Master-Distance Learning Business Engineering

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90 or 120 ECTS German
Distance Learning

Start your online master’s programme in Industrial Engineering today

Just so you know: the industry needs you. It especially needs young leaders who are prepared for tomorrow’s challenges and not afraid to tackle them. As an expert for the assessment and development of companies, you qualify for an exciting range of positions in various areas of business. Your master’s in Industrial Engineering supplies you with expert knowledge of digitization and automatization. Management skills and agile thinking make you a competent leader. 

Depending on your personal interests and (professional) experience, you can choose between the 90 ECTS programme or the 120 ECTS programme. While the 90 ECTS programme expands your theoretical knowledge, the 120 ECTS programme hones your practical skills as well as management skills on a practical and global level. 

Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) 90 or 120 ECTS
    German
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    18-48 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study programme independent of time & place
    No mandatory attendance
    Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
    Exams online or at nearest examination centre
  • Study fees
    Starting at 316€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    The IU International University of applied sciences is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Study Programs

Your online studies master’s programmes in business engineering

We offer a 90 ECTS programme and a 120 ECTS programme for the master’s in business engineering. 

Admission requirements for the 90 ECTS programme: 

  • Completed undergraduate degree in the field of business engineering (business engineering, technical economics, business informatics or engineering management) 
  • If you have at least 210 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree or diploma, you can access the programme directly 
  • If you have 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree, you must complete courses amounting to 30 ECTS OR offer proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience by the time the study programme begins. 

Advantage: Build on your professional experience and get your master’s degree on the fast track. 

 

Admission requirements for the 120 ECTS programme: 

  • At least 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree or diploma in the field of business engineering (business engineering, technical economics, business informatics or egineering management) 
  • Your bachelor’s degree has a different focus? Then you can take a master’s entrance exam. 

Advantage: Build on your bachelor’s degree and take a deep dive into the world of business engineering. 

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100% Flexible

At IU you study at your own pace

100% your way

Take your IU study programme with you – no matter whether you’re on your way to work or traveling the world. You even get to choose whether you want to take your exams online or on site.

Innovative

The online campus and our study app IU Learn are innovative smart tools for every learning style. You study according to your individual needs.

Personalised
Your electives allow you to focus on those areas that best fit your goals. You prepare for the career you want with the subjects you care about.

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Advantages

Your advantages in IU Distance Learning

Your degree brings with it many career advantages, such as the chance of a salary increase, more attractive tasks or career advancement. In addition, you will develop personally! We make sure that you can integrate your studies as flexibly as possible into your daily work and family life.
Salary increase
After graduating, you can benefit from a salary increase of up to 25%.
Professional development
This study programme is ideal for your professional development.
Career boost
We offer you a wide range of expert knowledge to increase your value on the job market.

Master’s in Business Engineering : your electives

The master’s programme in business engineering is highly practical: in your 90 ECTS programme, you choose one of 15 electives, such as robot-based production, data engineering or strategic management of air traffic. Your 120 ECTS programme allows you to dive even deeper: you can choose two of 15 electives to best prepare for your career. Your options include modules such as smart innovation, digital transformation and cyber security. 

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
Apply now
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Careers

Your professional future

Project manager for smart factory/industry 4.0

Digitisation is becoming ever more essential in modern production chains. As a project manager for smart factory/industry 4.0, you develop holistic production concepts and redesign processes. In addition, you take on responsible tasks in digital factory planning and automation. 

Find out more about our 120 ECTS programme 

Why IU is the best choice
  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to Fernstudiencheck.de, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

  • Here for you – personally

    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of.