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Master Business Intelligence (M.Sc.)

With your Master’s degree in Business Intelligence, you will have an overview of all company data. And you will know exactly how to optimise and accelerate processes.  

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Your strategy: More efficiency. With the Business Intelligence study programme.

You need filtered company data to control and optimise business processes. Your master's degree in Business Intelligence (BI) bridges the gap between business strategy and big data, enabling you to manage both operational activities and large amounts of data.

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In our free and non-binding information material you will find out everything about:

  • Content of your studies

  • Admission and application

  • Prices in detail

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Your career opportunities: Potentially on the rise.

Industry analysts predict that investments in the business intelligence market will almost double. CIOs, i.e., IT managers, estimate that there is a very high demand for IT specialists in the area of business intelligence and reporting services. With your Master’s degree in BI, you will be able to take up positions in lower and middle management in this rapidly growing environment. For example, as: 


As a business intelligence analyst, you have a high affinity for data and recognise the connections between them. You are responsible for the preparation, cleaning and modelling of data in order to gain business-relevant insights. You define requirements for complex data analyses and develop corresponding concepts. You also evaluate business processes and report your results to stakeholders using relevant KPIs.




Choose how you want to study Business Intelligence at IU

You can complete your Master's degree in Business Intelligence at IU as a distance learning programme 100% online. For maximum freedom and self-determined learning, you will not only have an innovative mix of interactive teaching formats at your disposal. In addition, IU’s distance learning programme offers you numerous other advantages.  

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For maximum freedom - study 100% flexible

You study completely on your own terms. 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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The most important questions about studying Business Intelligence


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Why you should study Business Intelligence

With a Master’s degree, you’ll be able to take your career to the next level and bring the specialist knowledge you have gained to a new level. This way, you won’t only be able to pursue a certain professional direction, but also specialise in a selected subject area. First and foremost, this will give you an attractive competitive advantage over other applicants who “only” have a Bachelor’s degree. In addition, your Master’s degree will give you the skills you need to take on important management functions with significantly more responsibility later on. This will also be reflected in your salary sooner or later. Your Master’s degree offers you optimal opportunities for advancement and career development

This is what your Master's degree in Business Intelligence at IU looks like

The Master’s degree in Business Intelligence at IU International University of Applied Sciences provides you with valuable basic and specialised knowledge along the entire BI process chain – from data management and the business intelligence process to corporate strategy. While you acquire the necessary basic knowledge of business management in basic courses, you will be made fit in ETL technologies, data warehousing and all other disciplines in the area of BI. You’ll determine the focus of your Master’s degree in Business Intelligence yourself, whereby you will be able to choose between different areas such as data preparation and storage, conventional and NoSQL data warehousing or data visualisation and effective reporting.   

A look into the future: what you will be able to do after graduating

Data is a strategic asset in the age of digitalisation. Those who can manage it intelligently have a decisive competitive advantage. Accordingly, industry analysts predict that investments in the business intelligence market will almost double. This means that the need for IT specialists will continue to increase. As a graduate with a Master's degree in BI, you will take on leading positions in lower and middle management in this rapidly growing environment. For example, you’ll be able to work as a Business Intelligence Analyst preparing, cleansing and modelling data, as a Business Intelligence Solution Architect analysing business processes or as a Data Consultant developing data strategies. 

Awards, accreditations and certifications

IU Internationale Hochschule ist seit 1999 eine staatlich anerkannte HochschuleIU Internationale Hochschule ist vom Wissenschaftsrat akkreditiertIU Internationale Hochschule ist zugelassen für FernunterrichtIU Internationale Hochschule erhält beim StudyCheck-Award 2023 die Auszeichnung „Top Hochschule in Deutschland“