Master degree course: Innovation and Change Management

The Master degree course Innovation and Change Management is unique in it's combination - usually degree courses focus either on innovation management or on change processes. However, practice shows that innovations and change processes in organizations can be networked and relevant changes assessed from different perspectives. Therefore, both aspects are considered in this degree course.

As a graduate you can encourage new developments, gather information for the necessary decisions, and properly evaluate available information. You are also able to optimally shape the relationships and processes with internal and external stakeholders.

The focus of the master degree course Innovation and Change Management is on business and socio-economic innovation and change processes of an organization.

Academic degree
Master of Arts (M.A.)

Standard period of study / Credits
4 semesters / 120 ECTS-credits

Internship prior to enrolment
Not required

Start date
Winter and summer semester

Admission restrictions
25 study places p.a.

Tuition fees
No

Teaching language
German

Information about the degree course (available only in German)

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Career prospects

As a graduate of the master degree course Innovation and Change Management, you have a broad range of career opportunities. Potential employers are suppliers of goods and services, non-profit organizations and public institutions. Among the typical management functions that you can take after successful completion are:

  • Innovation Management,
  • Change management,
  • Marketing management,
  • Sales management,
  • Personnel management,
  • Project management,
  • Quality management,
  • Management consulting.

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Entry requirements

Qualified degree (at least "good" (2.5) or "B") of

  • a business administration degree amounting to at least 180 ECTS credits or
  • a suitable economic, administrative, legal or social science degree under the condition that the attainment of 180 ECTS credits and / or the qualification goal missing modules are made up

Course structure

In the first three semesters, you will complete compulsory and elective courses with both basic and in-depth content. The fourth semester is reserved for the preparation of the master's thesis as well as the accompanying masters seminar.

By working on projects and case studies in small groups, you will learn in a practical way how to obtain and correctly assess relevant information and how to competently plan and implement innovation and change projects. Excursions and events by and with practitioners also help to apply what has been learned to practical problems and tasks.