Bachelor
Business & IT

All over the globe, there's a huge demand for IT professionals with business management skills. Prepare for an exciting career with a bachelor's degree in business and information technology.

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Bachelor Business & IT

As a result of ongoing global digitisation, the demand for IT specialists with top business management skills is constantly rising. Almost all economic processes are closely linked to IT systems. Opportunities are continually opening up for roles in software development, business analysis, process management, IT consulting and more. The IU Bachelor in Business and IT prepares you with technical and business knowledge specifically oriented towards such roles.

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All the important details about this programme

  • Study model
    Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
    180 ECTS
    Study format: Online or On Campus
  • Duration of study
    36 months
    Part time models available
  • Study Fees
    Online: From 375 75 euros per month
    On Campus: From 583 449 euros per month
  • Accreditation
    180 ECTS - English - Online
    Online study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards

    180 ECTS - English - On Campus
    On campus study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards
  • Admission
    High School Certificate
    Scholarship Programme Options
    English Skills
  • Reduce your study fees
    Many scholarship options available
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Make the path to your degree simple

Don’t yet meet the requirements for work experience, English language skills or level of education? Not a problem – IU’s Scholarship Programme gives you the chance to start your online degree and fulfil the eligibility criteria while you study, just get us your proof of work experience, English language skill and education certificates to us before you complete 50% of your ECTS. 

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COURSE OVERVIEW

During your studies you will acquire IT expertise, such as in requirements engineering or in the field of data modelling and database systems, and comprehensive business management knowledge. You'll get to know all key aspects of business and master the ability to recognise technological potential and to use it optimally for any company's success. Your bachelor's degree in Business and IT will provide you with interdisciplinary know-how, turning you into a highly employable candidate on the job market after graduation.

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Electives

During your studies, you can choose from several specialist electives to gain expertise in the area you are interested in.

Salesforce Platform Development

Salesforce is the world's most widely-used software solution for Customer Relationship Management (CRM). One of the main aspects of the tool is that it offers many features and seamlessly integrates the newest technologies. This specialisation was designed in full cooperation with Salesforce, so students who successfully pass this module will be recognised as Salesforce experts with a special certificate.

IT SECURITY
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
MOBILE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT
Salesforce Platform Development
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Start your new life in Germany: Study on campus at IU

Studying a flexible degree with a blend of in-person and online lectures on our Berlin or Bad Honnef campus can set you up for a successful professional and personal life in Europe, here’s what you gain:  

  • Practical, group-based learning 
  • Close contact with lecturer 
  • In-person career fairs and talks 
  • Work part-time and study 
  • Join clubs and student societies 
  • Apply for a post-work study visa 


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CAREER OUTLOOK

As an expert in Business and IT, you can find a position that is at the interface between concept, design, implementation, and maintenance of technical topics. From start-ups to large international companies, you will ensure all IT systems run efficiently and reliably, and all information is transferred securely. You might even use your business and technical skills to start your own project as an entrepreneur.

IT Project Manager

As an IT Project Manager, you are responsible for the management of IT projects and are always up-to-date on the latest developments. You can intervene if needed, using your specialist knowledge. You determine project processes for IT and create guidelines and policies that ensure project success. You also take into account the needs of the company and create documentation during the project. Consultation with specialist departments and project managers is also part of your job.

Software Developer

As a software developer, you develop and implement software, from single building blocks to complete applications. In coordination with users from different departments, you program solutions that are tailored to the respective needs and requirements. In doing so, you always keep the economic framework conditions in mind and make sure that they are adhered to.

Business Analyst

As a business analyst you will examine business processes and take care of requirements management. This means you identify, analyse, prioritise and formulate the requirements for processes and IT systems. In doing so, you not only have an excellent eye for spotting challenges and risks but also new opportunities. You coordinate with the IT department and at the same time you pay attention to cost-efficient product solutions for the whole company. You identify new ways to ensure efficiency and optimisation for business, taking multiple factors into account.

Study Models & Fees

Find a plan to suit you: For our online programmes, you can easily choose whether you want to study full-time or part-time. This helps you fit learning to your schedule.  

Full time

Duration 36 months

Perfect for those who want to hit the ground running and learn at the fastest pace possible. Starting from:

€583 €117 / month Apply now

Part time

Duration 48 months

Great for all-round talents who want to go full throttle in their studies but also keep up with other commitments. Starting from:

€489 €98 / month Apply now

Extended

Duration 72 months

Ideal for students with a lot of work or family commitments. This plan also reduces monthly study costs. Starting from:

€375 €75 / month Apply now
*Price information:

The prices displayed show regular tuition fees including graduation fee, scholarship or other discounts. All displayed offers do not include students from Europe, the UK, the US, Canada, Australia & New Zealand. Additional fees may apply.

Our IU study programmes include the following benefits

  • Take exams online

  • Study materials

  • Access to partner network

  • Free extension of study period

  • Online library as well as podcasts and videos

  • Flexible payment options

  • Correction and assessment of module exams

  • Online forums

  • Support and career services

What our students say

  • In both my passion and my career, the skills and competencies I learned at IU have made a big difference.

    Zena Massaad, MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • The university teaching at IU is characterised by a high degree of practical relevance.

    Diana Valdez, M.A. International Management
  • You can participate in IU events and establish an excellent network. My career proves it: networking is the key to success!

    Sandip Modha, MBA - Master of Business Administration

Admission requirements

You can start your desired study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences if you meet the requirements.
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Why IU is a great choice
  • The Best of Both Worlds

    Choose where you want to spend which semester and switch between online and campus studies. Our new approach sets us apart from our competitors and gives you freedom to experience online studies and campus life. All you need to do is let us know in advance.  

  • Accredited & Globally Recognised

    IU International is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.  

  • Gain Real Support

    We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have full access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions.  

  • The Ideal Mix of Theory & Practice

    Our courses provide you with key theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Our wide range of subject specialisations gives you maximum choice and allows you to immerse yourself in areas that match your interests.

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