Master-Distance Learning Business and IT

Study by your own rules
60 or 120 ECTS German or English
Distance Learning

Start your online master’s programme in Business Informatics today

You are into IT as well as economics? Then develop your talents with the master’s programme in business informatics – as an expert at the interface of IT and business administration, you will be one of the most sought-after experts on the market. In your master’s programme in business informatics, you learn to implement progressive IT solutions and establish yourself in various areas such as consulting or start-ups. Your study programme is based on the 4 pillar model developed by the German society for IT (Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.). 

Depending on your previous knowledge, you can choose between two programmes: The 120 ECTS master’s is for people with a first degree in IT or business administration. You have relevant work experience? Then our 60 ECTS programme is for you. 

Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Science (MSc) 60 or 120 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
    12-48 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 316€/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 master’s study programmes in business informatics

We offer a 60 ECTS and a 120 ECTS programme for the master’s in business informatics. 

Admission requirements for the 60 ECTS master’s programme 

  • If you have at least 210 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree or diploma: one year of professional experience 
  • If you have 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree: two years of professional experience or one year of professional experience and completion of courses amounting to 30 ECTS 
  • Proof of knowledge of at least one programming language 
  • This programme is the perfect fit for you if you want to build on your professional knowledge and get your master’s degree as quickly as possible 

 

Admission requirements for the 120 ECTS master’s programme 

  • At least 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree or diploma in economics or informatics 
  • If your bachelor’s degree has no corresponding focus, you can be admitted via a master’s entrance exam 
  • Proof of at least one programming language 
  • This programme is the perfect fitfor you if you want to deepen your knowledge, building on your bachelor’s degree 


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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.

Personalised
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.

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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.
Salary increase
After graduating, you can benefit from a salary increase of up to 25%.
Professional development
This study programme is ideal for your professional development.
Career boost
We offer you a wide range of expert knowledge to increase your value on the job market.

Master’s in Business Informatics: your electives

The master’s programme in business informatics is as practice-oriented as possible: In the 60 ECTS programme, you can choose one of 14 elective subjects – such as introduction to data science and AI, strategic marketing and branding or management of requirements, IT services and IT architecture. In the 120 ECTS programme, you can choose two of 19 electives to sharpen your career profile. Your options include modules such as mobile software engineering, cyber criminality and cyber security. 

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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Careers

Your professional future

Process manager

In this position, you are constantly optimising processes within your company. This means it’s your responsibility is to model and structure data, rules as well as other artefacts. In addition, you oversee operative processes, identify problems using metrics and find suitable solutions. 

Find out more about our 120 ECTS 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.