Master in Digitality & Ethics

The Master in Digitality & Ethics is designed to qualify students to help shape and promote the digital space and develop innovations.

It is designed to enable graduates to weigh up and implement analyses, evaluations and decisions in digital processes under constantly changing framework conditions and agile organizational structures.

The program weights existing ethical evaluation systems and promotes their further development, draws attention to contradictions and seeks solutions. Terms from the digital world will be defined and explored, contributing to semantic mediation in a global context. The core of the master program is digital space as a technical, social, economic, and political medium.

Flexible study model in trimesters that also allows for part-time employment

Hands-on problem-solving exercises, analysis and application in real-world labs, extended enterprise projects on real cases in collaboration with UDS partner companies

International network of universities and companies

Access to innovation, sustainability via international start-ups

Specialization options in relevant subject areas and industries

  • Expertise and understanding of digital developments and contexts, theories and concepts, processes and international best practices.
  • Graduates are able to analyze, structure and evaluate complex challenges of digitality and basic ethical questions in social, economic, legal and technical contexts.
  • Analysis and evaluation of changes and trends in digital development processes.
  • Problem solving through the application of analytical techniques. Graduates will be able to examine concrete opportunities and risks of implementing these techniques using scientific methods.
  • Effective communication, collaboration and cooperation.
  • The goal is to grant graduates the digital competence to prudently shape the digital transformation in harmony with society.
  • Graduates are skilled collaborators in the digital environment. They have a comprehensive understanding of their ethical and legal responsibilities as applied digital scientists.
  • First university degree (Bachelor or Diploma) of at least 180 ECTS credits, independent of discipline.
  • Very good written and spoken English.
  • Successful assessment center/admission interview (see separate information)
  • 120 ECTS (CP) are provided for the master's degree.
  • Basic modules (key competencies) = 30 CP.
  • Specialization modules = 35 CP.
  • Optional industry specialization = 25 CP.
  • Master's thesis = 30 CP.
  • The master's degree is taught in English.
  • The master's degree is available for full-time and part-time study.
  • The academic year is divided into trimesters.

Career prospects

With the digital skills they have acquired, graduates are qualified to generate and manage transformation and innovation processes in companies, to position social challenges in companies, and to implement them accordingly in fields of action.

Job opportunities include positions in companies such as Chief Digital Officer/Consultant Digital Transformation, Chief Marketing Technologist, Category Manager, Operations Manager/Supply Chain Manager Engagement Manager/Outsourcing Manager/Contract Manager and many new roles in all industries that are experiencing a digital transformation.

Another interesting perspective is Digital Consultant in the management consulting industry. Jobs in political institutions, organizations and associations are also attractive job options.
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