Master-Distance Learning
Engineering Management

60 ECTS English

Become an expert at the interface between Engineering and Management.

Distance Learning

Start your Master's online study programme in Engineering Management now

For experts in technology and science, it is becoming increasingly important in our networked world to combine technical expertise with skills in leadership and communication. You are an Engineer and want to elavate your management skills to a top international level? Our English-language Master's in Engineering Management combines technical know-how with innovative topics from management theory and practice. From Strategic Management to Performance Measurement to Product Development, this hands-on study programme will give you the knowledge, confidence and authority to assert yourself as a leader at the intersection of Technology and Management. So what are you waiting for?

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You decide where and when you want to study.
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Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) 60 ECTS
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    12-24 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 448€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
    60 ECTS - English
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 1128421
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.

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Programme overview

Regardless of whether you have already gained experience in management or are aiming for a management position, your Master's in Engineering Management ideally prepares you for management positions in engineering or consulting companies. One of the main goals is to link the disciplines of Technology and Management. Therefore, you will be equipped with the management knowledge and skills to lead engineering teams through challenging projects. You will gain a holistic understanding of how to solve complex problems that Technical Managers routinely face. You will also learn to use the changing dynamics of Technical Management in an international context to successfully participate in building advanced product developments through the use of Industry 4.0 and IoT

Tuition fees

Study model and prices for the Master's online study programme in Engineering Management

Depending on your personal or professional situation, full-time study is not always easy to manage. That is why we have also developed part-time programmes for all our degrees, which offer flexible and longer study periods. This way, you can study alongside your job or during your time off, whether at home or abroad. The content of the different models is identical. Depending on the study model, we will adjust your tuition fees accordingly. With the part-time variants, your weekly study workload is reduced.

Can't finish your degree in the allotted time? No problem! We will develop the right study model for everyone. If you realise that you need more time, you can easily switch to another study model with three months’ notice before the end of the month. These are our different study models:

Only until 01.03.2023


Duration 12 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

721€ /mtl 775€ Enrol by March 1st, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad. Apply now
Only until 01.03.2023

Part-Time I

Duration 18 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

539€ /mtl 575€ Enrol by March 1st, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad. Apply now
Only until 01.03.2023

Part-Time II

Duration 24 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

448€ /mtl 475€ Enrol by March 1st, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad. Apply now
Additional charges
All our study programmes include the following services
  • Free trial phase of four weeks*

  • Access to online libraries

  • Personal assistance from lecturers

  • Online campus with innovative study tools

  • Access to Statista and LinkedIn Learning

  • Individual study and career coaching

  • Online exams around the clock

  • License for Microsoft Office and Teams

  • Flexible extension of study duration

*The fees for this period only apply if you continue your studies with us.

Entry requirements

We make it possible: You can start your desired study programme with IU if you meet the following requirements.
General admission requirements
Admission alternatives
English language skills
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Your professional future in Engineering Management

After completing your Master's in Engineering Management, you will be in a position to take on management tasks in the engineering sector, to design processes within the scope of Product Development and to not only integrate their financing into the operational events, but to actively control them. Furthermore, you know how to use the systems that are absolutely necessary in engineering-based and production-oriented companies in a results-oriented manner and to drive forward their implementation process in the individual areas. You are most familiar with new trends such as Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things, and are able to integrate innovations into existing company processes. You also have the necessary skills to lead your employees and teams in a modern way and to integrate your own departmental goals into the overall company objective. With these skills, you can take on positions such as Team Leader in the engineering sector, work at the interface between Management and Production or even work in Product Management.

Project Engineer

As a Project Engineer, you carry out technical and engineering tasks in a project, but also have the necessary management skills to support Project Management or Engineering Management.

Engineering (Project) Manager

As an Engineering (Project) Manager, you lead engineering-related projects and have a strong technical background, as well as experience in leading teams.

Product Development Engineer/Manager

Als Produktentwicklungs-Ingenieur/Manager konzipierst Du ganz neue Produkte. Dabei entwirfst und testest Du modernste Werkzeuge und Techniken, die im Kontext von Industrie 4.0 eingesetzt werden.


Recognition of Achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.

Send an email to to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

Online recognition
Do you need support with your application for recognition? We have summarized all the important information for you in our guide to recognition. Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment.
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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. 

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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