Distance Learning Master Business Intelligence (M.Sc.)

Start your master's programme in Business Intelligence today

A gut feeling is good, data is better: Today's companies make their decisions based on detailed analyses. This calls for experts like yourself! You take a close look at the numbers and use them as a basis to develop clever strategies for corporate success. Your English-language master's programme in Business Intelligence gives you the necessary tools to work in the field and pairs them with expert knowledge from current research.

You can complete your consecutive online master’s programme as a 60 ECTS programme or 120 ECTS programme.


Your study programme summed up

Study programme & degree

M.Sc., 120, 60 ECTS credits
Language: en
Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible

Application & starting date

Start from today, Online application, no application deadline

Study duration & extension

12, 18, 24, 36, 48 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 329€/month, depending on model Regular discount campaigns

Recognition & Approval

Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned 120 ECTS - EN: AR-Siegel, ZFU: 1130122 60 ECTS - EN: AR-Siegel, ZFU: 1130022
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 master’s programmes in Business Intelligence

The online master's programme in Business Intelligence is available as a 60 ECTS or 120 ECTS programme in English language.

Master Business Intelligence

120 ECTS; Language: English

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Master Business Intelligence

60 ECTS; Language: English

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Study Content

Your electives in the Business Intelligence master’s programme

Distilling complex data into groundbreaking statements: In your master’s programme Business Intelligence you will practice doing just that. In the 60 ECTS programme, you choose one of 3 elective modules such as applied data modeling and reporting, storage and data provisioning in data warehouse systems or big data engineering. In the 120 ECTS programme, you choose two out of 8 elective modules to prepare for your career. Your options include data miner, data engineer and technical project lead.

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We will support you

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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

Business Intelligence Analyst

As a business intelligence analyst, you possess an innate affinity for data, discerning patterns and correlations. You are responsible for processing, cleansing, and modelling data to distil business-critical insights. You define requirements for complex data analyses and develop corresponding concepts. Additionally, you evaluate business processes and communicate your findings to stakeholders, utilising relevant KPIs.

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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