Master in Management and Digital Technology

Master in Management & Digital Technology

  • Four-semester program
  • Full-time study
  • Language: 100% English
  • Admission period:
    • Winter semester: April 1 - May 31
    • Summer semester: November 1 - November 30
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Shape Business Through Digital Leadership

Executives need to keep on top of the game and develop their own talents to effectively lead businesses into the future as digitalization continues to gather steam, whether on the subject of artificial intelligence, virtual reality, or digital currency. Success depends on having an integrative education.

 

You will be equipped for a profession that combines management and digital technology by pursuing the Master in Management and Digital Technology at TUM Campus Heilbronn. Learn to blend two worlds and overcome the difficult problems of the digitalized world by enrolling in the four-semester master's degree program.

Key Facts

Degree
Master of Science (M.Sc.)

 

Study duration
4 semesters, full-time

 

Language
100 % English

 

Start of program
Summer semester & winter semester each year

 

Application period
Summer semester: November 1 - November 30
Winter semester: April 1 - May 31

 

Admission requirements
Bachelor's degree in management or an equivalent field
For all requirements, please check the admission requirements below

Your Benefits at TUM Campus Heilbronn

  

Excellence in Research and Teaching

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In the Heilbronn-Franconia region, TUM sees itself as a civic university in a campus ecosystem that empowers students, researchers, companies, and local stakeholders to positively shape the digital transformation.

The Campus for the Digital Age

The TUM Campus Heilbronn focusses its research on digital transformation, information engineering, and family enterprises under the motto "For the Digital Age". The perfect surroundings to get inspiration for your studies.

Your possibilities to spend a semester abroad

During your studies, you have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad in the third semester. We offer several options to gain valuable experience abroad, from Erasmus+ to TUMexchange and scholarships. Find out more!

Admission Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with at least 140 ECTS at the time of your application in the following fields:
      • Management & Technology
      • Management
      • Economics
      • Industrial Engineering
      • a comparable program

     

    • Successful completion of the following modules during your bachelor's program
      • 25 ECTS or more in management and/or
      • 10 ECTS or more in economics and/or
      • 5 ECTS or more in quantitative decision support with methods of operations research management and/or
      • 5 ECTS or more in empirical methods and/or
      • 5 ECTS or more in programming
  • For a complete application, you going to have to write and submit an essay regarding a given topic.

     

    For more information please visit the site of TUM School of Management.

  • Since the Master in Management & Digital Technology is taught completely in English, you have to submit proof of proficiency like a language certificate for English. The following language certificates are accepted:

     

    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
      • Minimum score: 88
      • Internet based Test (iBT) or iBT Home Edition tests are accepted
      • Only Test Date Score is valid (not MyBest Score)

     

    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
      • Minimum overall band score: 6.5
      • IELTS Academic and IELTS indicator are accepted

     

     

    • GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)
      • Minimum score: 600
      • The GMAT Focus Edition with a minimum score of 585 points is also accepted
      • Scores of 650 points and higher will be awarded extra points at the first stage of the assessment process
      • Mandatory for applicants from Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, and Pakistan with a minimum score of 640

     

    • Courses taught and assessed entirely in English during your undergraduate program
      • Minimum 12 ECTS must have been taught and assessed completely in English
      • Your transcript of records must show clearly that the courses and credits achieved were taught and examined in English language
      • Alternatively you can include an official confirmation by your university or faculty that some courses were passed in English

     

     

    Please note: You do not need to prove any proficiency in the German language at the time of your application. But you need to hand in proof of basic German language proficiency (comparable to A1) by the end of the second semester if you are a foreign student.

    • Bangladesh
      • GMAT score of at least 640 points

     

    • China
      • GMAT score of at least 640 points
      • ​​​​​​​If you gained your degree from a Chinese school or university, you will need a certificate from the Academic Evaluation Center (Akademische Prüfstelle, APS)

     

    • Egypt
      • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​GMAT score of at least 640 points

     

    • India
      • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​GMAT score of at least 640 points
      • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​If you gained your degree from a Indian school or university, you will need a certificate from the Academic Evaluation Center (Akademische Prüfstelle, APS)

     

    • Pakistan:
      • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​GMAT score of at least 640 points

     

    • Vietnam:
      • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​If you gained your degree from a Vietnamese school or university, you will need a certificate from the Academic Evaluation Center (Akademische Prüfstelle, APS)
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Your Future Opportunities

Upon successful completion of your master's degree in Management & Digital Technology, you will:

 

  • successfully use your specialized expertise, methodological skills, and problem-solving abilities in a corporate setting and at the intersection of management and digital technology.
  • solve complex problems and tasks in digital and traditional businesses.
  • manage or lead digital initiatives in businesses and act as a technology manager.
  • be capable of assessing actual business administration problems as well as issues with management, digital technology, and business administration.

 

If you want to start your career with a strong network in promising companies, a degree from TUM Heilbronn Campus is the right choice for you.

Sounds Great to You?

Apply now and start your studies at TUM Campus Heilbronn for the summer semester of 2024!

Program Structure

  • Electives or Specialization in Management

    • 6 ECTS
    • Management

     

    Specialization in Technology

    • 18 ECTS
    • Technology

     

    Electives in Methods

    • 6 ECTS
    • Methods

     

    Total credits: 30

  • Electives or Specialization in Management

    • 12 ECTS
    • Management

     

    Specialization in Technology

    • 12 ECTS
    • Technology

     

    Electives in Methods

    • 6 ECTS
    • Methods

     

    Total credits: 30

  • Electives or Specialization in Management

    • 30 ECTS
    • Management

     

    Mobility window:

    In the third semester, you have the opportunity to do a semester abroad. If you are interested in this, please check the possibilities of going abroad.

     

    Total credits: 30

  • Master's thesis

    • 30 ECTS
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This master's program offers a unique environment for students to develop the essential skills that help them navigate the intersection of management and digital technology and drive the transformation of businesses and society in a digitalized world.
Prof. Dr. Chengguang Li
Chair of Strategic Management and Academic Program Director

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The Master in Management & Digital Technology starts twice a year. You can apply for the winter semester and the summer semester each year.

  • Depending on when you would like to start your Master in Management & Digital Technology the application periods are as follows:

     

    • Summer semester: November 1 - November 30
    • Winter semester: April 1 - May 31
  • Yes. If you are interested in several programs, you can hand in a separate application for every program you are interested in. Applications are processed separately which means that you have to do the application process completely for each program, including all documents required and certified copies.

  • Yes. Since the Master in Management & Digital Technology is taught and assessed in English completely, you need proof of English proficiency when applying for the program. The following certificates are accepted:

     

    • TOEFL (minimum score: 88)
    • IELTS (minimum score: 6.5)
    • Cambridge Main Suite of English (Grades A, B, C)
    • Pearson English Language Test (minimum score: 65)
    • GMAT (minimum score: 600; 640 for applicants from certain countries)
    • At least 12 ECTS taught and examined in English during your undergraduate program

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