Master
Data Management

Take your place in a fast paced and rapidly developing field: study for a Master’s in Data Management, and be ready for the future.

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Take the Next Step with a Master in Data Management

Data Management is one of the most crucial work skills for the foreseeable future, and many predict that this trend will only increase. As an expert Data Manager with an internationally recognised degree, you’ll be primed for a long and successful career, and sought after by a wide variety of companies, across different industries.

By earning your degree from a German higher education institution, where data protection laws are some of the strictest in the world, you’ll develop a competitive edge over other Data Managers, and be ready to take on challenges in industry-leading corporations. Help companies design secure systems for storing data, and analyse it in an optimal way.

With IU’s Master’s in Data Management degree programme, you’ll develop a wide range of skills that are all vital for successfully managing and safeguarding data: Data Processing, Storage, Analysis, Ingestion and Reporting.


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Overview Your degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance

  • Study model
    Master of Science (MSc)
    60 or 120 ECTS
    Language: English
  • Duration of study
    Regular study period 12 or 24 months
    Different time models
    Start your studies later
  • Tuition fees
    Starting from 158 euro per month
  • Accreditation
    60 ECTS - English
    Currently in the process of being accredited

    120 ECTS -
    Currently in the process of being accredited
  • Admission
    Academic criteria:
  • Reduce your study fees
    Reduce fees by getting your previous achievements recognised
    The costs of your studies are usually tax-deductible
Study start information
Available from, 01.03.2022 (120 ECTS), 01.09.2022 (English, 60 ECTS)
Information about state accreditation
This programme is still in the process of accreditation. We are expecting Ministry approval at the very latest by the start of the study programme. So far, all IU programmes have been accredited and approved successfully on time.
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Study contents

Programme overview

This study programme is designed to turn you into a Data Management expert, so you can become a leader in the field and unlock your full potential. You’ll learn about different systems of recording and processing data, how to generate elaborate reports, and how to work with cutting-edge technologies and frameworks for secure and effficient data processing. You’ll explore the uses of cloud technologies and other highly technical aspects – but also the legal and social questions arising from data collection.

Semester 1
Semester 2
Course schedule

Specialisations

120 ECTS - in semester 3 of this programme, you’ll choose two specialisations, amounting to 20 ECTS.

60 ECTS – in semester 2 of this programme, you’ll choose one specialisation, amounting to 10 ECTS.

You have a wide range of options to choose from, according to your interests and ambitions. Some of the specialisations offered are:

Business Analyst
Data Miner
Technical Project Lead
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Careers

Your Master in Data Management Career Outlook

With a Master’s degree in Data Management, you’ll be ready to take on responsibilities in demanding roles relating to data management, analysis and protection. You could work as, for example:

Database Manager

Database Managers organise and maintain effective and easy to access storage solutions for structured data. They’re responsible for managing access rights to different company stakeholders, upholding security protocols and the construction of data models and query scripts. They’re the gatekeepers of business data.

Data Engineer

As a data engineer, you will be responsible for all processes associated with the generation, storage, preparation, maintenance, and dissemination of data. The construction and monitoring of the hardware and software infrastructure are crucial.  

This includes the design, purchase, and installation of all necessary components. Furthermore, as a data expert, you are responsible for the stability of the entire system as well as compliance with data protection and security.

Cloud Solution Architect

As a Cloud Solution Architect, you’ll work (or advise companies on) cloud-based system solutions. Use your expert level understanding of data and cloud technology to find solutions and strategies to the complex needs of various companies and organisations.

Tuition fees

Study models & fees for your Master in Data Management

Depending on your personal or professional circumstances, you may wish to complete your studies as quickly as possible, or you may prefer a more flexible study programme that is less time-consuming. That’s why we offer part-time options for all our study programmes. This allows you to study alongside professional or personal commitments. We adjust your study fees based on your chosen time model. 

Are you unable to finish your programme within the given time? No problem! If you realise that you need more time, you can simply switch to another time model with one months’ notice before the end of the month. 

Only until 22.09.2021

Full-Time

Duration 12 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

  • Online Studies
398€ /mth 729€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 22nd of September! Apply now
Only until 22.09.2021

Part-Time I

Duration 18 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

  • Online Studies
297€ /mth 549€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 22nd of September! Apply now
Only until 22.09.2021

Part-Time II

Duration 24 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their courses on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

  • Online Studies
241€ /mth 449€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 22nd of September! Apply now
Additional charges
All our study programmes include the following benefits
  • Teaching and study material

  • Marking of your end-of-module exams

  • Free 4-week trial

  • Online tutorials and guidance from tutors

  • Use of the online campus

  • Individual study coaching

  • Online exams

  • No charge for extension of course duration

  • Career coaching

Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point.

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our recognition application form, which you can find under the content section of each study programme's webpage, and upload it via our upload section. You can also e-mail it to us, or send it via post.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment. Arrange a call-back appointment to discuss recognition
Admission

Entry requirements

How To Start Your Degree with the Online Degree Saver Programme:
Once you've enrolled and started on your studies, you'll have access to 50% of your courses. You will be registered as a student only after they've been successfully completed. Then you will gain access to the rest of your courses, and will be able to finish your degree.
General Admission Requirements
English Language Skills
Why IU International University of Applied Sciences is the best choice
  • Your studies are flexible and 100% online

    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 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.

  • You gain full support

    We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and in the myStudies model, the chance to study with other students in small groups. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time. 

  • 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. Thanks to our great variety of specialisations you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

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