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Master Computer Science (M.Sc.)

Computer Science - focuses on software engineering, cybersecurity or artificial intelligence as pacemakers for the digital society of the future. 

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Your digital future. Your international career. Study Computer Science.

Bits and bytes are your language and information technology is your passion? Then take the next step with our master's programme in Computer Science. You will be able to decide for yourself whether you want to focus on data science, cyber security or artificial intelligence later on.

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

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Your career opportunities. Future-oriented.

Your studies in Computer Science are opening a whole new range of opportunities for you and your career. Be ready to make an impact and to work in an industry as diverse as your learned skills.  

Mann und Frau arbeiten gemeinsam am Schreibtisch


As a data engineer, you take care of all processes associated with the generation, storage, preparation, maintenance, and transfer of data. Due to your specialisation in data science and artificial intelligence, you can translate complex algorithms in this environment into efficient software. Coordinating with users from different departments, you develop solutions to efficiently save and evaluate large amounts of data to answer user questions. 

Geschäftsleute arbeiten an ihren Schreibtischen


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Choose how you want to study Computer Science at IU

There is no right or wrong way to study Computer Science, only an IU study programme that perfectly suits you and your individual needs. Accordingly, you can complete your Master's degree completely independent of location and 100% online as a distance learning programme. For maximum freedom in your studies, you can choose from various time models and an innovative mix of digital learning tools, virtual live formats and personal support.  

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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 Computer Science


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Why you should study Computer Science

A Master’s degree at IU will help you in every respect, be it personally or professionally. By specialising in a particular subject or through a special combination of selected contents, you will acquire qualified professional competences that will pay off several times over. You will not only benefit from the targeted expansion of your professional horizon, you will also improve your general career opportunities, for example, by being preferred over other candidates who "only" have a Bachelor's degree. Your Master's degree will also have a noticeable effect on your starting salary and open up new prospects for exciting challenges as an internationally sought-after manager. 

This is what your Master's degree in Computer Science at IU looks like

The Master's degree in Computer Science at IU International University of Applied Sciences will deepen your knowledge in the fields of software engineering, mathematics and statistics. You will not only acquire important knowledge in the fields of data science, artificial intelligence, cyber security and data protection, you will also learn to deal with the influence of your work as a computer scientist on society and to analyse networked systems. In addition, depending on your chosen specialisation, you will work intensively in one of many subject areas such as Advanced Cyber Security and Cryptology, Blockchain and Quantum Computing or IT Governance and Service Management. 

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

The need for qualified IT specialists who are well versed in topics such as digitalisation and transformation will continue to increase in the future. Your Master's degree in Computer Science will open up many ideal career opportunities for you to take off internationally in the fields of data science, cyber security or artificial intelligence. As an IT professional with specialised knowledge, you will be in great demand in the private sector, in the public sector or on a self-employed basis as a data engineer, software developer in the field of science/ AI or security specialist in the field of data science.  

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“