Bachelor
Cyber Security

Cyber security is an area of expertise in great demand. Become a hero trained to prevent and protect against cyber-attacks in all areas of IT with this bachelor’s degree.

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Your Degree: B.Sc. Cyber Security

In this programme, you will become an expert in identifying and eliminating cyber threats. You will acquire up-to-date knowledge in the area of cyber security and deal with the architecture, programming and maintenance of security systems. In addition to incident response and digital forensics, you will learn aspects of penetration testing and reverse engineering in order to get to know the perspective of cyber criminals and protect against them.

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All the important details about this programme

  • Study model
    Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
    180 ECTS
    Study format: Online
  • Duration of study
    36 months
    Part time models available
  • Study Fees
    From 375 75 euros per month
  • Accreditation
    180 ECTS - English - Online
    Online study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards
  • Admission
    High School Certificate
    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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What You'll Learn

As a cyber security expert, you will master the basics of modern operating systems. You will be familiar with distributed applications in the cloud and methods of software forensics as well as data analysis. Our bachelor's degree in cyber security gives you essential skills and an excellent grasp of fundamental knowledge and management capabilities.

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Electives

In the fifth and sixth semesters, you’ll choose three specialisations to the value of 30 ECTS. To do this, you’ll choose each specialisation from a different field. Examples of these specialisations include Social engineering, Cloud security, or Automation & Robotics.

IT Security Consulting
Social Engineering
Host Forensics
DevSecOps
Security in Complex Networks
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CAREER OUTLOOK

Expertise in the field of cyber security is in high demand across all industries, as almost all businesses now operate based on technology.

Be a creator for security concepts

As a graduate of our Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security you will be familiar with the complexity of security measures and familiarise yourself with targeted industry-specific topics. You will have the necessary knowledge to create security concepts and carry out relevant tests. This will enable you to defend against cyber-attacks with the help of secure software and system architecture. After graduation you might, for example, be part of an IT security department or system architecture team. You can also pursue a career in digital forensics, pentesting, auditing, red teaming, or as a cyber incident responder.

Cyber Security Specialist

Cyber security specialists work on security projects and develop measures in the context of IT audits. These experts are in a very responsible position overall. Tech and cyber security specialists are the central point of contact within an IT service team for all security issues, carrying out vulnerability analyses and examining how secures software and systems are. They work closely with web/network specialists and are involved in maintaining and constantly adapting the company's IT infrastructure. 

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
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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

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  • The university teaching at IU is characterised by a high degree of practical relevance.

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Admission requirements

You can start your desired study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences if you meet the requirements.
Admission Requirements (Bachelor)
English Skills
Why IU is a great choice
  • Study the Way You Want To

    Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full time or part time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

  • 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 programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus above all on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. On top of their academic excellence, your professors have at least five years of industry experience. 

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