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Master
Management: Big Data Management

Big data is big news for business and a booming career field. Gain expert management know-how and develop expertise in preparing, processing, and analysing data with a master of management specialising in big data.

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START YOUR DEGREE IN BIG DATA MANAGEMENT WITH IU

From the optimisation of existing production lines to the creation of new business models, data-driven decisions are at the centre of digital business. A master’s degree specialising in Big Data Management will not only give you the skills to make critical decisions surrounding big data but also provide the management know-how to help you find your way as a leader in business.  

What makes IU your best choice

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All the important details about this programme

  • Study model
    Master of Arts (M.A.)
    60 ECTS
    Study format: Online or On Campus
    Dual Degree: Available
  • Duration of study
    12 months
    Part time models available
  • Study Fees
    Online: From 583 117 euros per month
    On Campus: From 916 799 euros per month
  • Accreditation
    60 ECTS - English - Online
    Online study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards

    60 ECTS - English - On Campus
    On campus study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards
  • Admission
    Completed Undergraduate Degree
    Scholarship Programme Option
    1 Year of Work Experience
    English Skills
  • Reduce your study fees
    Many scholarship options available
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One Degree, Two Qualifications: Dual Degree Offer with LSBU

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 for this offer within 4 weeks of enrolment, so don’t miss out!

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Make the path to your degree simple

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.

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DEGREE OVERVIEW

In the IU Master of Management in Big Data Management, you'll learn how to prepare data, link data from different sources, and analyse data relationships. You'll get to know artificial intelligence methods for data analysis, including when and how to apply them, and examine societal impact and data protection issues. With a degree in Big Data Management, you'll detect and deliver essential data insights to boost the success of any company you work for while ensuring ethical practice.

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Your Specialist Management Degree

This degree combines our Master of Management with specialist electives for a career in Leadership. Take a look at the Module Handbook for more details.

Start your new life in Germany: Study on campus at IU

Studying a flexible degree with a blend of in-person and online lectures on our Berlin or Bad Honnef 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 


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CAREER OUTLOOK

With a Master of Management in Big Data, you bring leadership competencies and comprehensive knowledge from all relevant big data disciplines to the table. Fast-growing companies are investing in the implementation of data management systems and structures and are looking for qualified experts in the area as a result. With a degree in Big Data Management, you'll have a variety of great opportunities to step into a career filled with innovation and motivation once you graduate.

BI Consultant

As a BI (Business Intelligence) consultant, you prepare, transform and make data analysable. This enables you to identify trends, analyse customer behaviour and provide solid foundations for your company's future decisions. You act as a link between IT and the respective departments.                    

Big Data Scientist

As a Data Scientist, you work at the interface between computer science, mathematics, management and statistics after your studies. Your goal is to use your company's collected data as profitably as possible. You are not only responsible for analysing the data but also placing it into a business context. 

Big Data Engineer

The duties of a Data Engineer are very diverse. In general terms, they take care of all processes related to the generation, storage, maintenance, processing, enrichment and transfer of data. An important aspect here is the setup and monitoring of the hardware and software infrastructure - starting with the conception, purchase and installation of all necessary components up to decisions about what software and services are used.

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.  

Full time

Duration 12 months

Perfect for those who want to hit the ground running and learn at the fastest pace possible. Starting from:

€916 €183 / month Apply now

Part time

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:

€694 €139 / month Apply now

Extended

Duration 24 months

Ideal for students with a lot of work or family commitments. This plan also reduces monthly study costs. Starting from:

€583 €117 / month Apply now
*Price information:

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.

**Dual Degree information:

Gain your extra LSBU validated UK degree for €1,490 on top of your IU degree. (Only applicable to dual degree ready programmes)

Our IU study programmes include the following benefits

  • Take exams online

  • Study materials

  • 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

  • Online forums

  • 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

Admission requirements

You can start your desired study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences if you meet the requirements.
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Why IU is a great choice
  • 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.

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