Distance Learning Business and IT

Study by your own rules
180 ECTS German or English
Distance Learning

Start your online study programme in Business and IT today

As a business IT specialist, you ensure that innovative ideas become reality and at the same time always keep an eye on their profitability. The Buisness and IT online study programme, which you can complete in either German or English, prepares you for this key role. The contents of the programme are based on the recommendations of the German Society for Computer Science (GI). In addition to relevant IT knowledge  – for example in the areas of data analytics or requirements engineering  – you will acquire business expertise. This includes, among other things, knowledge of investment, purchasing, financing and marketing. 

Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Bachelor of Science (BSc) 180 ECTS
    German or English
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    36-72 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study programme independent of time & place
    No mandatory attendance
    Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
    Exams online or at nearest examination centre
  • Study fees
    Starting at 229€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    The IU International University of applied sciences is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Study Programs

Your online study programmes in Buisness and IT

You can complete the Buisness and IT programme in German or English. 

  • Your admission requirements for the German-language programme: 
  • Proof of university entrance qualification, such as your A levels, a vocational diploma, a master craftsman's certificate or a certificate of advanced training.    
  • Foreign students must provide proof of German language skills. 
  • Your degree prepares you well for the current challenges of the job market. 

Your admission requirements for the English-language programme: 

  • Proof of university entrance qualification, such as your A levels, a vocational diploma, a master craftsman's certificate or a certificate of advanced training.    
  • For the English-language study programme, we need proof of your English language skills. 
  • Your studies prepare you well for the English-speaking job market.
Personal counselling
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100% Flexible

At IU you study at your own pace

100% your way

Take your IU study programme with you – no matter whether you’re on your way to work or traveling the world. You even get to choose whether you want to take your exams online or on site.

Innovative

The online campus and our study app IU Learn are innovative smart tools for every learning style. You study according to your individual needs.

Specialised
Your electives allow you to focus on those areas that best fit your goals. You prepare for the career you want with the subjects you care about.

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Prof. Dr. Tobias Brueckmann
Head of Buisness and IT

"As a business IT specialist, a diverse professional field awaits you. You can work as a programmer or CIO – anything is possible, because nowadays, nothing works without IT.”

Advantages

Your advantages in IU Distance Learning

Your degree brings with it many career advantages, such as the chance of a salary increase, more attractive tasks or career advancement. In addition, you will develop personally! We make sure that you can integrate your studies as flexibly as possible into your daily work and family life.
Personal development
You develop personally and discover new tasks, jobs or sectors.
Higher salary
You have a better chance of getting a raise in your old or new job.
Ideal for lateral entries
Your degree can help you make that job change.

Your specialisation options in the bachelor’s programme Buisness and IT

Your bachelor’s programme in Buisness and IT is as practice-oriented as possible: In the German-language programme, you choose three out of 29 compulsory elective modules – for example IT security, mobile software engineering or smart services. In the English-language programme, you choose three out of 15 elective modules to prepare for your career. You can choose from modules such as business intelligence and salesforce platform management

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
Apply now
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  • Contents and electives of your programme
  • Career opportunities
  • Information on financing options
Careers

Your professional future

Software developer

As a software developer, you are responsible for the development and implementation of software. This area of ​​responsibility ranges from individual building blocks to complete applications. In coordination with various departments, you will find software solutions that are tailored to the individual needs of the staff. At the same time, you always keep an eye on the economic circumstances.

Find out more about the English-language study programme

Why IU is the best choice
  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to Fernstudiencheck.de, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

  • Here for you – personally

    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of.