Master-Online Studies Data Management

Study by your own rules
60 or 120 ECTS English
Online Studies

Start your master’s programme in Data Management today

Your work improves security for everyone: Data management is one of the most sought-after future skills with which you can land attractive management positions. In your master's programme in Data Management, you cover the entire data processing life cycle, learn how to use cloud technologies and specialise in areas such as cyber security. 
You can study Data Management as a 60 ECTS programme or as a consecutive 120 ECTS programme – whatever suits you and your goals best! 

Overview Your degree summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Science (MSc) 60 or 120 ECTS
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start your studies later
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    12-48 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 306€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
    120 ECTS - English
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 1130222c

    60 ECTS - English
    Currently in the process of being accredited
Study start information
First time from,01.09.2023 (English, 60 ECTS), 01.03.2023 (English, 120 ECTS)
Information about state accreditation
This programme is still in the process of accreditation. We are expecting Ministry approval at the very latest by the start of the study programme. So far, all IU programmes have been accredited and approved successfully on time.
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Study Programs

Your online studies master’s programmes in Data Management

You can study Data Management as a 60 ECTS and 120 ECTS programme: 
Your admission requirements for the 60 ECTS programme: 

  • Completed undergraduate degree 
  • Proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme 
  • With 210 ECTS from the first degree: Direct access possible with proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme 
  • With 180 ECTS from the first degree: Attendance of courses amounting to 30 ECTS and proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience OR proof of at least two years of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme 
  • Proof of your English language skills 

Your advantage: Get your master's degree in no time, building on your professional experience. 


Your admission requirements for the 120 ECTS programme: 

  • Completed undergraduate degree in the field of (business) informatics, data science, digital business or data management or a related area 
  • If your undergraduate degree has no corresponding focus, you can be admitted via a master’s entrance exam. 
  • Proof of your English language skills 

Your advantage: Invest a little more time and gain deeper knowledge based on your bachelor's degree. 

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100% Flexible

Flexible, interactive, practically oriented: your online studies

  • Whether you’re studying full-time, alongside your job, abroad or as a parent: your online studies adapt to your life. You study online and 100% flexibly – from the first day of class right up to your exam.
  • Thanks to our online campus, our innovative study app IU Learn and our virtual classes, you can fit your studies right into your daily life.
  • You even get to choose how to sit your exams: online 24/7 on 365 days a year or simply on location.
  • Connect with other students or your lecturers at any time: via the online campus, MS Teams, E-Mail or in interactive virtual classes.
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Your advantages in IU Online Studies

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.

Your specialisation options in the master’s programme Data Management

Data is a great treasure that must be stored responsibly. With targeted specialisations, you can distinguish yourself as a data management professional. In the 60 ECTS programme, you choose one of 8 elective modules such as data miner, technical project lead or business analyst. In the 120 ECTS programme, you choose two out of 8 elective modules, such as master data manager, data scientist or data security and protection specialist. 

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Your professional future

Database Manager

What is the best way to store large amounts of data? How can I get quick readouts that are relevant to my organisation? And how do I process structured data? As a database manager, you try to find answers to these questions. 

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, 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.