Master of Business Administration (MBA)

General

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Program Description

IUBH University of Applied Sciences – Online: Scholarship Initiative: Save up to 80%!

IUBH Online wants to make it possible for anyone to take their chance in life. That is why they offer strong regional scholarships that vary in terms of cultural, social, educational or work experience background. All you have to do is to make use of the Scholarship Calculator on the school’s website and wait for the student recruitment team to get back to you with your final result.

(Be aware that our scholarships are not available to students from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)

Master of Business Administration

Take your career to new heights.

Your door to the business world

Our MBA distance learning programme is the ideal starting point for the next step in your professional path - a career as a successful manager. The programme qualifies you in the areas of business administration, corporate management, marketing, finance, and leadership for demanding activities in middle to upper management in many industries and specialist areas. And its international orientation makes you fit for the global job market.

By the way: In the MBA distance learning ranking 2017 of vergleich.org our study course was the winner with the highest grade of 1.3.

A short overview of your study

  • Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Credits: 60 or 90 ECTS
  • Start of study: Anytime (no fixed start date or enrolment deadlines)
  • Study duration: Standard period of study: from 12 up to 18 months. Different time models possible
  • Study model: Online study including online exams 24/7
  • Post-study work option: 18 months post-study work visa, EU Blue card
  • Fees: MBA 60 ECTS: starting from 550 euros per month* (scholarships available). MBA 90 ECTS: starting from 533 euros per month* (with up to 13.000€ scholarships for non-EU students only). Scholarships are not available to students from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland at the current time.

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Let's get started

  • Apply
    Secure your place at IUBH easily and without obligation using our form**. We’ll then send you your study agreement. Do you want to save time and costs? Have your previous classes recognised!
  • Sign your study agreement and officially enrol
    Send us your signed study agreement and supporting documents. After we’ve checked everything you will be officially enrolled.
  • Start studying
    Begin your studies – flexible and structured with individual and small group support.

**All students are required to post their original, notarised, supporting documents such as degree certificates via post to our Berlin Campus. After the preliminary acceptance letter, students will have two months to send all their documents.

Why it’s worth studying at IUBH

Study online & flexible
Wherever, whenever: With our digital learning materials and our on-demand online exams, we bring the lecture hall to your home.
Develop your international career
Our courses are taught in English, the course contents are tailored to work in an international environment.
Triple financial advantage
Save on tuition, profit from lower living expenses, and be able to work alongside your study.


Programme Structure

The MBA with a specialism in Big Data Management gives you expert and general management know-how and will help you develop your individual methodical skills:

  • You will deepen your knowledge in the areas of business management and leadership through academic and practice-oriented modules.
  • You will actively work on your soft skills such as communication skills and intercultural awareness.
  • You will learn to process data, combining data from various sources, and analyze connections.
  • You will learn the methods of artificial intelligence for data analysis.
  • You will work critically with solution providers and deal with ethical, social, and data protection issues with regards to Big Data Management.
  • You will learn about corporate strategies and how to measure their success.
  • You will learn to lead personnel and to accompany it through change processes.
  • You will deepen your specialist knowledge in two electives of your choice.

Course Overview

1st semester

  • Leadership
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • International Marketing
  • Performance Measurement
  • Corporate Finance
  • Managerial Economics

2nd semester

  • Strategic Management
  • Operations and Information Management
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Capstone Thesis and Defense

Time model

You can complete your MBA study in one, one and a half, two, or three years. Study over a longer period of time means a reduced weekly workload. Study over two or three years is particularly suitable for those who already have a large workload or those who would like to reduce the monthly costs.

Admission

Academic Requirements:

  • Completed undergraduate study from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution (180 ECTS for 1.5 years MBA and 240 ECTS for 1 year MBA).
  • A final grade of at least "Satisfactory" or grade C (as commonly used in the U.S and Canada).

Work Experience:

  • At least one-year work experience before the start of the IUBH Online Master programme (achieved after previous studies).
  • Plus: At least two years of work experience when you want to graduate.

English Level:

  • Proof of English skills.
  • If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.

Career Relevance

With an MBA you bring leadership competence and comprehensive knowledge from all relevant management disciplines to the table - and thus open up your career to a wide range of opportunities. No matter which area you come from, an MBA Master of Business Administration is the perfect basis for your next career step. The broad knowledge base from the areas of finance, economics, and leadership will help you to assume a leading position with budget responsibility. For example, you can analyze developments and markets, develop new products and business ideas, advise customers, lead departments and teams, or strategically develop the image of your company.

Explore your options

The huge corporate demand for globally-oriented executives and IUBH’s excellent reputation in academia and industry gives IUBH graduates huge leverage for a successful career, whether in their country of origin, in Germany, or one of 25 Schengen countries covered by a post-study work permit.

Testimonials

Halim Takhedmit
Master of Business Administration

Halim Takhedmit, 30, is from Algeria and has a background in engineering. An Inside Sales Engineer with Fife Tidland GmbH (part of Maxcess), his hobbies include cycling and travelling.

"Starting the programme online offered me invaluable flexibility: I was able to remain at home in Algeria and study in parallel with my job, so I could prepare my next career step without taking a professional gap."

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

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You want to start an international career in Europe and search for a flexible, affordable way to reach this goal? Our online Master's and MBA programs offer you an international orientation with a focus on business and general management competencies. Read less