Bachelor Cyber Security (B.Sc.)

MY LIFEHACK.

With your Cyber Security Degree, you will shape complex IT infrastructures with maximum security. 

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Language : German, English

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COME TO THE SAFE SIDE OF THE FORCE. STUDY CYBER SECURITY.

Become a hacker, but a positive one! With your Cyber Security studies at IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU), you can use your IT talents for something really meaningful: you design complex IT networks of companies and authorities so securely that really no one can get in. As a "defence expert", you should know the basics of modern operating systems as well as be familiar with distributed applications in the Cloud and methods of Computer Forensics and Data Analysis.

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Career

YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. BE ON THE SAFE SIDE.

As a cybersecurity specialist, you will secure excellent career prospects across all sectors. For example, as: 

Choose how you want to study Cyber Security at IU

You can study Cyber Security in various forms. It all depends on what your individual everyday life looks like and what prerequisites you start your studies with. The table gives you a good overview of the advantages of the different forms of study and which model will best support you personally on your way.

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We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

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For maximum freedom - study 100% flexible

You study completely on your own terms – whenever, wherever and however you want! Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.

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Study the way you want after graduating from high school. Campus or online – you decide. 

Study on campus during the day or in the virtual lecture hall, exchange ideas with professors and fellow students and deepen your knowledge on our digital platform. This way you will benefit from the perfect mix of classic student life and flexible online studies!

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Degree
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science
State-recognised & award-winning*
State-recognised & award-winning*
German
English
Admission requirements
With and without Abitur (A-Levels)
With and without Abitur (A-Levels)
No NC (admissions restrictions) or waiting semester
No NC (admissions restrictions) or waiting semester
Advantages of the study format
Flexible learning on the online campus - whenever and wherever you want
Perfect mix of flexible online studies and regular courses on site or virtually
Innovative study app IU Learn and online campus
Innovative study app IU Learn and online campus
Possibility to study alongside your job thanks to 100% online teaching
Campus life with maximum flexibility – design your studies according to your life situation!
Personal support from study advisors, teachers, study coaches and career coaches
Structured curriculum, best support and personal contacts
Take your online exams 24/7 from the comfort of your own home
Classes and exams virtually or on-site in small groups
Campus
Virtual campus – 100 % online
Virtual campus & 15 locations
Time model
Start your studies at any time
Start your studies up to 4x per year
Full Time – 36 months
Full time – 36 months
Part Time I – 48 months
Part Time II – 72 months
Study online
Study online and on-site at the campus

* Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree programme.

Why you should study Cyber Security

A degree opens various doors for you and creates opportunities for more growth and freedom in your future. You have more career options than without and you rise much faster because you are taught certain key qualifications that are incredibly helpful in your specific field. In addition, some companies prefer academics for higher positions. Under the aspect of lifelong learning, you invest above all in yourself and your professional skills in the future. And: studying is fun - especially when education (like at IU) takes place the way you want it to.

 

Your IU studies in Cyber Security

In the practice-oriented Bachelor's programme in Cyber Security, you will become a threat hunter with leadership potential. You will work intensively on the Architecture, Programming and Maintenance of Security Systems. In order to do this, you will learn the basics of Computer Science, Computer Security and Programming with Python. In addition to Incident Response and Computer Forensics, you will learn about aspects of Pentesting and Reversing. You can deepen your knowledge with courses such as Host and Software Forensics in the field of Computer Security or Cloud Computing in the field of Computer Science. 

But your Bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security can do even more. Especially when it comes to current topics such as Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Analysis. IT law and IT service Management are also covered. You will become an expert in the field of Network and Data Security.

 

A look into the future: what you'll do after graduation

 As a Cyber Security specialist, you can be sure of excellent career prospects across all sectors.

After your Bachelor's degree, for example, it could be your job to protect the valuable data of your company and its customers. To do this, you develop comprehensive Network and Security strategies and also strengthen the security awareness of your company. Or you are responsible for the Planning, Installation, Administration and Maintenance of the Firewall and Network infrastructure and continuously optimise the it infrastructure of your company.

The most important questions about studying Cyber Security

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You'll find all of the important information about your study programme and IU International University of Applied Sciences in your personal brochure.

We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

Info by post

I have taken note of the data protection declaration as well as the information on the right of withdrawal and on the persons responsible.

*Mandatory fields

Awards, accreditations and certifications