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Computer Science graduates are in high demand in today's digital society. With a Master's degree in Computer Science, you can start a successful career in a field that's driving innovation in just about every industry.  

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START A MASTER'S DEGREE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE WITH IU

Computer Science is at the centre of our daily lives, transforming the way we live, work, travel, and much more. Developments in this area are rapidly changing many industries and if you become an expert in computer science, you could start an exciting career in a field of your choosing. Many people enjoy the interaction between computer science and the human experience, so use their degree to gain great positions in companies at the forefront of technological advancements. Whether mobility, medicine, design, or communications, with this degree, you can become a central key in creating and developing new systems and tech for a better, faster, more efficient world.

What makes IU your best choice

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All the important details about this programme

  • Study model
    Master of Science (M.Sc.)
    120 ECTS
    Study format: Online or On Campus
    Dual Degree: Available
  • Duration of study
    24 months
    Part time models available
  • Study Fees
    Online: From 489 98 euros per month
    On Campus: From 750 649 euros per month
  • Accreditation
    120 ECTS - English - Online
    Online study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards

    120 ECTS - English - On Campus
    On campus study programmes are accredited in line with German and European standards
  • Admission
    Undergraduate Degree in Related Field
    Scholarship Programme Options
    English Skills
  • Reduce your study fees
    Many scholarship options available
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One Degree, Two Qualifications: Dual Degree Offer with LSBU

IU has partnered with London South Bank University to give you the chance to turn your programme into a dual degree. When you choose this option, you'll graduate from IU with both a German degree and a British degree: a major advantage for international career prospects! No extra study courses or travelling required.

To avoid disappointment, students need to sign up for this offer within 4 weeks of enrolment, so don’t miss out!

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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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DEGREE OVERVIEW

In IU's Master in Computer Science, you continue your journey with a focus on data science, cyber security, and artificial intelligence and elective modules of your choosing. This will give you all the skills you need to get started in the international job market and in a career that speaks to your interests.

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Electives

In your third semester, you'll have the chance to choose electives in subjects you're interested in. These will amount to 20 ECTS of your overall degree.

Advanced Cyber Security and Cryptology
Blockchain and Quantum Computing
IT Governance and Service Management
UI/UX Expert
Data Engineer
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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

Private sector, public service or freelance: Computer scientists are in a very high demand in all branches of industry, including finance, automotive, commerce and many more. Our Master of Computer Science is a clear boost for your career and will pave many ways to a successful entry into the job market.

Data Engineer

As a data engineer, you take care of all processes to do with the generation, filing, processing, maintenance, and transferring of data. For this, the structure and surveillance of hardware and software infrastructure is crucial. The approach, purchase, as well as the installation of all necessary components is a key part of this. Above all, you, as a data expert, are responsible for the stability of the entire system, as well as the adherence to data protection and security protocols. 

Software Developer in Data Science & AI

As a software developer, you develop and implement software – from individual building blocks all the way to complete applications. With your specialisation in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, you can turn complex algorithms from the field into efficient software. In coordination with users from different specialised departments, you develop solutions for filing and evaluating large amounts of data and using this data to answer your users' questions. 

Data Security Specialist

As a security specialist in Data Science and AI, you are responsible for the security of available data, as well as securing the corresponding infrastructure and protecting it from both attacks and accidental damages. You, your colleagues from software development and IT, and users from the specialist department cooperate to eliminate risks and make corresponding preventative measures.

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 24 months

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

€750 €150 / month Apply now

Part time

Duration 36 months

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

€555 €111 / month Apply now

Extended

Duration 48 months

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

€489 €98 / 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.

**Dual Degree information:

Gain your extra LSBU validated UK degree for €1,490 on top of your IU degree. (Only applicable to dual degree ready programmes)

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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