Master-Distance Learning Business Intelligence

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

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 specialist knowledge from current research. 
 
You can complete your studies as a 60 ECTS programme or 120 ECTS programme

Overview Your degree summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Science (MSc) 60 or 120 ECTS
    English
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start your studies later
    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 306€/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.

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Study Programs

Your online master’s programmes in Business Intelligence

You can study Business Intelligence as a 60 ECTS or 120 ECTS programme: 

Your admission requirements for the 60 ECTS programme:

  • Completed undergraduate degree 
  • Proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme (this must be acquired after completing the undergraduate course) 
  • With 210 ECTS from the first degree: Direct access possible with proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme 
  • With 180 ECTS from a completed first degree: Attendance of courses amounting to 30 ECTS and proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience OR proof of at least two years of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme. 
  • Proof of your English language skills 

Your advantage: Build on your professional experience and obtain your master's degree in no time. 
 
Your admission requirements for the 120 ECTS programme: 

  • Completed undergraduate degree in the field of information science with at least 180 ECTS 
  • If your first degree does not have a corresponding focus, you can be admitted via a master’s entrance exam. 
  • Proof of your English language skills 

Your advantage: Invest a little more time and gain deeper knowledge, building on your bachelor's programme. 

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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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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 specialist knowledge to increase your value on the job market.

Your specialisation options 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. 

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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Careers

Your professional future

Business Intelligence Analyst

As a business intelligence analyst, you are the expert on relevant data for your company. You develop analysis concepts and are in charge of the preparation, cleansing and modeling of the data. As a last step, you derive business-relevant insights and communicate them to the stakeholders.

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.