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Overview

This course is a full-time, career-developing master’s programme for applicants whose overall ambition is to add some cutting-edge knowledge, skills and ethics to their toolkit while pursuing a richly rewarding career progression.

The MSc in Information Technology Management will help you to evaluate the impact of IT in business in society and the impact of emerging business models enabling students to respond proactively to dynamic challenges by devising and implementing new tech strategies.

Berlin School of Business and Innovation is in partnership with University for the Creative Arts (UCA), a Gold Standard institution under the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF). As a result of this partnership, BSBI is able to offer the MSc Information Technology Management. UCA is an acclaimed creative institution in the UK that ranks highly in all three of the major UK league tables. The university has also been ranked 13th out of all UK universities in the Guardian League Table 2020; and ranked no.7 in the 2021 Guardian League Tables for Business, Management & Marketing.

Secure your place on this programme by applying today for 2022 intakes - Find out how to apply here.

What will you experience?

Students have the option to study the course online, on campus or via the blended learning method which involves a mixture of face-to-face lectures on the BSBI campus in Berlin and attendance at online modules via the University for the Creative Arts platform.

The latest technology is used to enhance learning and collaborative working, research-active staff work with you on the latest research developments, while industry guest speakers and live briefs provide development opportunities embedded throughout the course enriching your creative and business practice and significantly contribute to your experience at university and preparation for professional practice.

Who should take this programme?

This course is perfect for those with a desire to pursue a career in the field of computer science or data analytics and looking to understand the fundamentals of information technology management. Collaborative and informative learning techniques will be utilised to prepare students for their professional careers.

Why study this programme?

As a student on this course, you will get the opportunity to develop your knowledge of a range of core business areas and IT management skills. This will underpin the extensive development of your academic, theoretical and practical knowledge of the data science and high-tech Industry.

The course provides an approach to learning that encourages you to work creatively on business problems whilst enabling you to develop confidence in becoming a reflective independent practitioner, strategic thinker, and decision maker within the field of the information technology management.

You will also earn a master’s degree with 180 UK credits (equivalent to 90 ECTS). This helps student mobility in the EU when it comes to transferring credits from one higher education institution to another.

Course Price

International students Price: €12,000

EU students Price: €8,000 

Apply for MSc programme and save 10% off your fees! Terms and conditions apply.

The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Programme Structure

The 18-month course provides students with a strong understanding of core computer science skills that will underpin the extensive development of academic and theoretical knowledge in IT Management. The curriculum emphasises computer science, supported by professional tools, advanced simulation techniques literacy and the application of a variety of labs and workshops to solve problems and make informed decisions and design solutions in the domain of data analytics. The pathway will be offered only if sufficient demand exists. 

Modules

During its first three terms the programme will cover fundamental topics such IT and project management and techniques, digital transformation, machine learning and analytics. Students will also be able to study the German language alongside your master’s degree subjects. On your final term, you will research and prepare a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

TERM 1
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science
  • Digital Economy and Transformation
TERM 2
  • Machine Learning and Visualisation for Data Analytics
  • Electronics, Mechanical and Mechatronic Systems
TERM 3
  • Pathway 1: Sustainability Development
  • Pathway 2: Project Management
  • Pathway 3: IT Management and Administration
TERM 4
  • Dissertation

Pathways

  • Sustainable Development Management
  • ICT for sustainability
  • IT Project Management
  • Systems Engineering and Advanced Control Technology
  • Information Systems Management
  • IT Operations, Supply and Logistics 

Learning Outcomes

The MSc Information Technology Management aims to:

• Provide conceptual frameworks for information technology management and data analytics which draw insights from academic research into the challenges of contemporary technical, management and business practice in areas like computer science, machine learning, mechatronics and artificial intelligence.

• To offer students an integrated approach to the study of information technology management in the international industries that emphasises the interdependence between some of the core disciplines and practices of technology and management.

• Enable students to excel in a professional and managerial environment having built on existing knowledge of fundamental concepts and skills whilst developing new ones.

• Prepare students for high-level autonomous graduate employment, research, further study and lifelong learning by developing their intellectual, practical and transferable skills.

 

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Career Progression

This course is perfect for anyone with a desire to pursue a career in the field of IT or looking to learn the fundamentals of information technology management. Upon graduation, students will have acquired the knowledge, skills and confidence required to secure a lucrative and successful career in the field.

This is a field which is constantly growing, meaning there is a huge number of opportunities available so graduates will be spoilt for choice. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the computer and information technology field is expected to grow by 13 percent from 2016-2026 — faster than the average growth rate of all occupations. By 2026, another 557,100 jobs are expected to be added within the field.

Currently, there is a digital skills gap which has a significant impact on organisations in every sector of the global economy. In research conducted by the Capgemini Digital Transformation Group (in collaboration with LinkedIn), one of the findings noted that “the challenge of the digital talent gap is no longer just an HR issue; it is an organisation-wide phenomenon that affects all areas of the business.” Additionally, researchers found that “the talent gap in soft digital skills is more pronounced than in hard digital skills.” The research also found that the soft digital skills in greatest demand include “customer-centricity” and a “passion for learning,” while the hard digital skills needed the most are cybersecurity and cloud computing (nu.edu 2021). This means now is a better time than ever to gain a Master’s in Information Technology Management.

 

  • Delivery: On campus
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Intakes: February 2022, May 2022, October 2022
  • Campus: Berlin, Germany
  • Degree awarded by University for the Creative Arts
  • Price: €12,000 (international students)| €8,000 (EU students)

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The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Minimum age: 21

Academic qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university
  • Consideration will also be given to applicants with minimum of 3 relevant work managerial experience, demonstrating an ability to study at postgraduate level

English language requirements: 

  • Official English Tests
    • IELTS – minimum OS 6.0 (with min 5.5 in each component);
    • Password test – minimum OS 6.0 (with min 5.5 in each component);
    • PTE (Academic) – minimum OS of 56 ( with min 51 in each component);
    • TOEFL IBT OS 80 (Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, Writing 17);
    • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency OS 69 (min 162 in each component)
    • LanguageCert International ESOL SELT OS B2 Communicator High Pass (min 33 in each component)
    • Duolingo test with an overall score of 105 
  • Applicants who have an insufficient score in one component (i.e. 5.0 instead of 5.5) but overall meets the required threshold, can sit for an English diagnostic test online. Students based in Germany will also be able to sit for an internal assessment, free of charge, with a successful passing rate of 50%+.
  • West African Certificates (WAEC AND NECO only) as a stand-alone with a minimum of C6 in English and issued within the last 5 years. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) is also accepted with an overall grade C or above. For Tanzania and Cameroon, we request an IELTS (or equivalent certificate).
  • WAEC/NECO must be enhanced by a successful (50%+) Internal English Assessment if issued more than 5 years ago.
  • You have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the majority English speaking countries within the last two years.
  • You have achieved a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university (according to ECCTIS UK), where the Method of Instruction was entirely in English (teaching and assessment).

Exceptions

  • You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica
    New Zealand, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines
    Trinidad and Tobago, UK, USA
  • You must own a personal laptop with the following hardware configuration: 

i5 or above processor, and at least 8 GB RAM 

  • It must have Microsoft Office installed (any version).

You can apply now to study with BSBI! It’s quick and easy, here’s how it works:

  1. Create an account here
  2. Select the programme and intake you want to apply for
  3. Complete all sections of the online application
  4. Submit online application
  5. Our Admissions Team will liaise with you with regards to next steps

Benefit from reduced fees when you apply for the MSc Information Technology Management programme before 31 December 2021. Save 10% on your fees! Partial Scholarships are also available. Terms and conditions apply.*

*Terms and Conditions:

  • Only international students are eligible for this offer

  • Not applicable for European passport holders, they have a separate European fees

  • To secure the offer, a minimum deposit of €2,000 must be paid before the deadline

  • The tuition fee balance must be paid before the start of the programme

  • This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or scholarships

  • Terms and conditions of the Study Agreement are still applicable

  • Students who have already paid a deposit towards Feb, May or Oct 2021 intakes will receive the same discount upon registering on campus

  • Students who have deferred from any 2020 intake will not receive this offer

BSBI has launched five Professional Certificate courses in order to support students further in their employability, skills and continued development throughout their education.

These courses will also help you better understand your strengths, competencies and areas for development – helping to progress your professional development.

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