The master's program in Information Systems is theory-based and practice-oriented in equal measure. It is tailored to preparing you for a challenging occupation with an emphasis on IT.
The master’s program in Information Systems deals with the area of information systems in both a theory-based and practice-led manner. The program is tailored to preparing you for a career in the commercial IT sector and the business administration departments of corporations such as controlling, operations management, or marketing. The current paradigm shift in management generates an ever-increasing demand for experts who understand complex IT systems and processes and can effectively shape these to suit the economic context. Students of the master's program gain a qualification that makes them eligible for numerous professional opportunities in management or for an academic career.
Minimum requirements to apply for a Master's program at TUM are a recognized undergraduate degree (e.g. a bachelor’s) and the successful completion of the aptitude assessment procedure. Aptitude assessment allows the TUM school or department to which you are applying the opportunity to evaluate your individual talents and motivation for study.
During the application period, you must apply through the TUM online application portal and upload your application documents.
If you receive an offer of admission, you will additionally have to submit individual documents as notarized hard copies by post to be enrolled.
Generally, applicants with a qualification for postgraduate studies (e.g. a bachelor’s) obtained outside of the EU / EEA must have their documents reviewed in advance through uni-assist.
You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://www.tum.de/en/studies/degree-programs/detail/detail/StudyCourse/wirtschaftsinformatik-master-of-science-msc/
The master’s program in Information Systems is structured around the following segments: informatics, information systems, economics, and professional development.
During the first three semesters, you attend course offerings in the areas of information management, business analytics, software engineering, databases, distributed systems, operations management, as well as marketing, strategy, and innovation.
Discipline-specific content is accompanied by modules that prepare you for specific professional fields and which incorporate the insights of experienced practitioners. Thus you have the opportunity to familiarize yourself with current and practical issues relating to specific professional fields. Associated internships enable you to apply the knowledge you acquire.
The degree concludes with the master’s thesis in the fourth semester.