Distance Learning Bachelor Cyber Security (B.Sc.)

Start your Cyber Security online study programme today

The Cyber ​​Security online study programme trains you to be an expert at threat hunting. You’ll become a sought-after professional, as virtual attacks on computer security can affect all IT areas. During your studies, you will learn how to successfully detect and defend your company against cyber attacks.

To achieve this, you get to know the basics of modern operating systems and familiarise yourself with distributed applications in the cloud. You acquire expertise in computer forensics and data analysis. In addition to incident response, you deal with pentesting and reversing to specifically analyse cybercriminal activities. Knowledge of the architecture, programming and maintenance of security systems complete your career profile. You can study in German or English – to match your professional ambitions.


Your study programme summed up

Study programme & degree

B.Sc., 180 ECTS credits
Language: de, en
Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible

Application & starting date

Start from today, Online application, no application deadline

Study duration & extension

36, 48, 72 months, depending on model Extension possible free of charge


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 259€/month, depending on model Regular discount campaigns

Recognition & Approval

Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned 180 ECTS - DE: AR-Siegel, ZFU: 1116621c 180 ECTS - EN: AR-Siegel, ZFU: 1116721
Start today: Try us out for 1 month

Apply now and start your studies within a few hours – or choose any starting date that suits you. You can try us out for 1 month without commitment. We only charge you for this month if you continue with us.

Study programs

Your online study programmes in Cyber ​​Security

You can complete your online studies bachelor’s programme in Cyber Security in German or English.

Bachelor Cyber Security

180 ECTS, Language: German

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Bachelor Cyber Security

180 ECTS; Language: English

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Study Content

Your electives in the bachelor’s programme Cyber ​​Security

Your bachelor’s programme in Cyber Security is as practice-oriented as possible: in the German programme, you choose three out of 19 elective modules – such as social engineering, industrial system security or security in complex networks. In the English programme, you choose one of 18 elective modules to prepare for your career in the English-speaking market. Your options include modules such as IT security consulting, network forensics and future threats.

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We will support you

Our student advisory service will help you if you have questions about your choice of degree program, the right time model or your financing options, for example.

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Start today: Try us out for 1 month

Apply now and start your studies within a few hours – or choose any starting date that suits you. You can try us out for 1 month without commitment. We only charge you for this month if you continue with us.

Study flexible

anytime and anywhere with 24/7 online exams, full- or part-time.

Learn innovatively

on your digital campus with your own AI study assistant and multimedia tools.


Benefit from an accredited degree with excellent career prospects.

You'll find all of the important information about your study programme and IU International University of Applied Sciences in your personal brochure.

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Your professional future

IT Security Consultant

Help companies defend their most valuable data, and offer ways in which they can prevent attacks on the data of their customers. Develop robust and sophisticated security strategies, and strengthen companies’ resilience to cyber threats. As an IT security consultant, you’ll also be responsible for testing existing defence strategy, and offer solutions to existing weak spots.

Why IU is the best choice

Shape your studies your way

Plan your study routine however you like. You decide whether you prefer to study at night or during the day, at the library or in a cafe. You can even choose the start of your studies flexibly.

Easily organise your study routine

On your online campus, you're always up to speed. Here you organise your entire studies and find everything in one place – from digital scripts to an overview of your grades.

Deepen your knowledge individually

Deepen your knowledge interactively and suited to your learning style. With multimedia tools such as our AI study assistant, live sessions and learning sprints, you prepare better for your exams.

Take exams flexibly

Do you feel confident in the practice exam? Then sit your exam 24/7 online or at a location of your choice. In some courses, the final exam may be a workbook or portfolio.

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