What will I learn?

General management know-how perfectly combined with big data expertise

Whether it’s in classical retail or online shopping, financial services, the aviation, travel or tourism industry, or in telecommunications: Data is the key to the success of a business in almost any industry today. It’s not just about the amount of data collected but about preparing it analytically and using it profitably.

As a Big Data Manager, your goal is to generate maximum strategic value from data. You coordinate projects and work at the interface between head management, data engineering and data analysis. You have familiarity with the principles of information management, understand artificial intelligence techniques and have a grasp of new technologies and their benefits to the business environment.

And at the same time you are aware of the needs of your business and can reconcile the use of data with corporate strategy. Last but not least, you use your know-how to critically scrutinize current trends in big data, to differentiate pure hype from feasible solutions, and to make appropriate recommendations to management.

What you will learn from us

The master programme in Big Data Management prepares you for a career in one of the most important areas in future corporate environments.

  • You will learn how to prepare data, how to connect data from different sources, and how to analyse these relationships.
  • You will learn methods of data analysis in artificial intelligence.
  • You will evaluate the application of these methods in various corporate scenarios.
  • You will critically look at solution providers, as well as the ethical, social, and data protection issues within big data management.
  • You will deepen your management expertise, and work on your analytical skills.

What are my prospects?

Large companies and high-growth companies invest heavily in building data management systems and structures. There are many opportunities here for qualified specialists. After graduation, for example, you can work as a

  • Big Data Scientist
  • Big Data Engineer
  • BI Consultant

Study options

Full Time (4 semesters)

Tuition fees
€15,980.00 (US$ 17,321) per year
€ 15,980/year - Non-EU / Non-EEA Nationals; € 12,580/year - EU / EEA Nationals

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

March 2020, September 2020

Venue

IUBH University of Applied Sciences

IUBH Campus Bad Honnef,

Muelheimer Strasse 38,

BAD HONNEF,

North Rhine-Westphalia,

53604, Germany

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university (at least a 3 year programme or equivalent to 180 ECTS). Minimum grade point average equivalent of 3.0 according to the German grading system. Academic IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 80 points, PTE 56 points.

For international students

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited university (4 year programme or equivalent to 240 ECTS)
  • Final grade of at least "Satisfactory" (Minimum grade point average equivalent of 3.0 according to the German grading system)
  • Proof of English proficiency: Academic IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL IBT 80 points / PTE 56 points (overall) / Cambridge Advanced or Proficiency
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About this uni

About 87% of IUBH graduates begin their careers within three months of graduation.

  • Based in Germany
  • Offers students individual attention with small class sizes
  • Has comfortable university halls of residence
  • Has a strong international focus