that effect wide-reaching changes in a business. As a Change Manager, you will accompany and guide your company through processes such as pursuing new strategies, changing developed strategies, updating technical and organisational systems, improving processes and procedures or developing the skills and expertise of employees. 

Project Manager

As a Project Manager, you lead, organise, plan, and negotiate with your clients and team members. You make sure that projects run on plan and on budget, always communicating with confidence and reason to get the job done. You might oversee product launches, campaigns, internal process changes, or other projects and act as a go between for all parties involved. You are a mediator, commander, and negotiator to deliver projects on time and achieve planned goals. 


As a Consultant, you are an expert at analysing the situation, assessing the needs and targets of your client, and offering confident advice. You will service companies in various industries, guiding them on how to introduce change, position themselves in the market, improve their management, or make decisions surrounding investment. If you are employed in a consultancy, you keep the goals of your employer in mind, but ensure that your client makes decisions that get them the answers they need.

Study Models & Fees

Find a plan to suit you: For our online programmes, you can easily choose whether you want to study full time or part time. This helps you fit learning to your schedule.  

Full time

Duration 12 months

Perfect for those who want to hit the ground running and learn at the fastest pace possible. Starting from:

€996 €199 / month Apply now

Part time

Duration 18 months

Great for all-round talents who want to go full throttle in their studies but also keep up with other commitments. Starting from:

€775 €155 / month Apply now


Duration 24 months

Ideal for students with a lot of work or family commitments. This plan also reduces monthly study costs. Starting from:

€606 €121 / month Apply now
*Price information:

For students in Asia, Africa, and South & Central America, the prices displayed show regular tuition fees including graduation fees, scholarships or other discounts. For students from Europe, the UK, the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan & South Korea the prices displayed do not include graduation fees, scholarships or other discounts. Additional fees may apply.

**Dual Degree information:

Gain your extra LSBU validated UK degree for €750 on top of your IU degree. (Only applicable to dual degree ready programmes)

Our IU study programmes include the following benefits

  • Take exams online

  • Study materials

  • Access to partner network

  • Free extension of study period

  • Online library as well as podcasts and videos

  • Flexible payment options

  • Correction and assessment of module exams

  • Online forums

  • Support and career services

What our students say

  • In both my passion and my career, the skills and competencies I learned at IU have made a big difference.

    Zena Massaad, MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • The university teaching at IU is characterised by a high degree of practical relevance.

    Diana Valdez, M.A. International Management
  • You can participate in IU events and establish an excellent network. My career proves it: networking is the key to success!

    Sandip Modha, MBA - Master of Business Administration

Admission requirements

You can start your desired study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences if you meet the requirements.
Master Admission Requirements
Work Experience
English Skills
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Why IU is a great choice
  • Study the Way You Want To

    Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full time or part time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

  • Accredited & Globally Recognised

    IU International is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.  

  • Gain Real Support

    We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have full access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions.  

  • The Ideal Mix of Theory & Practice

    Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus above all on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. On top of their academic excellence, your professors have at least five years of industry experience. 

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