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International Master in Management of Information Technology (IMMIT)

Degree type
MSc
Language of education
English (100%)
Duration
24 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
AACSB, NVAO
Type of institution
Research University
City
Tilburg

Program description

The International Master in Management of IT(IMMIT) programme will be your gateway to Europe, connecting you to a worldwide business and academic network.

The International Master in Management of IT(IMMIT)is jointly offered by Tilburg University (The Netherlands), IAE Aix Graduate School of Management, Université Paul Cezanne Aix-Marseille III (France) and Turku University (Finland).

Information and information technology (IT) have increasingly become an integral part of products and services and form the foundation of business processes. Organisations must know how to make the right choices with respect to new IT systems and, at the same time, ensure that existing business processes continue to receive a high quality service from IT. This tight link between IT and organizational processes means that the IT department is not alone in its responsibility for the effective use of information and IT. Getting more value from IT is an increasingly important organisational competency. The IMMIT is Master’s program designed to address these new Information & Management challenges.

Objectives
The Management of Information Technology program is designed to prepare students with a background (bachelor) in either business and/or information technology / computer science to become -hybrid” managers at the interface between Information Systems (IS) and business functions within an increasingly international business context.

Instruction modes
IMMIT uses a variety of methods such as group work, case discussions, action learning, business simulations, faculty-cohort interaction and the use of information technology especially a common web-based communication platform used by all partner universities and students for programme related communications.

Curriculum
The first year comprises of Foundations in International Business and IT management skills. In the second year, the emphasis shifts towards integration issues such as the role of IT in business transformation, management of IT-based innovation and more specialized topics in international IT management. The second semester is devoted to thesis work which includes an internship.

1st year
The IMMIT program degree totals 120 ECTS credits, to be completed in 2 years full-time studies. The language of instruction is English. The first semester will start in August at IAE Aix-en-Provence. The emphasis will be on the foundations of international business. The semester will finish in December and in January the students will move to the University of Turku in Finland to start the second semester. The main focus of the second semester will be on skills in IT management.

After 1st year
The third semester will start at Tilburg University in September and the emphasis shifts towards integration issues such as the role of IT in business transformation, management of IT-based innovation and more specialized topics in international IT management.

The fourth semester starts in February and is devoted to thesis work, which includes an internship in an international operating company.

About Tilburg University

At Tilburg University, our mission is to inspire students and faculty members to reach their full potential, and in doing so, reap a positive impact on the society around them. Our education and research is internationally inspired and is ground breaking. Tilburg is represented among the top institutes in the international university rankings.

Tilburg University educational programs instil a broad social awareness in our students along with critical personal and professional skills. Learning and development are offered at all career levels. Research endeavours aim to advance the frontiers of knowledge on issues and subjects of direct value to society – and are actively disseminated and applied within the community with this objective in mind. We play an active part in the local community and that of the region, the Netherlands and the entire world, maintaining close contact at all levels.

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