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Embark on your journey to becoming a highly skilled Project Manager with the M.A. Project Management programme at IU. Tailored for aspiring leaders, this Master's programme offers two distinct paths: a 120-ECTS programme for Economics or Engineering graduates and a 60-ECTS programme for experienced professionals. Dive into project management best practices, strategic decision-making, and leadership principles, followed by modules on change management, agile work, and soft skills like communication. Benefit from practical project simulations and elective topics, including international standards like SCRUM and Prince2. The programme's flexibility allows you to study at your own pace, while receiving personal support throughout your digital learning journey. Upon graduation, unlock a world of opportunities as a Project Manager, SCRUM Master, or IT Project Manager. Meet the entry requirements by holding a degree from a recognised institution and demonstrating English proficiency. Take charge of your future with IU's top-level education and innovative approach to project management.

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Get started with a Master’s in Project Management

Plan, manage and oversee projects and their implementation; assemble your project team, monitor its members’ success; be involved, foresee challenges and offer quick solutions; use your broad expertise in business management, technology and psychology to get the best out of teams, and ensure that everyone is working together in harmony.

If this sounds appealing to you, the consecutive master’s programme in Project Management is your first step towards a career that ticks all of the above boxes. This master’s degree is offered in two different programmes:

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Entry Requirements

60 ECTS degree:

Completed degree with 240 ECTS.
Your degree should be from a public or officially recognised university/
higher education institution.
You should have achieved at least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent.

120 ECTS degree:

Completed degree with 180 ECTS with a focus on Economics or Engineering.
Your degree should be from a public or officially recognised university/
higher education institution.
You should have achieved at least a “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent.

At IU, we teach in English, therefore, we ask you to provide us with a proof of your English language skills.

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Student Profile

Benjamin Mehran

"As an investment banker, IU alumnus Benjamin Mehran was involved in developing the Investment Bank N+1 Deutschland GmbH (now Alantra Deutschland GmbH), which was founded in 2013. After almost five years he left Alantra and now works as Investment Manager - Private Equity at the stock exchange listed company Aves One AG.

""The degree programme at IU is an excellent preparation for a career as an investment banker.”"


• IU is International: IU is proud of its large international network which continues to grow.
• IU is Digital: IU are experts in innovative, online learning and allow students to study easily from any device with digital tools, a large online library, and learning materials.
• IU is Flexible: Students who study online with IU, can choose between full-time or part-time study models and choose when they want to learn—great for people who have work or family commitments.
• IU is Practical: In addition to practical knowledge, students have access to advisors, a huge network of international students and alumni, and connections to 6,000 IU partners.
• And, of course, quality: IU and its programmes are certified and accredited and have won many awards. It has achieved top ratings on the CHE ranking and top marks for online studies in the QS Stars ratings. At a teaching level, professors at IU all have at least five years’ industry experience in their field to ensure students gain relevant and insightful knowledge.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to 67% in Scholarships


IU has always aimed to enable as many motivated students as possible, from any background, to access further education. They continue to offer scholarships to students who are high academic achievers, female leaders in technical fields, great contributors to society, and more. For online students at IU, scholarships of up to 67% are available! So, students can save a huge amount on tuition fees, not to mention the costs saved by learning at home without the need to travel or pay for accommodation.

Application Procedure

1. Complete and submit your online application
2. Get contacted by your personal study advisor within 48 hours
3. Discuss your scholarship or discount opportunities based on your work experience and academic performance with your study advisor

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