FERNSTUDIUM - IT-Management in englischer Sprache (Master)

Organisation:
Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule
Type:
berufsbegleitend / distance learning
Certificate:
M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Duration:
4 Semester

Programme

In this program you gain the expertise and competences you need to successfully master organizational tasks. Implementation of the measures that result from your work will be cost-efficient and effective. As a graduate, you will be able to formulate and put into practice an IT strategy based on company goals and business processes. As an IT manager in your firm, you are the vital link between IT and business policies.

Therefore, our course of studies offers you the management skills and the expertise you need to plan and develop modern IT architectures. You gain the knowledge required in the subdisciplines relevant to IT environments and you develop the soft skills necessary in order to feel comfortable in executive positions and project management. Your expertise and management skills also form an excellent basis for a position in business consulting. With this master’s degree you are also eligible for senior civil service positions and for admission to Ph.D. programs.

The level of innovation in IT and in processes supported by information systems is extremely high. The IT Management master’s degree course readies you for a wide range of possibilities and provides excellent long-term perspectives at home and in the international job market.

Job description and job opportunities

IT managers work in companies at the interface between business and information-technology processes. They plan, steer, and monitor company IT, including its allocated resources, thus helping to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the enterprise.

Moreover, they are in a position to evaluate modern information technologies and show where they can be of benefit in the design and optimization of the value creation process, whether locally or in an international business environment.

This master’s program is designed for IT specialists, computer scientists, engineers, natural scientists, and economists who require background knowledge for implementing and managing IT services in managerial and executive positions.

Emphasis/Curriculum

Fundamentals
  • Quantitative Methods and Financial Mathematics
  • Project Management and Management Techniques
  • Organizational Development
  • Electiv: (1 of 2)
    • Corporate Management
    • Distributed Information Systems
Core Area
  • Strategic Information Management
  • International Management and Intercultural
    Communication
  • Management of IT Projects and Quality
  • IT Innovation Management
  • IT Service Management
  • Collaboration Engineering
Specialization (You choose two modules)
  • IT Controlling
  • IT Security Management
  • Software Architecture and Concepts
  • E-Business Management
Scientific Application and Project Studies
  • Business Research Methods
  • Specialization Elective (in one of the choosen modules)
  • Project Work
Master's Thesis
  • Master's Thesis and Virtual Oral Examination

Admission/Entrance requirements

Admissions Criteria:
If you wish to study at a German university, your highest qualification has to be recognized here in Germany. It is therefore necessary to ascertain whether this qualification is equivalent to a German qualification that entitles you to complete a master’s or other degree course at a German university. For our international master’s degree courses, we would look at your most recent bachelor’s degree. We will examine your documents during the enrollment process. We ask that you submit a résumé and an officially attested copy of your highest qualification alongside your registration form.

Studying with Maximum Flexibility

Wilhelm Büchner University leads the way in terms of distance/online learning technology and organization. With us, you can complete an MSc in IT Management alongside work – and study in the comfort of your own home. You learn whenever and wherever you want, and you can start studying at any time. All over the world. We are dedicated to giving you the support you need. So you can reach your goals.

Distance and Online Learning
We offer you an innovative mix of distance learning methods that combines study booklets with online study aids such as downloads, videos, webinars, and group forums. As these are accessible from PCs, tablets, and smartphones, you benefit from maximum flexibility. Furthermore, tutors and student advisors are always on hand to provide you with reliable, personalized online support. At Wilhelm Büchner University, you determine your own study rhythm to fit your personal circumstances. We offer you reliable and personalized support throughout your studies and are easily reached whenever you need us.

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Organisation

Wilhelm Büchner University is Germany’s largest private university for technology – with more than 6,000 students. Founded in 1996, more than 300 students registered for the first course in computer science a year later. Today, Wilhelm Büchner University has four departments:

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Energy, Environmental and Process Technology
  • Industrial Engineering and Technology Management
We develop high-quality degree courses that meet the needs of business, both now and in the future. We place paramount importance on coherently incorporating key skills such as management, leadership, and communication into technical degree courses. And we will continue to stand by this ethos in the future too.

Our concept of distance and online learning offers flexible paths to distance learning degrees for working professionals. High-quality courses and personalized support for students throughout their studies are the hallmarks of Wilhelm Büchner University. We regard continuous advancement in research across departments as the basis for academic innovation and thus maintain and develop expertise in technical as well as educational fields.

Wilhelm Büchner University of Applied Sciences received the DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 certification. The ISO 9001 certification, with its annual audits, demonstrates that the university’s quality management system and all processes meet the requirements of the standard as issued by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). In 2011, Wilhelm Büchner University of Applied Sciences also obtained the new standard ISO 29990:2010, Learning services for non-formal education and training – basic requirements for service providers.

Online-Campus "StudyOnline"

We offer you an innovative mix of distance learning methods that combines study booklets with online study aids such as downloads, videos, webinars, and group forums. As these are accessible from PCs, tablets, and smartphones, you benefit from maximum flexibility. Furthermore, tutors and student advisors are always on hand to provide you with reliable, personalized online support.

At Wilhelm Büchner University, you determine your own study rhythm to fit your personal circumstances. We offer you reliable and personalized support throughout your studies and are easily reached whenever you need us.

Course guidance/Information

Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule

Ostendstraße 3
64319 Pfungstadt
Deutschland