Digital Transformation Management
Cyber Security in Business

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • 4 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 120 ECTS
  • €680/Month
  • New
  • Full time

Is the Trojan horse not just a Greek myth for you? Are you a real nerd when it comes to fighting security vulnerabilities on your PC? Then the M.Sc. Digital Transformation Management with Focus Cyber Security in Business fits perfectly.

  • English
  • winter semester
  • stay abroad
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Your course content
What you will learn

The M.Sc. degree programme in Digital Transformation Management with specialization in Cyber Security in Business trains you to become a digital transformation manager who is familiar with all the fields and diverse challenges of digital transformation. In addition, you will gain in-depth expertise in the planning and implementation of IT security solutions. You will deal in detail with security principles and security standards as well as security technologies and security tools. 

In the practice-oriented Digital Transformation Management (M. Sc.) programme, we prepare you to successfully lead companies into the digital future. After completing your master's degree, you will be able to recognize and explain threats such as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and botnets, and recommend countermeasures. You will also deal with security management and security analyses, and therefore be able to use them in your practical work. Additionally, you   learn about key management, authentication and access control methods, and technologies. As a result, you will be able to describe and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.

Your career prospects
Our innovative approach that pays off

The master's programme Digital Transformation Management offers you a wide range of career opportunities. With the skills you have acquired, you will be able to select and implement modern Cyber security concepts and IT security measures. Thanks to your strong interaction skills, you can educate employees about IT security dangers in their daily work activities and therefore persuade them to pay more attention to IT security and protentional threats, such as network security and internet security. Throughout the degree you will learn how hackers think and act, and  therefore can counter threats early and in a targeted manner.

By training to become an IT expert, you will become a specialist who is needed at any place and at any time.

With your degree, the following selected career paths are open to you:

  •     Digital Business Manager (Focus Cyber Security)
  •     Digital Transformation Manager (Focus IT Security)
  •     IT Security Manager
  •     IT Security Engineer
  •     IT Security Administrator
  •     Consultant IT Security
  •     Information Security Specialist
It's about you
It's about you

Our study concept

Your studies are divided into 5-week blocks. During this time you focus on one topic which you get to view from different angles. Thanks to this approach you can learn about real management challenges and strengthen the skills that employers are looking for.

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Get to know each other.

Learn more about us and studying at the Dresden School of Management in our weekly webinar.

As a result of the digital transformation, managing strategy, technology and data-driven change processes is increasingly becoming a key competence for future managers.

Marcus Dodt, MBA, M. A. | Senior Consultant, #FORTSCHRITT
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Your modules Your curriculum

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Disruptive Innovations 5
  • Corporate Management 5
  • Process Management 5
  • Innovation Management 5
  • IT Security I: IT Security Principles and Standards 5
  • Leadership Skills 5
2. Semester
  • Disruptive Corporations 5
  • Corporate Development 5
  • Organisation Management 5
  • Change Management 5
  • IT Security II: IT Security Tools and Technologies 5
  • Coaching Skills 5
3. Semester
  • Internship or Global Study Semester | Going International 30
4. Semester
  • Analysing International Business (online) 5
  • Master Thesis 25

Graduates of the Digital Transformation Management programme have good professional opportunities to support companies in the digital transformation of processes and employees.

Sebastian Apprecht | Founder, managing partner -

Admission requirements
Our requirements

Please apply online via the application form on our website. We will evaluate your eligibility and invite you for an interview. To be considered for a study place for this Master's programme, the following requirements must be successfully fulfilled:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Business Information Systems or a similar area of studies - please submit your degree certificate and your transcript of records. If you do not have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies
  • OR Bachelor's degree in another area + 6 months of relevant work experience
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of your passport/ID

Our English requirements:

  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct entry)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • FCE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required

Due to Covid-19, we currently also accept the following English tests.:

You don't feel prepared yet? More information about the Academic English Preparation Course

Fees and Funding
Your tuition fees

Your studies at the Dresden School of Management are a valuable investment in your future. As a student at an SRH campus you will benefit from small study groups, individual support and practice-oriented courses. Thus, you will be well prepared for a successful career in management. 

The tuition fees are as follows:

  • EUR 680 per month for EU/EEA students (incl. Western Balkans, Switzerland and Ukraine)
  • EUR 5,400 per semester for non-EU/non-EEA students

The amount per month or per semester is fixed for the entire period of study.

In addition, an enrolment fee of EUR 500 for EU/EEA students (EUR 900 for non-EU/non-EEA students) is charged at the beginning of the course.


Information on financing options & scholarships can be found on our financing page.

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Application process and deadlines

This is our application process:

  1. You submit your online application via the SRH Application Portal
  2. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  3. If the interview is successful, you will receive a confirmation of acceptance and the study contract
  4. You sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You pay the enrolment fee (all students) and – if you are a Non-EU/Non-EEA student – a EUR 3000 deposit
  6. You receive your letter of admission
  7. You take part in our Orientation Week and then you are good to go.

We are happy to welcome you to our university.

Get started now Your path into the future
  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what is important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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