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Cyber Security

IU International University of Applied Sciences

36 months
1404 EUR/year
1404 EUR/year
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In this programme, you will become an expert in identifying and eliminating cyber threats. You will acquire up-to-date knowledge in the area of cyber security and deal with the architecture, programming and maintenance of security systems. In addition to incident response and digital forensics, you will learn aspects of penetration testing and reverse engineering.


Learn how to protect companies, customers, and systems against cyberattacks and ensure sensitive data is secure with the IU Bachelor in Cyber Security. Become a specialist in statistical and digital forensic methods and enter an exciting career field that is continually growing in importance. Study 100% online with IU.


As a graduate of our Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security you will be familiar with the complexity of security measures and familiarise yourself with targeted industry-specific topics. You will have the necessary knowledge to create security concepts and carry out relevant tests. This will enable you to defend against cyber-attacks with the help of secure software and system architecture. 

After graduation, you might, for example, be part of an IT security department or system architecture team. You can also pursue a career in digital forensics, pentesting, auditing, red teaming, or as a cyber incident responder.

Cyber Security Specialist: Cyber security specialists work on security projects and develop measures in the context of IT audits. These experts are in a very responsible position overall. Tech and cyber security specialists are the central point of contact within an IT service team for all security issues, carrying out vulnerability analyses and examining how secures software and systems are. They work closely with web/network specialists and are involved in maintaining and constantly adapting the company's IT infrastructure.


IU 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. Also, IU is the first German university that achieved a 5-star rating for Online Learning from QS.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Object Oriented Programming with Java
  • Mathematics: Linear Algebra
  • Colaborative Work
  • Requirements Engineering
  • System Pentesting Basics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


180 ECTS



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Requirements:

  • Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels, IB Diploma including your Transcript of Records.
  • Proof of eligibility to study a bachelor's degree at university in Germany.

 Depending on your chosen programme, academic level, and background, you might need to also take one of the following to make sure you are ready to study with us: 

  • Bachelor Entrance Examination 
  •  Pathway Programme 

English Level:

  • Proof of English skills.
  • If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.

  • Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1404 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1404 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1404 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1404 EUR per year during 36 months.

180 ECTS:

  • €117/month (full time - 36 months)

  • €98/month (part time - 48 months)

  • €75/month (extended - 72 months)

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