START YOUR MBA WITH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
This Master of Business Administration (MBA) focuses on IT Management, an essential task in the digital age. Technologies are becoming much more complex and the competitive market demands high performance and efficiency of all systems. In this programme, you'll learn techniques to develop and manage IT infrastructures, methods and concepts to apply for effective project management, and how to implement solutions and services for individual departments or entire international companies. You'll gain fundamental knowledge of software engineering and explore important topics such as compliance, data protection, network policies, and information security according to regional and international standards.
All the important details about this programme
Master of Business Administration (MBA)90 ECTSStudy format: Online or On CampusDual Degree: Available
Duration of study
18 monthsPart time models available
Online: From 555 111 euros per month
On Campus: From 888 669 euros per month
90 ECTS - English - OnlineOnline study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards90 ECTS - English - On CampusOn campus study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards
Completed Undergraduate Degree
Scholarship Programme Option
One Year of Work Experience
Reduce your study fees
Many scholarship options available
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!
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.
This course is ending soon on our Bad Honnef campus, the final intake is July 2022. It will then only be available on our Berlin campus and online.
YOUR MBA IN IT Management
This unique programme combines an exciting career field that is shaping the world around us with a degree that will impress recruiters in all kinds of companies. An MBA in IT Management can take you into a fast-paced, challenging, and technological work environment where you will have the talent and knowledge to manage IT infrastructures, projects, and teams successfully.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
Operations and Information Management
IT Project Management
IT Architecture Management
IT Service Management
IT Governance & Compliance
Capstone Project Thesis & Defense
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
Career outlook: Your Career with an MBA in IT
Whether you deal with information management in a department or with data centre management in a worldwide operating enterprise, you'll ensure great management with your analytical, problem-solving, and creative abilities. With an MBA in IT Management, you’ll be an attractive talent for companies and start-ups worldwide, in positions such as technology management, IT consulting, change or project management and business analysis.
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.
Agile work is becoming increasingly important, and Scrum is often used as a method for keeping track of a lot of projects. As a Scrum Master, you keep an eye on the big picture, moderate meetings such as Daily Scrums or 14-day review and planning meetings. You design retrospectives at the end of a sprint, where the team examines the processes again further optimises them. In addition to having specialist Scrum know-how, Scrum Masters have to be active listeners with a lot of empathy, diplomacy, life experience and organisational skills.
Tech Recruiters today focus on actively finding and recruiting talent and looking ahead to the future. This includes networking at job fairs and creating talent pools, as well as formulating and placing job advertisements and pre-selecting applicants.
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.
Duration 18 months
Perfect for those who want to hit the ground running and learn at the fastest pace possible. Starting from:
Duration 24 months
Great for all-round talents who want to go full throttle in their studies but also keep up with other commitments. Starting from:
Duration 36 months
Ideal for students with a lot of work or family commitments. This plan also reduces monthly study costs. Starting from:
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.
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
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
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
- Completed degree from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution.
- At least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent earned in your previous education.
- Your undergraduate studies must amount to 180 ECTS for an 90-ECTS MBA.
Start your online degree with our Scholarship Programme and receive a scholarship up to 80%.
This also helps you get started as a participant with immediate access to 50% of your courses even when you don't meet the full ECTS requirements yet. If you are lacking ECTS credits from your previous studies, you can demonstrate professional work experience instead.
- To start a 90-ECTS MBA, you need a minimum of 180 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. Alternatively, if you have already 210 or 240 ECTS upfront, then only one year of work experience is required.
- 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. Alternatively, if you have already 240 ECTS upfront, then only one year of work experience is required. Applicants with only 180 ECTS cannot be registered for a One-Year MBA program.
Once all admissions documents are provided and any relevant admissions courses are complete, you can move forward and finish your degree.
Questions? Speak to one of our study advisors, they will guide you through every step of the process.
At IU, we teach in English to prepare you for the international market.
We therefore ask for proof of your English language skills*. If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you don’t need to prove your English skills.
- Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU)
- TOEFL (min. 80 points) or
- IELTS (min. Level 6.0 out of 9 points) or
- Duolingo English test (min. 95 points) or
- Cambridge Certificate (min. B grade overall) or
- Equivalent proof
*Proof must be provided before the start of the study and must not be older than two years.
You will need to submit proof of at least one year’s qualified work experience completed prior to the start of the study programme (the work experience must be gained after the completion of your undergraduate studies).
For MBA programmes, you will also need to have completed a second year of professional work experience before graduating.
The Best of Both Worlds
Choose where you want to spend which semester and switch between online and campus studies. Our new approach sets us apart from our competitors and gives you freedom to experience online studies and campus life. All you need to do is let us know in advance.
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 courses provide you with key theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Our wide range of subject specialisations gives you maximum choice and allows you to immerse yourself in areas that match your interests.