Master Business Management – Digital Business Management

* online distance learning programme *

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  • Attendance

    The whole study programme is delivered online. In some modules mandatory synchronous online lectures are delivered.

  • Degree

    Master of Science (M.Sc.)

  • Type of study

    distance learning online

  • Standard period of study

    24 months

  • Programme start

    October

  • Credits (ECTS)

    90

  • Language of instruction

    English

  • Number of places

    25

  • Admission requirements

    University degree (210 CP) and at least one year of postgraduate work experience, or
    University degree (180 CP) plus at least two years of relevant work experience, or
    For applicants without a first university degree: five years of relevant work experience plus qualification test

  • Application period

    from 1 December

  • Tuition fees

    14.800 Euro

Master Business Management – Digital Business Management

The Master of Science in Business Management qualifies graduates for management positions in international companies and organisations in the digital aera.

The programme offers:

  • Profound knowledge of concepts, theories and applications of all major subjects of business administration and a specialisation in Digital Business Management
  • An interdisciplinary understanding of international management to provide students with the necessary skills to pursue a career in digital businesses and in the era of digitalisation
  • A dedicated Career Service and a strong network
  • A flexible mode of delivery: studies at any time and from any location

Programme Structure

The Master of Science in Business Management begins in October and runs over the course of 24 months. The distance-learning programme is divided into three sections:

  • Phase 1: You learn and build upon fundamental concepts, theories and applications of business administration. You will develop an essential understanding of management with special emphasis on digital business
  • Phase 2: Through the elective modules, you will specialise in Digital Business Management
  • Phase 3: Your master's thesis

Programme Content

The Master of Science in Business Management tackles current topics in international management as well as practical issues in global companies. In addition to traditional management skills, you learn new ways of shaping business models and value chains, marketing products and services, and new management styles. A modern mix of distant teaching approaches and the integration of practical student projects is applied.

The specialisation in Digital Business Management prepares you for leadership and specialist roles in the field of digital businesses, either startups or larger firms. You extend and broaden your knowledge in areas such as Digital Leadership, Digital Marketing or Digital Entrepreneurship.

Download the Curriculum here

  • University degree (210 CP) and at least one year of postgraduate work experience, or
  • University degree (180 CP) plus at least two years of relevant work experience, or
  • For applicants without a first university degree: five years of relevant work experience plus qualification test

Each year, applications are accepted from 1 December. We recommend applying early as admissions are made on a rolling basis depending on suitability. 25 places are assigned annually for the programme start in October.

If you meet the entry requirements and are interested in applying for the Master Business Management, please send a completed application form with the following documents

  • copy of your undergraduate university degree and transcript of records
  • proof of work experience (e.g. reference letters)
  • proof of English skills (certification must be less than three years old)
  • curriculum Vitae / resume, preferably in "europass"
  • letter of motivation explaining your choice of programme
  • copy of your passport or ID
  • Non-EU-citizen: proof of three years undergraduate degree

Please submit formally certified copies only.

Certificates and other documents which are not in English nor in German must be translated into one of these languages. Translations must be formally certified and attached to the documents.

Tuition fees - an investment in your future

The tuition fee for the Master Business Management is 14.800 Euro.
This includes all study costs, from matriculation to modules and teaching materials, right through to exam charges.

Tuition fee can be paid in installments, which you can view in the schedule of fees. We will be happy to advise you personally!

Schedule of fees to download

As the programme has been approved as a course of further education in accordance of the Berlin Law of Higher Education, tuition fees are normally tax deductible. The degree programme is also recognised as vocational training which usually allows some entitlement to training leave.