The International University of Applied Sciences is a state-recognized private university in Germany that places an intense emphasis on the quality of teaching and study programs. It was created with the idea of encouraging people to thrive in the digital world and pioneers the digitalization in vocational learning and personal development. The academic programs are designed to be innovative and flexible without sacrificing quality. The university provides accessible education such as online learning programs using innovative learning tools, virtual classrooms, integrated digital study materials, and tutorial videos. It provides outstanding student services, transferable skills, and subject-specific knowledge to prepare the students for the international business world. It offers accredited and globally recognized online programs aside from the on-campus study programs. One of the online programs is the Master in Information Technology Management which equips the students with technical knowledge and practical management skills in information technology, digital business tools and operations, distributed systems, and project management. The students will discover the different aspects in setting up an IT system, familiarize the foundations of IT including software, hardware, IT law, project, and service management, assess cyber threats, and explore agile project management, blockchain, artificial intelligence, big data, cloud computing, data science and analytics, and process management with scrum.
Throughout the program, students will acquire practice-oriented studies, essential theoretical knowledge, and hands-on experience in applied cyber security and data protection as well as blockchain and quantum computing. In addition to the modules and coursework, students are also tasked to conduct a master thesis and colloquium. Graduates may enjoy a wide range of job opportunities including IT managers, security managers, and project managers in different industries.
The entry requirements for the Master in Information Technology Management at the International University of Applied Sciences are an online application, an undergraduate degree with 180 ECTS focusing on economics or business administration (for 120 ECTS program) or a degree with 240 ECTS with one to two-year professional work experience in IT (for 60 ECTS program), at least a satisfactory or grade C equivalent in previous education, and an English language proficiency TOEFL minimum overall score of 80 or IELTS minimum overall score of 6.0.
The online program offers multiple selections in pace and duration. There is a full-time with 60 ECTS (1 year duration), full-time with 120 ECTS (2 years duration), part-time with 60 ECTS (18 months to 2 years duration), and part-time with 120 ECTS (3-4 years duration). Full-time students with 60 ECTS (1 year duration) are required to pay a tuition fee of €199 per month, while part-time students with 60 ECTS (18 months duration) are required to pay €155 per month, and €121 per month for part-time with 60 ECTS (2 years duration). Full-time students with 120 ECTS (2 years duration) will be charged €150 per month for the tuition fee, while part-time students with 120 ECTS (3 years duration) will be charged €111 per month, and €98 per month for part-time with 120 ECTS (4 years duration). The university awards scholarships based on merits and personal circumstances. Students may secure a scholarship of up to 80% when they sign up before 16 August 2022.