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Master Controlling (M.A.)

Controlling makes it possible to identify, analyse, and implement the most important factors and levers for corporate success. 

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You have the overview. With your Master's studies in Controlling.

The economy fascinates you and numbers are your profession. You not only see individual values, but also recognise the big picture. You unerringly identify the neuralgic points in a company structure and put the levers in the right places. With your Master's degree in Controlling, you will become an indispensable consultant at the top management level.

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Your career opportunities. Future-oriented.

Your studies in Controlling are opening a whole new range of opportunities for you and your career. Be ready to make an impact and to work in an industry as diverse as your learned skills. 

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Competition among companies is getting tougher, so you want to know exactly where the money is being earned or burned. As a business controller, you determine how to increase a company’s performance. Your work includes the evaluation of data, comparison of targets and the current situation, and preparation of budgets and forecasts to get a “glimpse into the future”. You will work closely with other departments and management and offer advice on how to achieve the company’s goals.  

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Choose how you want to study Controlling at IU

There is no right or wrong way to study Controlling, only an IU study programme that perfectly suits you and your individual needs. Accordingly, you can complete your Master's degree completely independent of location and 100% online as a distance learning programme. For maximum freedom in your studies, you can choose from various time models and an innovative mix of digital learning tools, virtual live formats and personal support.  

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For maximum freedom - study 100% flexible

You study completely on your own terms. Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.

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The most important questions about studying Controlling


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Why you should study Controlling

A Master’s degree at IU will help you in every respect, be it personally or professionally. By specialising in a particular subject or through a special combination of selected contents, you will acquire qualified professional competences that will pay off several times over. You will not only benefit from the targeted expansion of your professional horizon, you will also improve your general career opportunities, for example, by being preferred over other candidates who "only" have a Bachelor's degree. Your Master's degree will also have a noticeable effect on your starting salary and open up new prospects for exciting challenges as an internationally sought-after manager. 

This is what your Master's degree in Controlling at IU looks like

The Master's degree in Controlling at IU International University of Applied Sciences deepens your basic business knowledge with in-depth knowledge in the area of controlling and analysis of business processes. You will also deal with topics related to global supply chains, change management and digital business models. This will later enable you to develop the corporate strategies of the future and to competently advise management. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to specialise in a specific area such as communication and public relations, strategic air traffic management or human resources controlling. 

A look into the future: what you will be able to do after graduating

As a graduate with a Master's degree in Controlling, you will always have an overall view and will be able to put the screws in exactly the right places. This will allow you to start your career wherever you want to, be it as a business controller to increase the performance of a company, as a production controller to clarify technical issues or as a sales controller to optimise sales orientation as well as sales success and the organisation itself. 

Awards, accreditations and certifications

IU Internationale Hochschule ist seit 1999 eine staatlich anerkannte HochschuleIU Internationale Hochschule ist vom Wissenschaftsrat akkreditiertIU Internationale Hochschule ist zugelassen für FernunterrichtIU Internationale Hochschule erhält beim StudyCheck-Award 2023 die Auszeichnung „Top Hochschule in Deutschland“