Get your M.A. Digital Innovation and Intrapreneurship underway!
Entrepreneurial and always thinking one step ahead; every company needs professionals who combine both skills because they create a decisive competitive advantage! In the English-language Master's programme Digital Innovation and Intrapreneurship, you will perfect these qualities for success. The advanced programme is aimed at graduates with a Bachelor's degree who also have at least one year of relevant and qualified professional work experience After graduation, you will have transdisciplinary competencies for the (further) development of business models and the management of innovation processes.
What makes IU your best choice
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All the important details about this programme
Master of Arts (M.A.)60 ECTSStudy format: Online
Duration of study
12 monthsPart time models available
From 583 117 euros per month
60 ECTS - English - OnlineCurrently in accreditation process
Completed Undergraduate Degree
Scholarship Programme Option
1 Year of Work Experience
Reduce your study fees
Many scholarship options available
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.
Through our two-semester programme, you will further develop your entrepreneurial potential and know-how to profitably implement digital innovation within your business. You will acquire in-depth knowledge of the macro- and microeconomics of entrepreneurship as well as innovation. In addition, you learn to develop digital business models and are provided with modern management methods to successfully lead digital transformations. Through our attractive selection of elective modules - e.g. in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science or IT Architecture Management - you will also broaden your horizons and sharpen your career profile.
Innovation and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
Entre- and Intrapreneurship
Digital Business Models
Hybrid Project Management in Digital Transformation
Advanced Research Methods
Seminar: Current Topics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Master Thesis & Colloquium
In this online programme, you have the opportunity to choose an elective with a total of 10 ECTS credits such as start-up lab, data science and analytics, big data, consumer behaviour and brand management as well as agile start-up methods.
As a professional in Digital Innovation and Intrapreneurship you can expect excellent career prospects across all sectors with lucrative opportunities for advancement to a management position, you could work as one of the following and more:
As a project manager for innovation, you will work in service or industrial companies and contribute your expertise at the interface between product development and marketing.
As Manager for Innovation & Application Development, you initiate and lead projects for product and application development. You are responsible for technical support and supporting your customers in close cooperation with the sales team.
Innovation Specialists are responsible for the analysis, design, and implementation of prototypes. They also carry out tests on the developed prototypes.
STUDY MODELS AND 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 into your schedule.
Duration 12 months
Perfect for those who want to hit the ground running and learn at the fastest pace possible. Starting from:
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:
Duration 24 months
Ideal for students with a lot of work or family commitments. This plan also reduces monthly study costs. Starting from:
The prices displayed show regular tuition fees including graduation fee, scholarship or other discounts. All displayed offers do not include students from Europe, the UK, the US, Canada, Australia & New Zealand. Additional fees may apply.
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.
- For 60-ECTS programmes, you will need to have already acquired 240 ECTS credits.
- For 120-ECTS programmes, you will need to have 180 ECTS credits.
- At least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent earned in your previous education
Start your online degree with our Scholarship Programme and receive a scholarship up to 80%!
This 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 120-ECTS degree, you will need a minimum of 180 ECTS credits from your previous studies.
- To start a 60-ECTS degree, you will need a minimum of 240 ECTS credits from your previous studies but can “bridge” up to 60 ECTS with 2 years of professional experience.
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.
For our 60-ECTS programmes, you will need at least one year of professional work experience before starting your studies (achieved after previous studies).
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.
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.