DEVELOP YOUR FUTURE. STUDY SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT.
In times of digital growth, the need for skilled programmers is higher than ever, and with your Bachelor's degree in Software Development you have good career prospects. Your studies at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU) provides you with all the necessary skills to work successfully as a developer in IT departments of larger companies or Software companies.
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Choose how you want to study Software Development at IU
You can complete your Software Development Bachelor's degree at IU in MyStudies. Here you can find out how your studies at IU work and what your advantages are in the MyStudies study model.
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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!
* Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree programme.
Why you should study Software Development
In an economy where software in general, and especially Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), is gaining more and more market volume, software developers are the winners. With a degree in Software Development, you can be sure of excellent career opportunities. This means that you can prepare yourself for great freedom in your career choice. Software developers are in great demand in many areas. There will probably not be enough talented people to meet the demand in the future either. This means that you have excellent career choices.
Moreover, studying is a wonderful experience in itself. Especially at IU, because we place great emphasis on lifelong learning that takes place according to your needs. 100% flexible. Because your studies should fit (to) you.
Your IU studies in Software Development
Where and when you want - at IU you study at your own pace. Each semester you learn a new technology and programming language and apply them in practical projects. After all, the theory-practice transfer is extremely important for a discipline like Software Development. You also learn about Data Modelling and Database Systems during your studies. In addition, you will deal with IT infrastructures and IT project management. Towards the end of your studies, you can choose from numerous specialisations such as "Data Science and Object-Oriented Programming with Python", "Internet of Things and Embedded Systems" or "Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality". Or you can embark on a "Learning Journey" designed by us. Sounds good? Then start your Software Development studies at IU.
A look into the future: what you'll do after graduation
Among the TOP 10 topics in the ranking initiated by the World Economic Forum, seven (Cloud Computing, Big Data Analysis, Internet of Things, IT Security, Artificial Intelligence, E-Commerce and Virtual Reality) can be found in the curriculum of the Software Development degree programme, the job profile "Software and Applications Developer" is among the ten most sought-after professions across all industries and there are bottlenecks in filling Software Development-related jobs.
These are just three of the many reasons to choose a software development degree at IU International University of Applied Sciences. After your studies in Software Development, exciting career prospects await you, because software plays a leading role everywhere in times of digitalisation.
The most important questions about studying Software Developtment
At IU, we take a binary view of the numerus clausus (NC) of your Abitur or Fachabitur. A pass is a pass - whether you have an average of 1, 2, 3 or 4. You can expect an exciting course of study with us and not an arduous selection procedure or lengthy waiting semesters. We do not have a single NC for any of our Bachelor's degree programmes. In a personal interview with you, we would rather find out together what your greatest strengths and talents are.
You can complete your Bachelor's degree in Software Development anywhere in Germany at the Virtual Campus. You can also study the Bachelor of Software Development at the MyStudies campus in Berlin or Bad Honnef.
Yes, it is possible to study at IU without an Abitur. Prospective students who do not have an Abitur or Fachabitur can study software development if they have completed an advanced training programme, have a master craftsman's certificate or have at least two years of vocational training and at least three years of professional experience. Does this apply to you? Then you can get started soon.
The Bachelor Software Development lasts 36 months at MyStudies. A longer duration of study is also no problem at IU.
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