Distance Learning Master Data Management (M.Sc.)

Start your online master’s programme in Data Management today

Your work makes things safer for everyone: Data Management is already one of the most important future skills that can get you into top-level positions. In your online master’s programme in Data Management, you analyse the entire data processing life cycle, learn about cloud technologies and can focus on areas such as cyber security.

Depending on your personal goals and experience, you can choose between a 60 ECTS programme and a 120 ECTS programme. While the 60 ECTS programme builds on your professional experience and teaches you to manage challenging projects, the 120 ECTS programme develops your technical skills as well as your sense of social responsibility for protecting sensitive data.


Your study programme summed up

Study programme & degree

M.Sc., 120, 60 ECTS credits
Language: en
Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible

Application & starting date

Start from today, Online application, no application deadline

Study duration & extension

12, 18, 24, 36, 48 months, depending on model Extension possible free of charge


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 329€/month, depending on model Regular discount campaigns

Recognition & Approval

Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned 120 ECTS - EN: AR-Siegel, ZFU: 1130222c 60 ECTS - EN: AR-Siegel, ZFU: 1130322
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Apply now and start your studies within a few hours – or choose any starting date that suits you. You can try us out for 1 month without commitment. We only charge you for this month if you continue with us.

Study programs

Your online studies master’s programmes in Data Management

The online master's programme in Data Management is available as a 60 ECTS or 120 ECTS programme in English language.

Master Data Management

120 ECTS, Language: English

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Master Data Management

60 ECTS, Language: English

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Study Content

Your electives in the master’s programme Data Management

Data is a great treasure that must be stored responsibly. With targeted elective options, 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 expert.

We are here for you

Do you need help with your decision? Your personal study advisor is happy to help you!

We will support you

Our student advisory service will help you if you have questions about your choice of degree program, the right time model or your financing options, for example.

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Start today: Try us out for 1 month

Apply now and start your studies within a few hours – or choose any starting date that suits you. You can try us out for 1 month without commitment. We only charge you for this month if you continue with us.

Study flexible

anytime and anywhere with 24/7 online exams, full- or part-time.

Learn innovatively

on your digital campus with your own AI study assistant and multimedia tools.


Benefit from an accredited degree with excellent career prospects.

You'll find all of the important information about your study programme and IU International University of Applied Sciences in your personal brochure.

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Your professional future

Database Manger

As a Database Manager, you take care of the efficient and well-organised storage, retrieval and processing of structured data. This includes the management of access rights as well as the construction of data models and the creation of query scripts, with the help of which you can answer questions relevant to the organisation.

Why IU is the best choice

Shape your studies your way

Plan your study routine however you like. You decide whether you prefer to study at night or during the day, at the library or in a cafe. You can even choose the start of your studies flexibly.

Easily organise your study routine

On your online campus, you're always up to speed. Here you organise your entire studies and find everything in one place – from digital scripts to an overview of your grades.

Deepen your knowledge individually

Deepen your knowledge interactively and suited to your learning style. With multimedia tools such as our AI study assistant, live sessions and learning sprints, you prepare better for your exams.

Take exams flexibly

Do you feel confident in the practice exam? Then sit your exam 24/7 online or at a location of your choice. In some courses, the final exam may be a workbook or portfolio.

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