Master-Distance Learning
Business Intelligence

60 ECTS English

Become a data professional who provides business-relevant insights!

Distance Learning

Start your master's programme in Business Intelligence

More than just a gut feeling: Your data analyses are the basis for big business decisions. You will acquire the necessary knowledge of data management, BI processes and corporate strategies in the English-language 60-ECTS programme in Business Intelligence. The BI process chain is only one part of your studies. Findings from current research are also part of the curriculum: in advanced courses, you will gather expert knowledge and at the end of your studies will be able to develop BI solutions based on a wide range of data types. 

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You decide where and when you want to study.
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Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Science (MSc) 60 ECTS
    English
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start your studies later
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    12-24 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 448€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned by the start of the program
    60 ECTS - English
    Currently in the process of being accredited
Study start information
First time from,01.09.2023 (English, 60 ECTS)
Information about state accreditation
This programme is still in the process of accreditation. We are expecting Ministry approval at the very latest by the start of the study programme. So far, all IU programmes have been accredited and approved successfully on time.
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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Content

Your courses in your master's programme Business Intelligence

During your studies, you will learn about various concepts of data management. You will also deal with BI-specific practical fields, for example ETL processes or how you store structured and unstructured data. In addition, you will learn how to model and visualize this data using your report and key figure creation. You will find out how to collect different types of data, evaluate them systematically and derive conclusions that benefit your business. Expert knowledge of the current scientific discourse on key techniques and methods of business intelligence complete your range of skills.

Tuition fees

Study model and prices for the Master's online study programme in Business Intelligence

Depending on your personal or professional situation, full-time study is not always easy to manage. That is why we have also developed part-time programmes for all our degrees, which offer flexible and longer study periods. This way, you can study alongside your job or during your time off, whether at home or abroad. The content of the different models is identical. Depending on the study model, we will adjust your tuition fees accordingly. With the part-time variants, your weekly study workload is reduced.

Can't finish your degree in the allotted time? No problem! We will develop the right study model for everyone. If you realise that you need more time, you can easily switch to another study model with three months’ notice before the end of the month. These are our different study models:

Only until 01.03.2023

Full-Time

Duration 12 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

721€ /mtl 775€ Enrol by March 1st, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad. Apply now
Only until 01.03.2023

Part-Time I

Duration 18 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

539€ /mtl 575€ Enrol by March 1st, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad. Apply now
Only until 01.03.2023

Part-Time II

Duration 24 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

448€ /mtl 475€ Enrol by March 1st, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad. Apply now
Additional charges
All our study programmes include the following services
  • Free trial phase of four weeks*

  • Access to online libraries

  • Personal assistance from lecturers

  • Online campus with innovative study tools

  • Access to Statista and LinkedIn Learning

  • Individual study and career coaching

  • Online exams around the clock

  • License for Microsoft Office and Teams

  • Flexible extension of study duration

*The fees for this period only apply if you continue your studies with us.
Admission

Entry requirements

We make it possible: You can start your desired study programme with IU if you meet the following requirements.
General admission requirements
Professional experience
Optional admission requirements
English language skills
Qualifying for your Master's for Professionals
Personal counselling
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Do you need help with your decision? Your personal study advisor is happy to help you!

Careers

Your career prospects

Your master's programme helps you develop – professionally and personally. In addition to new knowledge, you will acquire key skills that will qualify you for sought-after expert and management positions. You also raise your chances of getting a raise.

Recognition

Recognition of Achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

Online recognition
Do you need support with your application for recognition? We have summarized all the important information for you in our guide to recognition. Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment.
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